You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Greene from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read to Me!

Help me give my students books to enjoy for interactive read alouds during mini reading lessons.

  • $232 goal

This project expired on January 27, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of backgrounds at one of the only schools in the rural setting in Indianapolis. I teach third, fourth, and fifth grade students who get special education support. My students have a variety of disabilities and a larger variety of personalities!

It is crucial to give every student the opportunity to be successful.

My students want to be successful just like any other student, but they need extra support to allow them to become successful.

My Project

My school is making a change from using basal readers (text books) to using a mini lesson approach during reading. During these mini lessons, teachers will use books to do an interactive read aloud to focus on a specific reading skills. (Sometimes it can be a grammar skill as well.)

Interactive read alouds are engaging to students of all ages and grades.

No student is too old to be read to.

I think this is a positive change for our district and as a teacher, I want to be as prepared as possible to set up my students for success.

Mrs. Greene
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Greene is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hedgie's Surprise • Amazon Business $17.81 1 $17.81
Junkyard Wonders • Amazon Business $16.68 1 $16.68
A Camping Spree With Mr. Magee • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Officer Buckle & Gloria (CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOK) • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Miss Nelson Is Missing! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fly Away Home • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Wednesday Surprise • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
A Sick Day for Amos McGee: Book & CD Storytime Set (Macmillan Young Listeners Story Time Sets) • Amazon Business $7.14 1 $7.14
Ira Sleeps Over • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Sheila Rae, the Brave • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Library Lion • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Weekend with Wendell • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Mysterious Tadpole • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Day's Work • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95

Materials cost

$164.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.80

Total project goal

$232.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.00

4 Donors

-$128.49

Donations toward project cost

-$109.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.27

match offer

-$103.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$87.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Indianapolis","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2480286],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3657145,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/read-to-me/3657145/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":30,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Greene","authorIds":{"2480286":{"owner":"Mrs. Greene","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3657145],"proposalHash":"1331008697","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp2480286_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1533310579271","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20460104,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjAxMTQ3OA==","MjQ4MDI4Ng==","NTk2ODQyNw==","NTgzODk4MQ==","MjQ5OTM5Mg=="],"teacherId":2480286,"schoolCounty":"Marion","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IN","name":"Indiana"}}