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Mrs. Thomas from Dallas TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers to Leaders

My students need a classroom library to encourage and support literacy.

  • $500 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

LSMCE is a charter school adding a sixth grade class for the 2018-2019 school year. I have been chosen to teach English Language Arts and Reading to this brand new class of 6th graders. This urban school is like a family and it’s students are so precious. One thing our campus does not have is a library and my new classroom is devoid of novels for reading aloud or independently. We need books for independent reading and class sets for literary circles. Help us bridge access to books for our classroom library to transform our readers to leaders.

My Project

Research shows that students who are read to and who read independently are more likely to graduate from high school. Having access to a classroom library with relevant literature will engage them more fully in their own academic development. The lessons learned from these classics are ones that will stay with my students forever. I want my readers of today to be my leaders of tomorrow. Through Donors Choose we can begin building the classroom library for each student to have access to several titles throughout the school year. I plan to use literary circles and read alouds in class daily.

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Mrs. Thomas
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 6 Best Sellers (16 books) • AKJ Education $97.16 4 $388.64

Materials cost

$388.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$424.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.91

Total project goal

$499.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$499.38

5 Donors

-$499.38

Donations toward project cost

-$424.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.91

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$0.00

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