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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

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

Ms. Barlow from Central Falls RI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading for Radiant Readers

Help me give my students interesting books to read in small groups to enhance their reading skills and increase their love of reading.

  • $157 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a middle school in an area with a high poverty rate. I, therefore, work as hard as I can to make school a safe and exciting learning space for my students.

I love that my students can teach me as much as I can teach them.

All of my students come from different backgrounds and cultures and they find a way to teach me something new everyday. Our classroom has implemented blended and personalized learning to meet the needs of all of our learners. During the blended stations, I teach small reading groups. This is where the students can read, grow, and thrive at their own level.

My Project

Books are the best way to expand a student's knowledge and unlock their potential. I teach in a fifth grade class to many students that have unique needs and challenges. Many of my students are learning English and need interesting books to grab their attention and encourage them to read more. We use a small group reading program that does not supply enough reading materials at various levels for all of my students. The books that I have selected for my students, like Fly Guy Sharks, are ones that my students chose themselves and said they would be interested in reading and learning more about. Children deserve to feel successful when they read and providing books at their independent reading levels is one way to do this.

Ms. Barlow
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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

7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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 Ms. Barlow is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nate the Great Talks Turkey • Amazon Business $5.39 4 $21.56
Fly Guy Presents: Sharks (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 5 $19.95
Fly Guy Presents: Space (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.74 5 $18.70
Mac and Cheese (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Super Friends: Flying High (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Pete the Cat Phonics Box: Includes 12 Mini-Books Featuring Short and Long Vowel Sounds (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48

Materials cost

$101.61

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.49

Total project goal

$156.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$156.62

4 Donors

-$145.38

Donations toward project cost

-$128.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

match offer

-$5.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$4.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.24

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":"Central Falls","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5307342],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"RI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3690883,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/reading-for-radiant-readers/3690883/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":160,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Barlow","authorIds":{"5307342":{"owner":"Ms. Barlow","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3690883],"proposalHash":"-744665843","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp5307342_orig.jpg?crop=1:1,smart&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1571515188389","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21166811,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":335,"proposalURL":"project/stem-bins-for-innovators-inventors-and/5435631/","proposalTitle":"Stem Bins for Innovators, Inventors, and Engineers!","proposalId":5435631},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjA0MzM0MA==","MTU1NjI5Ng==","NDg2NDM4OQ==","NTMwNzM0Mg==","MjcxMzE0OQ=="],"teacherId":5307342,"schoolCounty":"Providence","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"RI","name":"Rhode Island"}}