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Mrs. Bostic from Bedford VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Homework Prize Cart

Help me give my students a cart full of reading related prizes for completing their nightly homework!

  • $344 goal

This project expired on January 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is attended by approximately 460 2nd through 5th graders. We have been continuously working to get all of our students on their grade level for reading and to instill of love of reading into all of them.

We participate in a Cooperative Learning reading program from John Hopkins University, Success for All.

This program puts students into a leveled reading group for 90 minutes of the day. During this time students not all read, but work cooperatively and attainable, data-driven goals.

A large part of the program being successful, is students reading on their own for 20 minutes a night. This is a goal we have as a school that will help us attain our yearly goal of making sure 80% of our students pass their SOL test and are reading on or above their grade level!

My Project

We are raising money for our to create a prize cart for our students who do their reading homework nightly. Research shows that reading just 20 minutes a night has many positive effects on students now as well as in their future success. We would love to have positive incentives for students who complete their nightly reading. We have gotten our return rate up to 85%, but we are looking for a way to break that plateau and strive for even more participation. We would appreciate anyone who can support our cause as we strive to create lifelong readers at our school!

Mrs. Bostic
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 460 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCIL AWARD PENCILS SUPER READER PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.62 10 $26.20
PENCILS SPORTS WITH TOP ERASERS SET OF 36 • School Specialty $22.22 1 $22.22
BOOKMARK ANIMAL CLIP OVER THE PAGEASSORTMENT PACK OF 40 • School Specialty $20.80 1 $20.80
PEN ROUND STIC GRIP FASHION BALLPOINT MEDIUM 1.0MM PACK OF 8 • School Specialty $2.05 10 $20.50
STICKERS EVERYDAY ASSORTMENT SCHOOL SMART SET OF 1700 • School Specialty $19.16 1 $19.16
PEN WOW! RETRACTABLE BALLPOINT 1.0MM ASST CLRS SET OF 8 • School Specialty $3.76 5 $18.80
SPORTS CIRCLE CLIP OVER THE PAGE BOOKMARKS PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19
SMILEY COLOR CIRCLE CLIP OVER THE PAGE BOOKMARKS PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19
SPORTS CIRCLE CLIP OVER THE PAGE BOOKMARKS PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19
SMILEY COLOR CIRCLE CLIP OVER THE PAGE BOOKMARKS PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19
PEN ROUND STIC GRIP PURPLE MEDIUM 1.2MM PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.76 5 $13.80
PENCILS AWARD EMOJI MADNESS PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.62 5 $13.10
MONKEY MISCHIEF BANANAS BOOKMARKS PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $2.83 3 $8.49
BOOKMARK WILD ABOUT BOOKS • School Specialty $3.90 1 $3.90
BOOKMARKS CAT IN THE HAT READ EVERYDAY PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $3.76 1 $3.76
BOOKMARKS CAT IN THE HAT READ EVERYDAY PACK OF 36 • School Specialty $3.76 1 $3.76
EMOJIS BOOKMARKS PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $3.61 1 $3.61

Materials cost

$234.86

Vendor shipping charges

$23.49

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$291.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.51

Total project goal

$343.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$343.38

5 Donors

-$179.48

Donations toward project cost

-$156.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.17

match offer

-$159.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$135.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.92

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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