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Mr. Smith from Birchwood WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is Essential

My students need a variety of books at different reading levels for Guided Reading.

  • $471 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students love to read! They love reading and they love being read to. Students are continually improving their ability to read more advanced books. One of their favorite parts of the day is guided reading time.

Students enjoy the challenge of reading more difficult books!

However, many of our students are of high poverty. In turn not a lot of reading is done at home. For some the only reading and reading instruction they do is at school. Therefore we want to provide as much variety to students as possible.

My Project

Reading is a fundamental aspect of life. In education and helping kids learn to read, kids need books at and beyond their reading level. They need books that are challenging, yet not to difficult. For this reason it is important to have a variety of books for students to choose from.

Reading is important for all aspects of life.

As a small district with high poverty that receives very little funding, it is difficult to get the need supplies for students. Books are a necessary part of helping students become literate. As these books requested are at a variety of reading levels, students will be able to advance their reading capabilities to become top notch readers.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Nate: Revenge of the Cream Puffs • Amazon Business $9.03 6 $54.18
Savvy • Amazon Business $7.97 6 $47.82
Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism • Amazon Business $7.48 6 $44.88
The Twits • Amazon Business $7.19 6 $43.14
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread • Amazon Business $7.19 6 $43.14
The Sasquatch Escape (The Imaginary Veterinary) • Amazon Business $6.48 6 $38.88
Woodsong • Amazon Business $5.64 6 $33.84
Bowling Alley Bandit: The Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut • Amazon Business $5.19 6 $31.14
Middle School: Get Me Out of Here! • Amazon Business $4.61 6 $27.66

Materials cost

$364.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$400.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.61

Total project goal

$470.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$470.76

2 Donors

-$330.50

Donations toward project cost

-$280.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.57

match offer

-$140.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$119.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.04

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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