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Mrs. Spain from Hilo HI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Exercise for Your Mind - Read to Succeed!

My students need classroom sets of books for author's study projects and independent reading.

  • $740 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I co-teach an inclusion class consisting of 48 5th graders. The range of the students' learning abilities varies from Pre-K to 9th grade. I would like to challenge the students to learn from each other.

One of our goals is to create a safe learning environment where the students will feel as if they are part of a community where they play a major role.

They will be provided with the opportunity to collaborate with one another through reading novels.

My Project

Providing our class with sets of novels will allow the students to read and participate in reading discussions. Students will be able to choose a book and discuss the contents of the book with their peers. They will be able to collaborate on group projects and present their recommendations of their book to their classmates.

Reading is exercise for your mind!

Being able to choose from a wide variety of grade appropriate books will give students a sense of ownership. My goal is promote and enhance their love of reading not only in my classroom, but for the rest of their lives.

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

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This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder • Amazon Business $10.52 11 $115.72
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics) • Amazon Business $6.99 11 $76.89
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia) • Amazon Business $6.29 11 $69.19
Holes • Amazon Business $6.04 11 $66.44
Frindle • Amazon Business $5.64 11 $62.04
Maniac Magee • Amazon Business $5.59 11 $61.49
The Sign of the Beaver • Amazon Business $5.49 11 $60.39
Bridge to Terabithia • Amazon Business $4.83 11 $53.13

Materials cost

$565.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$628.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.94

Total project goal

$739.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$739.58

6 Donors

-$382.29

Donations toward project cost

-$324.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.34

match offer

-$357.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$303.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.59

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$0.00

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