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Ms. Jenkins from Spencer OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is FunDamental!

Help me give my students a chance to fall in love with reading.

  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my class are a mixture of different levels of reading abilities. The purpose of this class is to give the students the extra help that they need in order to be successful and productive readers, which also makes them more successful and productive in life.

I believe these students are hungry for an educational experience that will provide lasting memories and make them feel better about school.

I want to help them find a love for reading.

My Project

I am looking to help some students who don't usually have a love for reading find a connection through stories that they can relate to. The students in my class have struggled with reading for quite a few years now, and I want to help them make a connection to a skill that will take them through the rest of their lives.

The books that I have chosen, The Bluford Series, have characters who are similar to people that my students know and may even be very similar to some of the students themselves.

The books are written about students who are living their everyday lives and trying to make it through school, but they are dealing with different situations at school and home that force them to make choices, set priorities, and deal with the consequences of their actions.

The books are easy to read and packed with excitement. I am hoping to create lessons with a book club feel to them so that the students can almost forget that they are reading being graded on their assignments and activities. I want them to be able to have a school reading class experience like none other.

Ms. Jenkins
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 145 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bluford Series 20-Book Boxed Set (Books 1-20) • Amazon Business $74.95 5 $374.75

Materials cost

$374.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$440.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.81

Total project goal

$518.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.72

2 Donors

-$258.48

Donations toward project cost

-$221.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.27

match offer

-$258.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$219.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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