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Mrs. Heeps from Worcester MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is Our Super Power!

My students need to read a variety of texts to become the best readers possible. Scholastic magazines offers a variety of texts that will keep students engaged and motivated in their learning.

  • $389 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As Nelson Mandela once said, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." I teach fabulous fourth graders in an inner city school. My diverse population of students come from a low-income, high poverty district. All of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. Many of our students have experienced trauma in their life.

Despite many hardships, my students come to school every day ready and eager to learn.

It is important that my students are engaged and excited about learning! They want to be in school because they want to learn so they can be successful in life.

My Project

The more time spent on reading, the better reader a student will become. My students need to read a variety of texts to help them become fluent readers. Scholastic magazines have interesting articles that engage and motivate students to learn.

I want to provide my students with quality texts to help improve their academic skills.

Scholastic magazines offer articles that will do just that. Scholastic News provides students with information about current events. This year my students’ read about new artifacts from an ancient shipwreck found off the coast of Greece, how you may be fined if you text while crossing the street in Hawaii, and new clues about how the Great Pyramid in Egypt was built. Science Spin will increase their knowledge about scientific breakthroughs. The curriculum provides access to videos to build background knowledge, and interesting science and engineering articles.

Mrs. Heeps
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 4 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 4 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 40 $230.00
Science Spin Grades 3–6 - 8 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 3–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $0.99 40 $39.60

Materials cost

$269.60

Vendor shipping charges

$26.96

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$330.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.34

Total project goal

$388.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$388.94

2 Donors

-$388.94

Donations toward project cost

-$330.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.34

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$0.00

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