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Mrs. Luna from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Out of this World!

My students need non fiction books and science magazine materials to do many science and social studies based projects throughout the year.

  • $529 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are curious kids who love learning, and especially reading about non fiction topics. Children are so curious about the world, and learning about non fiction topics helps to open up so many possibilities for them.

The projects they enjoyed throughout the year were our science and social studies based topics such as plants, planets, learning about real people who made a difference in the world, and Native Americans.

My students will benefit from having more non fiction reading material in the classroom.

My Project

During the school year, we do many science and social studies based projects that require a lot of non fiction reading.

We will be using the science books to do research based projects in class.

These books will be used by the students to learn about the different science and social studies topics and then present what they learned to the students.

The science magazine subscription will allow my students to have more non fiction reading practice with which to practice as a class. We will read the science articles and practice using our non fiction reading skills such as main idea and details, which is not only essential for their reading, but writing about non fiction topics too.

It will make it easier to practice together because we will have a class set with which to read.

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

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SuperScience, Grades 3 - 6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 8 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 3–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $7.49 25 $187.25
The Ohlone (Native Americans) • Amazon Business $23.25 1 $23.25
Eyewitness Plant (DK Eyewitness Books) • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
The Ohlone (Spotlight on the American Indians of California) • Amazon Business $11.75 1 $11.75
Neptune: The Stormy Planet (Our Solar System) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
Mercury (Planets) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Jupiter (Planets) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Moon Book (Avenues) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Planet Earth/Inside Out • Amazon Business $7.32 1 $7.32
The Sun (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $7.23 1 $7.23
Planet Venus (New True Books: Space (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Hopi (True Books: American Indians) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Pueblo (True Books) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Sioux (True Books) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Stems (Plant Parts) • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
Flowers (Plant Parts) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Roots (Plant Parts) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
How Plants Grow (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was George Washington? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Were the Wright Brothers? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? • Amazon Business $4.37 1 $4.37
Jackie Robinson and the Story of All Black Baseball (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Alexander Graham Bell (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Muhammad Ali? • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89
Plant Stems & Roots (Look Once, Look Again Science Series) • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49

Materials cost

$362.09

Vendor shipping charges

$18.72

State sales tax

$33.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$449.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.30

Total project goal

$528.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$528.67

1 Donor

-$264.34

Donations toward project cost

-$224.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.65

match offer

-$264.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$224.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.65

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$0.00

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