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Mrs. Lyons from Austin TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading, It Builds Character!

Help me give my students an opportunity to explore elements of fiction through an engaging read aloud.

  • $245 goal

This project expired on February 8, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 4th grade at an excellent elementary school that is paving the way for a bright future for all the students we serve.

My students are some of the most amazing individuals that I have ever met.

They are intelligent, humorous, and inquisitive. I show up to work everyday ready to give them 110% because that is what they deserve. I am the team lead for 4th grade working with 7 other talented teachers, so not only will this donation help my students and my future students, but it will help all 4th grade students at our beautiful campus and community.

My Project

I get the privilege of teaching reading through novels at my campus. I truly feel this is the best way to explore the elements of fiction. This book will become part of a class read aloud. Students each will get to have a copy in their hands. As I am reading, the students are building fluency, accuracy, and comprehension.The students become super engaged with the characters and plot. I can teach character traits, character relationships, plot, and theme all with one novel.

My students become excited about learning and applying their knowledge to the novel.

Not only can I teach fiction through this novel, I can integrate nonfiction. I can introduce nonfiction text about mice since mice play such a pivotal part of the novel. I can then teach text features, text structure, and author's purpose. There are so many educational possibilities with this novel.

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Witches • AKJ Education $5.83 30 $174.90

Materials cost

$174.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$207.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.62

Total project goal

$244.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$244.14

6 Donors

-$127.07

Donations toward project cost

-$108.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.06

match offer

-$117.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$99.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.56

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$0.00

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