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Ms. Hearrell from Concord NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Multiplies The Math Mind!

Help me give my students math literature, such as Math Curse and Whole-y Cow!

  • $483 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have an amazing class! My students are so sweet and I am impressed day to day of how kind they are to one another. My class is very diverse with so many different cultures represented and various learning styles. They are so helpful to one another and always share encouraging words. We enjoy sharing our experiences with one another. We are like a little family!

Theodore Roosevelt said "Believe you can and you're halfway there;" well my students sure put our favorite quote to use every day!

They work so hard day in and day out despite any hindrances or sufferings they may be going through. Their love for learning and the excitement we share together makes all the difference in the world to them and myself. You've never seen a good time like a bunch of eight-year-olds and their teacher jamming out to the newest Flocabulary rap! Every day is a new adventure with these sweet children and I'm blessed to be a part of their lives!

My Project

Reading is such an important piece of academic growth for students. The more literature a child is exposed to, the greater their reading skills become. My goal is to stock my math classroom with math literature to help my students connect math and reading concepts and enhance their skills.

Most classrooms are not stocked with math literature books.

It is crucial that students see the connection of math to the world we live in and I've selected many books that do just this. I've included books that I can read aloud like Whole-y Cow, Inch by Inch, and Equal Shmequal to teach important math concepts for third grade. I've also picked out books my students can read individually to refresh their skills or just for fun like the Sir Cumference Series and The Grapes of Math. These books will be a blessing to many children year after year!

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This project will reach 42 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Whole-y Cow! Fractions are Fun • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Math Curse • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
One Odd Day • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
How Tall, How Short, How Far Away? • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
My Half Day • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
My Even Day • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Lion's Share • Amazon Business $8.94 1 $8.94
Measuring Penny (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Inch by Inch • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fraction Fun • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Sir Cumference and the Roundabout Battle • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi (A Math Adventure) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map (Charlesbridge Math Adventures (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Equal Shmequal (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
If You Were a Fraction (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
If You Were a Polygon (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Multiplying Menace Divides (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter (Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens: A Math Adventure • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland (A Math Adventure) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Fractions in Disguise: A Math Adventure (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Mystery Math: A First Book of Algebra • Amazon Business $7.73 1 $7.73
A Place for Zero (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
If You Were a Quadrilateral (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
How Much Is a Million? (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $7.63 1 $7.63
Place Value • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
Grandfather Tang's Story (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Sir Cumference and the Off-the-Charts Dessert (Charlesbridge Math Adventures (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $7.46 1 $7.46
Millions to Measure • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Great Divide: A Mathematical Marathon • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Remainder of One • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Inchworm and A Half • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jim and the Beanstalk • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Math For All Seasons: Mind-Stretching Math Riddles (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Grapes Of Math • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
On the Scale, a Weighty Tale (Math Is Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Fraction Action • Amazon Business $6.73 1 $6.73
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.14 1 $6.14
Tally O'Malley (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Even Steven and Odd Todd, Level 3 (Hello Math Reader) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table (A Math Adventure) • Amazon Business $3.42 1 $3.42

Materials cost

$347.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$409.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.30

Total project goal

$482.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$482.02

8 Donors

-$276.89

Donations toward project cost

-$238.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.03

match offer

-$201.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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