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Mrs. M. from Johnston RI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading, Science, Inventors Oh My!

Help me give my students books about inventors and inventions that will spark interest in nonfiction reading.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students walk in every day ready to learn. They are full of energy and thirsty for knowledge. I work with 55 sixth, seventh and eighth graders. No matter what the challenges of their day are they are willing to step up to any challenge.

My school is a Title I school with about half of the population receiving free or reduced-price lunch.

My students come from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds and have a variety of different needs. Many of my students are reluctant readers and reading below grade level.

My Project

Having students read nonfiction text can sometimes be overwhelming with difficult vocabulary and concepts. As the reading teacher, I want to make certain reading is fun and enjoyable. The picture books for this project will be used to model fluent reading and think alouds. The multiple copies of texts will be used to provide the students with choice for book clubs.

These books about inventors and inventions will be used to immerse my 6th, 7th, and 8th grade readers in interesting nonfiction text.

The students will be participating in activities to share the new information they learn about inventors and inventions. Other activities the students will participate in include analyzing the structure of nonfiction text and biographies.

Mrs. M.
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 55 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Steve Jobs • AKJ Education $7.74 3 $23.22
The Woman Who Invented Windshield Wipers • AKJ Education $7.69 3 $23.07
What Color Is My World? • AKJ Education $5.83 3 $17.49
The Fantastic Ferris Wheel • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
National Geographic Readers: Thomas Edison • AKJ Education $4.49 3 $13.47
Who Were the Wright Brothers? • AKJ Education $4.37 3 $13.11
The Inventor's Secret • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Listen Up! • AKJ Education $3.64 3 $10.92

Materials cost

$129.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.55

Total project goal

$190.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.34

3 Donors

-$144.75

Donations toward project cost

-$132.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.71

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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