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Mrs. Norris from Columbus GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Scholastic News: Read All About It

My students need subscriptions to Scholastic News, Science Spin,and Geography Spin to learn about their world and improve literacy through nonfiction texts.

  • $552 goal

This project expired on February 10, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember the thrill of receiving weekly magazines in your classroom? I do! It was something I looked forward to each week. I want my students to experience that same feeling of eager anticipation for a chance to read about interesting, kid-friendly topics.

My students are a fantastic group of unique individuals.

Some have special needs, others are gifted learners. We have military dependents, children speaking English as a second language, and others who have lived in our neighborhood their entire lives. We are very fortunate to have such a beautifully diverse classroom community.

My Project

A subscription to Scholastic News, Science Spin, and Geography Spin would allow each of my students to receive their own magazines on a regular basis for the entire year. These are magazines that provide nonfiction reading and opportunities to debate topics that are appropriate for children. These titles will help my students understand current events, scientific concepts, and the geography of their world. With the book bins requested, my students will have a place to store their magazines and related nonfiction books that will help them extend the lessons from their magazines. When they find a topic that interests them, they will be able to easily find more information on the subject.

With your help, my students will have access to interesting, engaging, and relevant nonfiction for an entire year.

They will become interested new topics, form their own opinions, and learn to love reading. Please help my students become more well-rounded individuals by supporting this project.

Mrs. Norris
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 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 $4.75 30 $142.50
Picture Book Library Bins™ With Dividers - Primary • Really Good Stuff $29.97 2 $59.94
Chapter Book Library Bins™ With Dividers - Primary • Really Good Stuff $29.96 2 $59.92
Group Colors For 6 - Durable Book And Binder Holders With Wings • Really Good Stuff $20.99 2 $41.98
Geography Spin Grades 3–6 - 8 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 3–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $0.99 30 $29.70
Science Spin Grades 3–6 - 8 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 3–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $0.99 30 $29.70

Materials cost

$363.74

Vendor shipping charges

$42.85

State sales tax

$26.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$468.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.71

Total project goal

$551.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$551.42

1 Donor

-$551.42

Donations toward project cost

-$468.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.71

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$0.00

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