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

Scientific Enrichment

The cost of 6 science books from Barnes & Noble is $145, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $145 goal

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I love the school where I work, here at Maplewood Elementary we have a diverse student body, and we try to address all of our students' needs. There is one particular need, however, that is not overlooked, but I feel could use better and newer resources. Our Spanish-speaking children could and deserve newer and more exciting non-fiction reading materials. In order for third graders to move to the fourth grade they need to pass the TAKS reading test, which is laden with non-fiction texts and vocabulary. Even though, children are provided with non-fiction reading material, Spanish readers, unfortunately, do not have the same level and type of selections that English readers enjoy. This is why I am asking the Donors Choose community to support my idea that reading is fun and interesting in the Spanish language. The following books will equally enrich our classroom library and the young readers who will engross in the adventure and wonderments of outer space, reptiles. These books will introduce rich and complex vocabulary in a fun way. Children will read, study the pictures, and connect this new information to TAKS reading?thus addressing several learning styles.

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

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This project will reach 6 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Insectos (Guias Visuales Seris) Laurence Mound • Barnes and Noble $17.99 1 $17.99
Dinosaurio David Norman, Angela Milner, DK Publishing, Manufactured by DK Publishing • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Reptiles Manufactured by DK Publishing Staff, Manufactured by Dorling Kindersley Publishing • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Peces (Guias Visuales Serie #20): Descubre el Asombroso Mundo de los Peces: Su Evolucion, Como Viven y Sus Extranos y Maravillosos Habitos Steve Parker, David Pickering (Editor), Sharon Spencer (Editor), Elizabeth Hester (Editor), Manufactured by Dorling Kindersley Publishing • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Pajaro DK Publishing • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Tibur n Staff of DK Publishing, DK Publishing, Manufactured by DK Publishing • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39

Materials cost

$89.94

Vendor shipping charges

$8.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$118.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.10

Total project goal

$145.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$145.00

1 Donor

-$136.74

Donations toward project cost

-$119.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.38

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$0.00

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