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Ms. Steen from Moss Point MS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Seeing Great Books

My students need to be able to see books on a daily basis. By placing the books on a magnetic bookshelf in a prominent area, I hope to spark interest in a variety of genres.

  • $189 goal

This project expired on December 19, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 5 classes filled with amazing students. They are hardworking, creative, and very enthusiastic students.

The school is a Title I school and 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

My students are primarily African-American. Many come from low-income families with the mother as the primary care-giver. They lack many things needed to be successful in school but this does not stop my students. They are highly motivated and come to school ready to learn each day.

My Project

I would like to be able to put books around my room in prominent areas so that the students are seeing book titles and covers that are interesting.

The magnetic shelves will help me do this.

I will be able to place books around my room and change them out frequently. Students will be able to pick out books and also exchange books as they complete their reading.

When my students see how much interest is generated by books placed on shelves, I believe more will be motivated to pick out books and hopefully read more at home and be able to discuss in class what they are reading.

Ms. Steen
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP476 - Magnetic Display Shelves • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.99 5 $119.95

Materials cost

$119.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.26

Total project goal

$188.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.41

2 Donors

-$155.41

Donations toward project cost

-$132.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.31

match offer

-$33.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$28.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.95

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$0.00

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