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Mrs. Jakubik from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Star Science Explorers

Help me give my students the opportunity to explore science and current events through reading.

  • $790 goal

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My Students

I teach a wonderful spirited first grade class with a wide range of academic abilities from GT students to students receiving intervention as well as EL students. This is a great group of students who love to learn and discover new things. They really enjoy collaborating and working together to help each other succeed. We use books as well as other materials to enrich our science curriculum. One thing we love to use during instruction is the Scholastic News magazines, which are interactive and motivate our students to learn about science as well as current events. With the subscription we also get access to online resources. We would love to get this subscription funded for our first grade students beginning next year.

My Project

Scholastic News are great non fiction reading magazines for students at every level. They motivate students to learn about current events and science topics which align with our districts curriculum. We learn about forces, energy, the sun and moon as well as animals and plants. The magazines have real photographs that excite the students to read and discover many topics. Students enjoy reading independently and sharing with others. The online resources which are part of the subscription give teachers printable activities, as well as experiment ideas to use in classroom lessons. This adds to the hands-on lessons students love!!

Mrs. Jakubik
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 100 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 1 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 100 $575.00

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