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Ms. Bandy from La Jolla CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supporting a Culture of Reading in Science

My students need access to high interest non-fiction texts to support their in class learning. A variety of books ensures that students of all reading levels can access quality information.

  • $631 goal

This project expired on November 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

These middle and high school students are amazing pupils who will all be first-generation college students. They come from all over our city and have an unbelievable amount of potential. Together, we come from diverse backgrounds but all share the common goal of graduating from high school, going to college, and implementing change in our world!

Furthermore, our programs emphasize students helping students model and we work heavily to have our students work in teams to support each other's learning!

My Project

I support students of varied cultural and linguistic backgrounds and ensuring that they have equitable access to quality nonfiction texts is essential to their academic success. My goal is to create a culture of reading within the science classroom, however, I need access to high-interest science texts that I can keep within my room.

My goal is to build a classroom library stocked with science texts to support the growth of scientifically literate student body.

As students become comfortable with reading non-fiction texts of their choice, they will be better equipped to become global citizens who can make informed decisions about socio-scientific issues in their communities.

Ms. Bandy
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NGSS Middle School - Complete Collection (51 Books) • AKJ Education $456.98 1 $456.98

Materials cost

$456.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$535.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.52

Total project goal

$630.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$630.16

8 Donors

-$315.08

Donations toward project cost

-$267.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.26

match offer

-$315.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$267.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.26

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$0.00

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