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Mrs. Whitehead from Dexter MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teaching Math Through Literature Books

Help me give my students another way to love math through math literature.

  • $898 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Bringing the love of reading to math would decrease math anxiety, increase math enjoyment and incorporate reading skills. I teach two sections of math in 3rd grade. The students love to be involved with math manipulatives. I know they would also enjoy being read to or reading themselves. This would be especially true when introducing a math concept, summarizing the concept, or for review. These books not only would promote math but the love of reading and math together. The students I teach are eager learners in every avenue. They enjoy hands-on experiences in all subject matters including math. I can't wait to share these books with them.

My Project

It has long been a goal of mine to have a BOOK center just for math enjoyment and concepts. There are many options through literature that can aid in the enjoyment and learning of math skills. I also love to read to my students. This is yet another way I can increase excitement in math. These literature combinations I selected have the book that can be used, but there are many activities that will go along with the skill the book is referencing. These books will be wonderful when introducing, summarizing and reviewing concepts. They will also bring enjoyment to math learning.

Mrs. Whitehead
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pro-Line II Prado 3 Shelf Bookcase White 48"H x 31.5"W x 12"D • Staples Advantage $159.99 1 $159.99
Math Concepts Book Set • Nasco $124.95 1 $124.95
Cool Art with Math and Science Book Set • Nasco $94.95 1 $94.95
Greg Tang Book Set • Nasco $90.95 1 $90.95
Math Matters Level One • Nasco $75.95 1 $75.95
David Adler Book Set • Nasco $73.95 1 $73.95
AA740X - Black Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 2 $55.98

Materials cost

$676.72

Vendor shipping charges

$46.08

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$762.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$134.64

Total project goal

$897.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$897.59

4 Donors

-$508.80

Donations toward project cost

-$432.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.32

match offer

-$388.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$330.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.32

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$0.00

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