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Mrs. Brizzi from Fair Oaks CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teaching Reading With Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Help me give my students a complete class set of Ghost by Jason Reynolds!

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hungry for a voice, choice, and engaging books. They are creative, thoughtful, and full of questions! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically.

As a Title I school, just out of Sacramento, CA, students often come in saying they have difficulty completing assignments/reading at home because of lack of supplies, resources, support, and a conducive learning environment.

I incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's need for a conducive learning environment is met. They are truly an incredible, open-minded, diverse group and I can’t wait to enhance their learning experience!

My Project

These books will complete and enhance the print-rich classroom that I strive to create. My class novels are specifically chosen so that students really enjoy reading! Ghost by Jason Reynolds has been chosen with my students in mind-I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to gain exposure to engaging literature, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

With these new books, I will have a complete class set so that I can not only read this book in small groups but also in my grade level English classes.

The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in engaging literature, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with the printed word.

Mrs. Brizzi
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ghost (1) (Track) • Amazon Business $5.99 18 $107.82

Materials cost

$107.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$149.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.35

Total project goal

$175.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$175.66

3 Donors

-$87.83

Donations toward project cost

-$74.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.17

match offer

-$87.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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