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Ms. Lubben from Kansas City MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The BFG Novel Study for 3rd graders

My students need an individual copy of the book The BFG to participate in an end of the year novel study unit.

  • $584 goal

This project expired on August 17, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember reading your first chapter book? Our third grade students have worked all year on their reading skills and are ready to start reading chapter books. We would like to reward their hard work and study a novel. We selected The BFG for its age appropriate content and quality of writing.

Our three classes of third grade students attend a K-6 elementary school in Kansas City, MO.

They live in a high-poverty area where almost 90% of students in the school district receive free or reduced priced lunch. Many families are unable to fill their home bookshelves with high-quality reading material. Our students come from diverse backgrounds and there are over 10 languages spoken among our three classes.

My Project

The textbook provided by the curriculum is not enough; my students need a variety of materials to help them succeed! We are requesting 3 classroom sets of the book The BFG to complete a novel study unit. For many of our students, this will be their first experience studying a chapter book. Each student would have their own copy of the book and therefore be able to take notes while reading and working on comprehension strategies.

In our current reading class, students read stories from a textbook and do not have the chance to interact with real books.

In order to become lifelong readers, students need to be comfortable and familiar with reading quality chapter books.

Ms. Lubben
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 85 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The BFG • AKJ Books $5.10 90 $459.00

Materials cost

$459.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$495.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.51

Total project goal

$583.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$583.39

1 Donor

-$291.69

Donations toward project cost

-$247.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.75

match offer

-$291.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$247.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.75

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$0.00

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