You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Ms. Chadinha from San Mateo CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The More We Read, the More We Learn!

Help me give my students a rich and varied reading experience in our classroom library.

  • $286 goal

This project expired on December 24, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Although my school is in the heart of Silicon Valley, most of my students come from hard working, often first generation, immigrant families. My classroom is rich with multiple languages and students with varying abilities. I have three non-English speakers and twelve English language emergent learners. I have five special needs learners. My students work hard to be the best they can be. We work collaboratively, respectfully, and support and encourage each other to take academic risks. My students are learning the practice and benefits of a growth mindset. We journal almost daily about ways in which we can change our mindsets from, “I won’t try because I’m afraid of making mistakes,” to “Mistakes are ok and help my brain grow.”

My Project

I want to create a classroom library experience that better represents the cultural diversity in my classroom. Having a mix of both English and Spanish fiction novels to choose from validates the cultural mix in my room. Spanish speaking students will feel validated by having rich Spanish text to choose from during our literacy block. My English learners always appreciate and are eager to read new novels. All students in my classroom will benefit from an expanded classroom library that encompasses a full spectrum of leveled reading books, as well as accessible text for my Spanish speakers. I need more books to keep my students motivated to read. The more my students read, the more they learn. Spanish texts will keep my Spanish speakers motivated to read while they work hard to learn English.

Ms. Chadinha
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Chadinha is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA849 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 1 - Books Only - Level P (Gr. 3-4) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
AA846 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 1 - Books Only - Level M (Gr. 2-3) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
AA844 - Leveled Books Classroom Library 1 - Books Only - Level K (Gr. 2) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
Divergente (Divergent) • AKJ Education $20.69 1 $20.69
La Cura Mortal (The Death Cure) • AKJ Education $14.39 1 $14.39
Correr o morir (Maze Runner) • AKJ Education $14.39 1 $14.39
María: una niña latina en Estados Unidos (Maria: A Latina Girl in the United States) • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Supernova (Amulet #8) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
La Casa en Mango Street (The House on Mango Street) • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
¿Quién fue Harriet Tubman? (Who Was Harriet Tubman?) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
¿Quién fue el rey Tut? (Who Was King Tut?) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Bones • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Guerra de quinceaneras (Quince Clash) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$192.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.83

Total project goal

$285.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.55

2 Donors

-$139.00

Donations toward project cost

-$125.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.35

match offer

-$137.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"San Mateo","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6759514],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":4432662,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/the-more-we-read-the-more-we-learn/4432662/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":30,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Chadinha","authorIds":{"6759514":{"owner":"Ms. Chadinha","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4432662],"proposalHash":"-2131969093","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21475834,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjUxNzkyNg==","Njc5NDQ0","Njc2MTY4NQ=="],"teacherId":6759514,"schoolCounty":"San Mateo","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}