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Mrs. Teixeira from Patterson CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The People of Sparks: A Novel Study

My students need the second novel in The City of Ember series. My students really enjoyed reading the first in the series as part of a novel study. My students are very good readers!

  • $384 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a high poverty area. Every day I see that these are very determined and intelligent students.

As a new teacher, I am still adding to my classroom.My students are better able to learn when they have visuals, especially in math.

I have attended a math training that taught me how to better teach fractions but I am in need of some math manipulatives to accomplish this. I think this would help my students understand the concepts such as fractions.

My Project

Novel studies make a huge difference in my student's academics. They are always ready and willing to start a new book. By adding this book to our novel study, it will open them into another world where they can get lost in the book. We read the first book that we borrowed from the library but our library does not have the second book in the series. My students would be ecstatic if we were able to get the second book to do another novel study.

My students love to get lost in a world of books!

Even my students who are typically lower readers become engaged in our novel studies and their tests show the progress.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 33 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The People of Sparks (The City of Ember) • Amazon Business $7.65 35 $267.75

Materials cost

$267.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$326.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.58

Total project goal

$383.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$383.85

3 Donors

-$380.32

Donations toward project cost

-$326.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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