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Ms. Baker from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Places Reading Can Take You!

Help me give my students Scholastic News and Science Spin magazines to take them beyond the walls of our classroom as we study and read about different countries, communities, and cultures.

  • $566 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I want to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

My students are very inquisitive.

They often have questions about the different places or people that they read about. The resources that my students have are very limited, so they don’t have the opportunities that other students have. I have no control over their home lives, but I can control what happens at school. As their teacher, I want to give them as many learning experiences as I can that will help them connect to what they are studying.

My students come to school energetic and ready to learn, but they need appropriate reading resources that will expose them to new and exciting things.

My Project

Reading is important because it develops the mind. Kids who read more will perform better, acquire a greater vocabulary and develop better critical thinking skills. It is important that I expose my students to nonfiction text to help build their reading skills and increase their science and social studies knowledge with engaging informational texts.

Exposing children to high-quality literature allows them to take in information, sort it, and think critically about it.

We need Scholastic News and Science Spin magazines. The students will have the opportunity to learn about current events at a level that they can understand.

Scholastic magazines are designed to provide information to the child in an age-appropriate and grade-level appropriate manner. They have large beautiful photographs with small chunks of information around them. The photographs and the factual text give my students the information in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way.

Ms. Baker
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 2 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 60 $345.00
Science Spin Grade 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $0.99 60 $59.40

Materials cost

$404.40

Vendor shipping charges

$40.44

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$480.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.87

Total project goal

$565.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$565.78

2 Donors

-$283.00

Donations toward project cost

-$240.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.45

match offer

-$282.78

Match offer toward project cost

-$240.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.42

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$0.00

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