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

The World’s Stories and My Place in It!

My students need to see current events in their lives as well as the wider world many of them might not experience otherwise.

  • $623 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 60 students in two different blocks every day. Some of my students are special needs, that is having an IEP for special learning accommodations. Almost 100% of my kiddos are from lower income homes. We are an AVID school where we encourage and, hopefully, prepare our students to aim for college acceptance.

I work hard every day to have them experience language and history as something relevant to their everyday lives.

Please give us a hand. Thank you.

My Project

Scholastic News gives students the opportunity to read and analyze current newsworthy stories that keep their interest. Kids can read at their own grade level and feel confident that they can carry on a written or verbal conversation about these events that are shaping their lives. Many of my students do not read a newspaper nor do they watch the news on TV. I need to help them become informed citizens.

Storyworks gives these same kids various fictional stories to give them, hopefully, a love of reading and an interest in literature.

All of us love getting “mail,” and the anticipation of the new magazines arriving at the classroom door all school year can excite them in a way their textbooks cannot.

Mrs. Rifkin
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Storyworks, Grades 4 - 6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 6 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 4–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $7.85 31 $243.35
Scholastic News, Grades 5/6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 5/6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.50 31 $170.50

Materials cost

$413.85

Vendor shipping charges

$41.38

State sales tax

$37.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$529.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.41

Total project goal

$622.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$622.72

1 Donor

-$622.72

Donations toward project cost

-$529.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$93.41

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$0.00

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