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  • $231 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Ortiz
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

This Means War!

My students need The Lemonade War Series of books for book clubs.

My Students

I am the fortunate teacher of 16 determined third grade students. I work in a school that is the largest of 12 elementary schools in the district. We service over 600 students with a rich diversity who come from a variety of backgrounds, and more than 38% of whom speak a second language at home.

My school provides essential materials that are needed to get the school year started, however, it is unable to provide the luxuries my students deserve.

My Project

Third graders expand their reading with series books. These books are high-interest and entertaining. They develop relationships with the characters and are motivated to read more and more!

If students get hooked on a series, they will grow quickly in reading!

These Lemonade War Series books will be used during small group instruction of book clubs. Students will have many choices for books and access to additional books in the series. A variety of characters and plots will allow all students to find a book they are interested in. Students will work together in book clubs to discuss their series, similar to how adults meet to discuss the books they have read. These books will help my students develop a life-long love of reading!

It is imperative for children to have a rich classroom library in order to develop as readers. We need lots of books!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Lemonade Crime (The Lemonade War Series) • Amazon Business $7.41 5 $37.05
The Candy Smash (The Lemonade War Series) • Amazon Business $7.29 5 $36.45
The Bell Bandit (The Lemonade War Series) • Amazon Business $7.00 5 $35.00
The Lemonade War (The Lemonade War Series) • Amazon Business $5.99 5 $29.95
The Magic Trap (The Lemonade War Series) • Amazon Business $5.01 5 $25.05

Materials cost

$163.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$195.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.58

Total project goal

$230.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$230.53

2 Donors

-$115.26

Donations toward project cost

-$97.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.29

match offer

-$115.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.98

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The DonorsChoose.org Community and 2 other donors.

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