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Mrs. Dolan from Rocky Point NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Time For Kids

The cost of 50 subscriptions of Time for Kids is $385, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $409 goal

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I would like a subscription to TIME For Kids. I feel this is a wonderful resource for keeping children up to date on the activities happening in the world around them. I currently teach 4th grade at a rural school in Pender County, North Carolina. I teach 3 blocks of reading and 1 block of writing daily. Many of my children live in single family households, and many are on free or reduced lunch. Thirty percent of my students are ELL (English Language Learners). I feel that the majority of my students do not have the opportunities that many others have. I would like to purchase a subscription to TIME For Kids. I feel this would be an excellent source of non-fiction reading. The stories are a great way to teach comprehension and encourage critical thinking skills. It would also be a good source for character building skills as they read about people from all over the world and how they deal with the positive and negative events of their lives. Since I teach three classes I would like for each child to be able to keep their copy. I would like to have them assemble their copies into a world events book that they can keep as their own personal "Year In Review" when they leave 4th Grade. I was suprised when I showed the children the sample copy. I could not believe that most of the children have never had the opportunity of using a resource like TIME For Kids. Most of the class don't even receive a newspaper at home. When I have tried to talk about events that are happening around the world, they have no knowledge. I feel this would be a wonderful resource for my children. As they explore the world around them, they will learn and enjoy reading stories about people from other parts of the world as well as in their own country.

Mrs. Dolan
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME For Kids Magazine- World Report Edition w/ Go Places with TFK! (grades 4-7). Pricing is valid for orders placed between August 1 and October 16, 2004. TIME For Kids reserves the right to prorate issue quantity, free gifts, and pricing for orders received after October 16, 2004. Only valid for orders in quantities of 10 or more. Orders for less than 10 subscriptions will NOT be fulfilled. • Time for Kids $5.29 50 $264.50

Materials cost

$264.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$335.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.58

Total project goal

$408.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$408.76

3 Donors

-$387.56

Donations toward project cost

-$336.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.20

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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