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Ms. Vahdat from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!

My students need a class set (28 books) of "Wonder", "Sign of the Beaver", & "Time Warp Trio: It's All Greek to Me", to grow in their literacy skills and love for reading.

  • $716 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free" ~ Frederick Douglass. My students are bright and motivated change-makers. They have an incredible desire to grow in their educational endeavors and deepen their love for reading.

My students are 56 fourth graders (separated into 2 classes) who are incredibly intelligent and eager to learn.

My students mean the world to me and I love them dearly. I have had the absolute honor of serving them in 3rd grade and I am excited to work with them this year as 4th graders. Our school is in Downtown San Jose and we have a large population of low income students and English learners. Our school is very driven and pushes students to understand that education opens many doors in life and that they are on a path to college.

My Project

This year in fourth grade, we have many extraordinary units planned to push student's thinking, engage in meaningful discussions, and put them on the pathway to success. My students will use these class sets (Wonder, Sign of the Beaver, and It's All Greek to Me) during 3 different units this year. During these units, students will be working on their reading comprehension skills, expanding their vocabularies, while also practicing reading fluently and accurately with expression. Despite my student's eagerness and yearning to learn, our limited access to resources slows their ability to grow to their maximum potential.

By providing this resource, my students will have an opportunity to achieve incredible results in reading comprehension and as productive members of their communities.

A donation will help my students attain an excellent education despite the lack of resources we are faced with.

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

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 56 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder • Amazon Business $8.41 28 $235.48
The Sign of the Beaver • Amazon Business $6.00 28 $168.00
It's All Greek to Me #8 (Time Warp Trio) • Amazon Business $4.24 28 $118.72

Materials cost

$522.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$47.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$607.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.26

Total project goal

$715.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$715.07

8 Donors

-$349.00

Donations toward project cost

-$311.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

match offer

-$348.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$296.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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