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Mrs. Iwersen from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Updated and Engaging Books!

Help me give my students non-fiction leveled Scholastic readers that are actually engaging!

  • $503 goal

This project expired on September 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hard working and very energetic. They are creative and love to read! We are a year round school and I loop with my class which means I get to work with them for two years. Our school is Title I with 100% of our students receiving free breakfast, lunch, and snack.

"It's okay to be different" has been a positive motto for our class this year!

We are very lucky to be in a culturally rich classroom where we can learn about diversity. Over half of my students are receiving services for special education and ESL. We spend a lot of time building our community and appreciating each other's differences.

My Project

I read somewhere the room with the most books will see the most growth in student reading. Well, that is my goal. It's surprising how hard it is to find leveled books for emergent readers that are truly engaging with modern pictures. It's even harder to find these books in a non-fiction genre. These scholastic sets will allow my most emergent readers to practice with partners and small groups while building their skills to then read independently. These books are engaging with the use of modern pictures, repetitive sentence structures, and non-fiction topics. I know they will help my students make the growth in reading they deserve!

Mrs. Iwersen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sports Talk, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $89.00 1 $89.00
American Symbols, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $89.00 1 $89.00
Community Helpers, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $89.00 1 $89.00
Weather, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $89.00 1 $89.00

Materials cost

$356.00

Vendor shipping charges

$35.60

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$426.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.34

Total project goal

$502.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$502.28

5 Donors

-$477.28

Donations toward project cost

-$405.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.59

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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