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Mrs. Fischer from Streamwood IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Using Wayside School to Improve Our Reading

My students need 20 copies of "Sideways Stories from Wayside School" by Louis Sachar.

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My third grade ELL students love read-aloud time! Every year one of their favorite books is "Sideways Stories from Wayside School". The silly stories and easy reading level always make it a hit.

Most of my students come from homes where parents are not able to read aloud in English, so for some school is the only place they can enjoy a good story and improve their English at the same time. I want to increase the benefits of our read-aloud time by not only allowing the students to listen, but to actually read the story with me.

I am asking for 20 copies of this book so that my students can follow along as I read, and then they can re-read the book during their silent reading time. Having their own copy of the book will help them learn new sight words and improve their fluency.

Your help will ensure that my students get the most out of our read-aloud time together.

Mrs. Fischer
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sideways Stories from Wayside School Louis Sachar, Adam McCauley (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.39 20 $107.80

Materials cost

$107.80

Vendor shipping charges

$10.78

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$129.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.36

Total project goal

$157.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.56

1 Donor

-$157.56

Donations toward project cost

-$129.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.36

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$0.00

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