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Ms. Smith from Portsmouth VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Watch me Read!

Help me give my students the opportunity to get back to reading books again. No kindle, no iPads, just good ole hardback/paperback books. They need to learn the enjoyment of reading.

  • $565 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 6th graders at our school. They are extremely hard workers and strive to do their best at all times. They have excelled in mastering the Virginia Standards of Learning and helping our school become fully accredited for another year.

Even though we are a Title 1 school, an urban school, and many of our students receive free and reduced lunch, we do not let that stop us from letting the world know we are smart, and we do not let small bumps knock us down.

Many of my students do not have the best home environment, but they continuously come to school each day eager and ready to learn. Our classes serve students with a range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, other health impairment and specific learning disabilities, as well as, English as a second language students. These students are our future doctors, lawyers, teachers, engineers, and many other career options, and they need the tools/resources to be successful.

My Project

This project will allow students to enjoy reading and be able to use their imagination and creativity to visualize what they are reading from their viewpoint. Kids hate reading so we will read the book together and understand what is going on and then compare it to the movie to compare/contrast, state the problem/solution and to break down all the literary elements of a story. This will also help students with reading skills and also help them to learn to enjoy reading together as a class. Please help fund this project for my students; they truly need it more than ever.

Ms. Smith
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Hate U Give Movie Tie-in Edition • AKJ Education $13.86 32 $443.52

Materials cost

$443.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$480.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.74

Total project goal

$564.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$564.91

7 Donors

-$466.40

Donations toward project cost

-$436.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

match offer

-$51.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$43.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$47.01

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$0.00

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