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Ms. Mattingly from Louisville KY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Are Ready to Step Up Our Reading Game!

Help me give my students the opportunity to study complex texts and become better readers. Books like Divided Loyalties will not only allow them to dissect a more complex text, but will let them examine history too!

  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kiddos are a pretty cool group of kids! They always come into school with smiles on their faces, kindness in their hearts, and an eagerness to do well. My students have a great sense of humor, enjoy hearing and telling jokes, and can be goofy just like their teacher. They bring some sunshine into the world, something I wish more people would do these days. They give me a sense of hope for the future of our nation.

My fourth graders come together everyday to be scholars and good citizens.

We work hard, make mistakes, learn from one another, and make each day better than the last! As their teacher it is my responsibility to do everything that I can to find ways to maintain an environment that will help these amazing kids reach their potential and beyond!

My Project

Let's face it, Reading is one of those areas that students continue to struggle in every school year across the U.S. But what if you could help us work towards changing that from being fact to being fiction? Books like Divided Loyalties are going to expose students to texts that are more complex and allow them the opportunity to work with them and to understand them better.

When students have the opportunities and the resources they need to push themselves farther, the sky is the limit with how far they can go!

Together we can help give my students the opportunity and the resources to push themselves above and beyond where they think they can go. Help me help my students rise to the challenge!

Ms. Mattingly
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Divided Loyalties • AKJ Education $25.95 2 $51.90
Animal Defenses • AKJ Education $25.55 2 $51.10
A River of Words The Story of William Carlos Williams • AKJ Education $12.78 2 $25.56
Venom • AKJ Education $8.75 2 $17.50
Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
The Hope Chest • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Love That Dog • AKJ Education $5.59 2 $11.18

Materials cost

$182.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.90

Total project goal

$252.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.65

5 Donors

-$171.00

Donations toward project cost

-$149.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.90

match offer

-$77.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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