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  • $330 goal

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Mrs. Landry
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

We Need Books to Support Our Thematic Unit!

My students need books on assorted reading levels to support content understanding in a cross-curricular unit on the importance of water.

My Students

In order to provide an opportunity for rich content understanding within this unit, we need books supporting the theme for extended learning.

My students attend a wonderfully diverse community school.

We have a large special needs population, many English as a Second Language learners, and a majority of our students qualify for free or reduced school lunch, indicating an economic disadvantage. Despite of the challenges facing my school and students, we are considered a "Top Gains" school in our state, having improved test scores greatly in the past few years.

My Project

This year, we will be using a Common Core State Standards aligned, comprehensive curriculum that connects reading, science, and social studies content areas. This particular unit focuses on the importance of water around the world. These books will be used to scaffold my students' understanding of this topic, and enrich their learning opportunities. We will also be able to use these books to compare and contrast literary types, author's purpose, and content.

These books will make my students more aware of global challenges, which is of utmost importance in today's society.

It will also lead to an appreciation of the natural resources of which we in America have easy access.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Water World • AKJ Books $17.21 1 $17.21
A Drop of Water • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59
One Well: The Story of Water on Earth Rochelle Strauss, Rose • AKJ Books $13.83 1 $13.83
Not a Drop to Drink: Water for a Thirsty World • AKJ Books $13.10 1 $13.10
Common Ground • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
All the Water in the World • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
The Snowflake • AKJ Books $12.37 1 $12.37
Water Music : Poems for Children • AKJ Books $10.76 1 $10.76
Water From Air Water Harvesting Machines • AKJ Books $8.72 1 $8.72
Water, Water Everywhere - B/O TIL AUGUST 2013 • AKJ Books $7.95 1 $7.95
Water, Water Everywhere - B/O TIL AUGUST 2013 • AKJ Books $7.95 1 $7.95
The Earth and the Role of Water • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
Saving Water: The Water Cycle • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Did a Dinosaur Drink This Water? • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
The Life and Times of a Drop of Water: The Water Cycle • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
The Life and Times of a Drop of Water: The Water Cycle • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Water: A Resource Our World Depends On • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
The Life and Times of a Drop of Water: The Water Cycle • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Water for Everyone • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
A Drop in the Ocean: The Story of Water Jacqui Bailey, Matth • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
A Drop in the Ocean: The Story of Water Jacqui Bailey, Matth • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
A Cool Drink of Water Barbara Kerley • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
River Ran Wild • AKJ Books $5.11 1 $5.11
Water Dance • AKJ Books $5.11 1 $5.11
Water • AKJ Books $5.11 1 $5.11
Drinking Water Mari C. Schuh, Barbara J. Rolls, Gail Saunder • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
The Water Cycle • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
Water, Water Everywhere (Discovery Readers Series): A Book a • AKJ Books $3.61 1 $3.61

Materials cost

$226.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$279.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.37

Total project goal

$329.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$329.15

1 Donor

-$139.88

Donations toward project cost

-$139.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$164.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$139.90

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.68

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and one other donor.

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