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  • $131 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Marshall
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

What's the Word?

My students need a dozen copies of Roget's Thesaurus.

I teach English and Literature to students with special needs at the high school level. My students are working on earning a diploma, and many are planning for college. We have classroom dictionaries, however, we need additional supplemental materials to enhance our learning. My students need something to help support their developing vocabularies based on what they already know. Looking up a word in the dictionary provides them with a definition; however, when they look up the same word in a thesaurus they will find synonyms and antonyms that they are familiar with. A thesaurus will broaden their vocabularies in a way that has personal meaning to them beyond what is available with a dictionary. A set of basic thesauruses will help them better comprehend what they read and hear. Your contribution will help them build stronger vocabularies and improve their writing. They will soon be out in the world and need the right words to get there.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Roget's Desk Thesaurus Random House Inc, Enid Pearsons (Editor), Joyce O'Conner (Editor), Manufactured by Random House Reference • Barnes and Noble $6.29 12 $75.48

Materials cost

$75.48

Vendor shipping charges

$7.55

State sales tax

$5.47

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$107.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.49

Total project goal

$130.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$130.49

1 Donor

-$62.88

Donations toward project cost

-$53.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.43

match offer

-$63.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and one other donor.

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