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Ms. Grasser from Newport News VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

World News and Current Events Needed

Help me give my students a subscription for Time for Kids and Scholastic News!

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have an amazing group of third grade students who love to be challenged. They are passionate readers and writers but do not have the resources to travel and explore the world around them. My goal is to bring in nonfiction reading materials to help them learn more about current events and world news. Our school is 100% free breakfast, lunch and snack. We have limited resources and appreciate any support that can be provided into order to assist us in getting quality nonfiction resources.

My Project

These materials will be used in small group reading as well as independent reading. My students love to read and nonfiction is very popular in our classroom. Time for Kids and Scholastic News will help expand their knowledge of current events and world news. During our reading block, students will have the opportunity to read these nonfiction resources, discuss them with their peers and research. We will use these resources to expand on what we are currently learning about in social studies and science. The love of reading is already in place and nonfiction resources would help to foster a greater understanding of real life events and current news.

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Ms. Grasser
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 3 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 22 $126.50
TIME For Kids - Grade 3-4 with Teacher's Guide and financial bonus issues • TIME for Kids $4.50 21 $94.50

Materials cost

$221.00

Vendor shipping charges

$12.65

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$266.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.11

Total project goal

$314.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.08

16 Donors

-$277.00

Donations toward project cost

-$241.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.55

match offer

-$30.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

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$0.00

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