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Mrs. Gates from Ventura CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

World Views and Science News

Help me give my students Scholastic News and Science Spin magazines to help bring the real world to their fingertips.

  • $275 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second grade students and I live in a beautiful Southern California coastal city where an increasing number of families within our district are falling into the lower economic levels. Many families find it more and more challenging to spend quality time with their children after demanding work schedules. Despite the hardships and stress, the children arrive at school with a positive attitude and a thirst for new knowledge.

Their eager, smiling faces encourage me every day to give them experiences and opportunities that will last their lifetime.

We encourage each other to be the best we can be by learning cooperation, integrity, respect, responsibility, and independence.

My Project

Kids love to be involved in discussing the world around them. My second grade students are very much aware of many of the issues that happen in the world today. We regularly discuss social, economic, and environmental events and Scholastic News provides up-to-date news articles presented in a newspaper-type fashion. Most second grade students will tell you that Science is one of their favorite classroom subjects. Scholastic Science Spin magazines will give my students more opportunities to explore high interest grade level science topics.

Empowering students with current event and science awareness, broadens their knowledge, and deepens their connection with the world.

Scholastic News and Science Spin keep students engaged using a variety of text features. Full-color photographs, maps, diagrams, and grade-level text allow for successful independent or partner reading. Online or pencil and paper comprehension quizzes give me valuable information on my students' performance and progress. Easy to follow science experiments are always engaging and vital in expanding my students’ experiences.

Mrs. Gates
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 2 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 25 $143.75
Science Spin Grade 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $0.99 25 $24.75

Materials cost

$168.50

Vendor shipping charges

$16.85

State sales tax

$15.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$233.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.17

Total project goal

$274.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$274.47

5 Donors

-$175.00

Donations toward project cost

-$148.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

match offer

-$99.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.92

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$0.00

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