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Ms. Chiang from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Love of Reading!

My students need leveled books featuring characters they love that capture their interests and fuel their excitement for reading!

  • $547 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers."- Charles William Elliot

Our students are incredible critical thinkers who love to ask questions, challenge themselves in reading, writing, and math, and make connections between the books they read and their personal lives.

Our school is a Title I School located in the heart of the Bronx. Our student population is very diverse and most of them come from low socioeconomic backgrounds, receiving free/reduced price lunch.

My Project

The leveled books will engage my students in fiction books that cater to their interests and provide them access in reading about their favorite characters. Our students will utilize the books to develop and advance their literacy skills, as the leveled books not only engage them in seeing how their favorite characters act in a text but also allow them to practice their reading powers and reading strategies. In reading these leveled books, students will be able to deepen their comprehension through developing inferences, making predictions what is going to happen in the book, making connections between the book and their lives, and allowing them to question about their favorite characters. The magnetic letters will provide my students the ability to build sight words and CVC (consonant vowel consonant) words, as many of them are kinesthetic learners.

Ms. Chiang
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights AlphaMagnets- Color-Coded Lowercase (42 pieces) • Amazon Business $6.59 22 $144.98
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb./89 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets/Pack (21289/22289) • Staples Advantage $11.22 3 $33.66
Mission PAW (PAW Patrol) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 5 $24.95
Magical Mermaids! (Shimmer and Shine) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.74 5 $23.70
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $22.00 1 $22.00
Amelia Bedelia Is for the Birds (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 5 $19.95
Mac and Cheese (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 5 $19.95
Amelia Bedelia Makes a Friend (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.88 5 $19.40
Splat the Cat: I Scream for Ice Cream (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.59 5 $17.95
May I Please Have a Cookie? (Scholastic Readers, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.55 5 $17.75
Old, New, Red, Blue! (Step into Reading) (Cars movie tie in) • Amazon Business $3.18 5 $15.90
Poppy's Party (DreamWorks Trolls) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.03 5 $15.15
Big Shark, Little Shark (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.74 5 $13.70
Barbie, I Can Be- A Pet Vet (Step into Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $2.74 5 $13.70
Ballet Stars (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.61 5 $13.05
Crash, Boom, Roar! (Disney/Pixar The Good Dinosaur) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.48 5 $12.40

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