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Mrs. Lutz from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Big Books for Big Readers!

Help me give my students engaging high-quality big books that they can read with me every day as they become lifelong readers!

  • $481 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach kindergarten in a diverse urban setting in the Philadelphia School District. I have 30 learners in my classroom, many of whom have never attended Pre K.

I teach at a Title I School where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Many of my students have not been exposed to education previous to entering my classroom. They all come to my classroom eager to learn and it is my job to provide the foundation they need to be lifelong learners. This year we have been focusing on using technology in our classroom to help us across the curriculum.

My Project

These big books will allow me to provide access to high-quality literature during shared reading. These big books are engaging stories that keep students interacting with the text as they gain confidence in reading. The large text makes it easier for all students to see the story and follow along as they track the words with their finger. These stories will spark their interest as they answer questions and build fluency by reading each book weekly. By donating to this project you will be creating a library of big books that students can access in our classroom to help them reach their reading goals!

Mrs. Lutz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BK665X - Classroom Favorites Big Books - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
BK370X - Classroom Favorites Big Books - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $125.00 1 $125.00
BK435X - Classroom Favorites Big Books?- Set?3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00

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