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Ms. Chapman from Falls Church VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books! Books! Books! We'd Love More Books!

My students need guided reading books to practice reading on their own every day.

  • $244 goal

This project expired on January 20, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a group of 17 enthusiastic, caring, and more often than not, silly first graders. My students walk into school, excited to begin a day of reading, exploration, and fun! Walking through our classroom door you'll hear chatter and laughter as students are working together to learn new concepts.

My students are budding readers and writers and come to school excited to learn.

As I work at a Title I school, where the majority of our students receive free and reduced lunch, my students come to school with a wide range of experiences and abilities. Our classroom, is a place where students feel safe, loved, and above all else, feel that they are important.

My Project

Through the donation of guided reading books, students will have the opportunity to practice their reading on a daily basis. Students will use reading strategies they have learned throughout the year and apply them to their own reading. They will develop their fluency and decoding skills. These books will encourage them to practice more and become better readers!

These books will not only help students develop their reading skills but, also, foster their love of reading.

My students and myself are greatly looking forward to additional books in the classroom!

Ms. Chapman
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rigby PM Platinum: Blue Chug the Tractor • AKJ Books $8.04 6 $48.24
Rigby PM Stars: Yellow Toytown Bus Helps Out, The • AKJ Books $4.42 6 $26.52
Rigby PM Platinum: Green Fiction After the Flood • AKJ Books $4.36 6 $26.16
Toytown Rescue 6pk • AKJ Books $24.38 1 $24.38
Toytown Fire Engine 6pk • AKJ Books $24.38 1 $24.38
Sam Goes to School 6pk • AKJ Books $24.38 1 $24.38

Materials cost

$174.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$206.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.47

Total project goal

$243.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$243.14

3 Donors

-$134.00

Donations toward project cost

-$114.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$108.44

Match offers toward project cost

-$92.17

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.27

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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