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Ms. Laursen from Marlette MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books. Food for the Brain!

My students need reading materials to help boost their literacy learning.

  • $770 goal

This project expired on July 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As the start of the new school year approaches, I am working on getting my classroom in order. I have once again switched grades, going back down to kindergarten from first grade.

I am so excited for this change and the wonderful adventure ahead of me working with kindergartners again and seeing their love of learning.

We are a low economic status school and funding for extra's is very limited. I am so thankful for this website and the help others are willing to give to my students and I!

My Project

My students need more variation of reading materials in our classroom especially books that are centered on a certain skill, such as word families, sight words etc. to help get them more interested and eager to read.

By providing fun and engaging reading resources to my students, I hope to enhance their love of reading and understanding.

The books I chose all have bright illustrations and catchy titles to draw the students in to reading them.

I also feel that by making their own books with the mini book kit it will help them to take ownership of their reading as well.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FR150X - First Little Readers - Complete Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
Word Family Tales Box Set: A Series of 25 Books and a Teaching Guide • Amazon Business $77.95 1 $77.95
Phonics Tales!: 25 Read-Aloud Storybooks That Teach Key Phonics Skills • Amazon Business $77.32 1 $77.32
Word Family Readers Set: Easy-to-Read Storybooks That Teach the Top 16 Word Families to Lay the Foundation for Reading Success • Amazon Business $65.67 1 $65.67
Sight Word Tales: 25 Read-Aloud Storybooks That Target & Teach the Top 100 Sight Words • Amazon Business $55.57 1 $55.57
AlphaTales Box Set: A Set of 26 Irresistible Animal Storybooks That Build Phonemic Awareness & Teach Each letter of the Alphabet • Amazon Business $47.94 1 $47.94
First Little Comics Parent Pack: Levels A & B: 20 Funny Books That Are Just the Right Level for New Readers • Amazon Business $20.58 1 $20.58
First Little Comics Parent Pack: Levels C & D: 20 Funny Books That Are Just the Right Level for New Readers • Amazon Business $15.75 1 $15.75
100 Super Sight Word Poems: Easy-to-Read Reproducible Poems That Target & Teach 100 Words From the Dolch List • Amazon Business $8.82 1 $8.82
25 Read & Write Mini-Books That Teach Word Families: Fun Rhyming Stories That Give Kids Practice With 25 Keyword Families • Amazon Business $8.31 1 $8.31
Phonics Poetry Pages: 50 Fill-in-the-Blank Practice Pages That Help Kids Master Essential Phonics Skills for Reading Success • Amazon Business $7.77 1 $7.77

Materials cost

$614.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$653.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$115.39

Total project goal

$769.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$769.29

1 Donor

-$769.29

Donations toward project cost

-$653.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$115.39

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$0.00

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