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Ms. Keating from Rocky Hill CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Build A Leveled Library

Help me give my students engaging leveled reading texts to practice fundamental reading skills.

  • $419 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is filled with the kindest and most hard working group of students you will ever meet. They come from very diverse backgrounds and communities. This groups of students are creative, thoughtful and always full of questions! They come to school each day ready to try new things. I push my students to be proud of their accomplishments and strive to do "their" best. My school gives children from all cultures, areas, and various incomes an opportunity to learn and thrive within the district at a specialized magnet school.

In our classroom we are a family, we welcome all and try to make all students feel like they can reach their full potential daily.

They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration!

My Project

Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind-I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

They will also be able to choose books that interest them. The best way to increase reading ability is to read more, and these books will continue to help my students grow stronger in reading. My students already have shown an astonishing interest in independent reading, and this project will only help enrich their experiences with the printed word.

Ms. Keating
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 1 Below Level (20 Books) • AKJ Education $104.02 1 $104.02
Guided Reading Collection: Kindergarten At Level (20 Books) • AKJ Education $103.64 1 $103.64
Popcorn • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Big Dog and Little Dog Getting in Trouble (Reader) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Tapping Tale • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Down on the Farm • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Sam and the Bag • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Ollie the Stomper (Reader) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Hat • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Sid's Surprise • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Daniel's Pet • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Dot and Bob • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Rick Is Sick • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Picnic • AKJ Education $3.56 1 $3.56
Big Dog and Little Dog (Reader) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Time for Bed, the Babysitter Said • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Out to Lunch • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Big Dog and Little Dog Making a Mistake • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Big Dog and Little Dog Going for a Walk (Reader) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Big, Big Wall • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Just Clowning Around • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Todd's Box • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Come Here, Tiger! • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
The Van • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
¡A que no me alcanzas! (Catch Me If You Can!) • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Tick Tock • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
What I See • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Six Silly Foxes • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Cloudy Day Sunny Day • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
What Day Is It? • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Why the Frog Has Big Eyes • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Big Brown Bear • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
A Big Surprise • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Best Friends • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Lost! • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
A New Home • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Big Pig and Little Pig • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Rip's Secret Spot • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88

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