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Mrs. Almon from Hartford CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Better Readers I

My students need 4 copies each of 3 Leveled Reader sets, from levels E, F, and G.

  • $425 goal

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I teach first grade in an urban city. Even before the recession, I received very little funding or no funding at all for my classroom. Every year, I would spend money to buy school supplies for my students and myself! It is like having twenty of your own children to put through school! I buy my students pencils, crayon boxes, paper, notebooks, even snacks since they come to school hungry.

My students do not come to school prepared. And being that I find myself spending money on basic supplies, I have little money to spend on essential "academic" items. My students every year struggle with reading. My students score well below the mandated reading assessment for their grade.

I need Leveled Readers E, F, and G to add to a set of Leveled Readers in another grant I proposed. Ideally, I would love to have a complete set of Leveled Readers to incorporate guided reading into my classroom. My students will benefit tremendously from guided reading. I will be able to have students read at their level and work with them in groups and individually to develop their reading to read at the next level, and eventually above grade level!

With your help, my students will be able to develop their reading skills and read at or above grade level. These Leveled Readers will offer differentiation to my class's reading groups. Students will be able to read at their level and encourage them to higher levels. Please help my class succeed in reading!

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA838 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $25.00 4 $100.00
AA839 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $28.00 4 $112.00
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $23.00 4 $92.00

Materials cost

$304.00

Vendor shipping charges

$30.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$347.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.38

Total project goal

$424.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$424.34

2 Donors

-$424.34

Donations toward project cost

-$347.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.38

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$0.00

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