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Mrs. Kennedy from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Good Readers

My students need leveled reading books, fiction and non-fiction, to read and discuss during our small group time.

  • $586 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a reading interventionist that provides support to students that struggle in reading to help close achievement gaps. I will be going into different classrooms throughout the day to pull small reading and writing groups for students who are below grade level.

My students are from different parts of the world that speak many different languages; such as Burmese, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Spanish.

They are very eager to embrace the language while learning to read. I will be working with students from third to fifth grade. Our school has an estimated population of eleven hundred students ranging from Pre-K to fifth grade. 90% of our students are economically disadvantaged and come from low SES homes.

My Project

I am requesting different leveled reading books that are fiction and non-fiction to help my students learn the love of reading. My students are older and now know they are struggling to read. If a child knows they are not proficient at something, then they give up. Loving to read is the first step in ensuring the students will go on to be life long learners.

As a reading interventionist, my goal is for all students to make growth and love reading.

The struggling readers will benefit from these books by practicing reading and comprehension skills in a small group setting. Our small group makes the environment safe for all students to celebrate successes and learn from mistakes.

Mrs. Kennedy
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC465X - High-Interest Intervention Reading Folders - Gr. 2-3 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
PP668 - Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Practice Cards - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TIME For Kids - G2 COMBO Bundle - 28 issues / Minimum of 10 subscriptions • TIME for Kids $4.50 10 $45.00
FF479 - Fluency & Comprehension Partner Scripts - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Bridge to Terabithia • Amazon Business $5.66 6 $33.96
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $5.62 6 $33.72
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 6 $33.54
PP623 - Blends & Digraphs Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Kids Around the World (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94
LC468 - Making Inferences High-Interest Intervention Reading Folders - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
National Geographic Readers: Penguins! • Amazon Business $3.39 6 $20.34
DD105 - Black Write & Wipe Markers - Thin-Line - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$460.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$497.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.77

Total project goal

$585.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$585.13

1 Donor

-$585.13

Donations toward project cost

-$497.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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