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Mrs. Lessmeister from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Center Time is Learning Time!

My students need a variety of reading center materials to keep them engaged.

  • $370 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 29 third grade students who are ready to learn. What an exciting classroom it is for both the teacher and the students. The places my students can go are boundless.

My classroom includes students at all levels of learning.

Most of my students come from low income homes. Many of them are English language learners who absorb words like sponges. They love both reading and math and are always up to be challenged. Because my students don't have much support from home it is essential that they are given every opportunity at school.

My Project

Our learning day includes a block of time where students work in leveled reading groups rotating through centers that focus on reading, writing and phonic skills. Because this is a large chunk of our learning time it is important that center materials are engaging and differentiated to meet the needs of all students.

My students need center materials that will keep them engaged and learning during center rotations.

I am asking for two Tricky Words & Phrases Teaching Card sets, two Vocabulary Folder Game Libraries, a set of Language Arts Test Prep Practice Folders, one Are You Ready for 4th Grade? Game, a set of 5-Minute Vocabulary Practice Cards, and a Prefixes and Suffixes Bingo Game. The materials I have requested will support all my students at their diverse reading levels and learning styles. Your donation will provide a variety of materials that will meet the needs of my students not only this year but in the years to come.

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

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This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL450X - Tricky Words & Phrases Teaching Cards - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
AA794 - Vocabulary Folder Game Library - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 2 $69.98
EE553 - Language Arts Test Prep Practice Folders - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LL863 - 5-Minute Vocabulary Practice Cards - Gr. 3-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AA884 - Are You Ready for 4th Grade? Game Show® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GS536 - Prefixes & Suffixes Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$279.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$314.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.43

Total project goal

$369.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.55

2 Donors

-$369.55

Donations toward project cost

-$314.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.43

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$0.00

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