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Mrs. Neal from Nashville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Challenging Chapter Books Push Comprehension

Help me give my students chapter books on CD to work on comprehension.

  • $331 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each day, first graders depend on me to teach them how to read, write, and develop problem-solving skills that will be the foundation of their education. These students come from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Their families qualify for free lunch and often do not have the means to provide literature, manipulatives, and other educational tools at home. So, I feel it is my role to provide them with rich learning experiences on a day to day basis.

Due to their backgrounds and limitations in resources at home, my students often enter elementary school significantly behind their more affluent peers.

My Project

First grade is such a magical grade as students go from putting letter sounds together to actually reading and understanding what they read. As students learn to read, decoding or breaking words apart to read them is an important skill. The other component of early literacy is comprehension. Students can often comprehend books that are at a higher level than they are able to read independently.

These chapter books on CD will allow students to hear texts that they cannot read independently, which will challenge their comprehension.

Chapter books will foster students' love of reading and further their excitement for books!

Mrs. Neal
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE431 - Room One Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $51.50 1 $51.50
RE926 - Holes Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $51.50 1 $51.50
RE452 - Bud, Not Buddy Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $51.50 1 $51.50
RE836 - The Mouse and the Motorcycle Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $47.50 1 $47.50
RE387 - Ellen Tebbits Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $45.50 1 $45.50

Materials cost

$247.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$281.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.63

Total project goal

$330.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$330.84

1 Donor

-$28.12

Donations toward project cost

-$28.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$297.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$253.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.96

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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