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

Classroom Library

My students need a variety of leveled text to independently read My students need the common core read along books to master the standard of listening.

  • $971 goal

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My Students

Every morning students select independent reading books that are on their reading level. Students work on building their reading stamina and fluency. Students need to be surrounded by high quality texts that will keep them interested and help them form a love of reading.

I work at a school with a very diverse population.

My soon to be first graders have come from very different and unique backgrounds. At my school we work hard to provide all students equal opportunities to read the books that they can make connections to and are relevant to their lives. My first grades are eager readers and are constantly trying to form a stronger love of reading.

My Project

By building a strong classroom library my students will love to find a book that they can enjoy. Students will be able to grow at their independent levels with the right right book. They will be able to identify key sight words and work towards increase fluency. They will also be able to be engaged in a high quality listening station and respond to the text. They each will have a copy of the book to follow along with.

The donations made to my classroom will provide a text rich environment where all my students will be able to grow at their own level.

With the access to high quality texts my students will be able to make real life connections.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG530X - Early Literacy Single Student Read-Alongs - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
CR709 - Common Core Exemplar Text Library - K-Grade 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $159.00 1 $159.00
CR690X - I Can Read! Readers - Complete Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $109.00 1 $109.00
AA842 - Level I Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
AA841 - Level H Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
AA839 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
AA838 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $25.00 1 $25.00
AA843 - Level J Extra Book Set - Gr. 1-2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $20.00 1 $20.00

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