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Mrs. Barbosa from Lawndale CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Common Core Comprehension

My students need activities centers to help them access to the common core standards for reading comprehension.

  • $270 goal

This project expired on February 23, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students really need resources to help them access the Common Core curriculum, especially non-fiction stories. My third graders love to read and show what they know and they need a lot of small group activities to help them learn.

I teach third grade in a lower socio-economic area of So.

Ca. The majority of my students receive free or reduced breakfast and lunch at school. A large percentage of our student population are English Language Learners. A lot of my students come from homes where there is only one income and one English speaking parent.

My Project

I am requesting non-fiction reading comprehension folders, a small group comprehension teaching center and an activity center for comprehension strategies. I am also requesting foundational skills learning centers for my students to use in small groups. With the introduction of the new Common Core there has been a big push for foundational skills at all grade levels. I do not have materials to help my children learn foundational skills. Once these skills are mastered then comprehension strategies need to be taught and mastered. There is a big push for non-fiction reading in 3rd grade. We are always looking for stories to use to teach comprehension skills. These center and small group activities that I am requesting will allow me to teach the necessary comprehension strategies that my 3rd graders need to read complex text.

Your donation to my project will help my students be successful life long readers.

It is so important for children to be able to fully understand what they are reading. Thank you in advance for helping my students become successful readers that enjoy what they are reading.

Mrs. Barbosa
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF612 - Foundational Skills Common Core Standards Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
HH799 - Boost Comprehension! Small-Group Teaching Center - Grade 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF212 - Small-Group Nonfiction Comprehension Folders - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF274 - Learning Comprehension Strategies Activity Center - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$179.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.47

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$229.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.43

Total project goal

$269.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$269.55

3 Donors

-$238.12

Donations toward project cost

-$229.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$31.43

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$0.00

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