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  • $694 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Grimm
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Conquering Comprehension

My students need books, a tablet, and a toner cartridge for our printer to publish their work.

My Students

My students are struggling readers who love reading and are making gains to becoming fluent readers.

They are mostly 5th grade English Language Learners from other countries.

They come to school every day ready to learn how to read and write. They are on different levels of the reading spectrum. Some are working on phonics skills, while most are learning new vocabulary to increase their fluency and comprehension.

My Project

The students will use high interest, varying levels of books during small group time to further develop their reading comprehension. They will use the tablet to document various reading skills, such as writing about character traits, sequence of events, author's purpose, problem/solution, and theme. They will be able to print out their writing to keep as a resource for each book. They will also use the tablet to create their own books for our Author's Chair. We will also use the tablet to video the students reading their books for the Author's Chair.

These resources will not only help improve my students' reading comprehension, but will motivate them to keep reading and writing.

We have two mantras this year. The first is, "When I read, I will write". The second is, "I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday".

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Microsoft Surface RT (32GB) • Amazon $346.50 1 $346.50
Brother - Toner Cartridge - Black - Black • Best Buy for Business $79.99 1 $79.99
My Weird School 21-Book Box Set • Amazon $50.91 1 $50.91
The Dork Diaries Set: Dork Diaries Books 1, 2, 3, 3 1/2, 4, and 5 • Amazon $50.54 1 $50.54
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon $11.69 1 $11.69

Materials cost

$539.63

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$589.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.07

Total project goal

$693.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$693.79

4 Donors

-$414.72

Donations toward project cost

-$377.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

match offer

-$250.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$212.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.07

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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