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Mrs. Harden from Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diving into Reading! A First Year Teacher's Classroom

My students need a leveled books library to encourage literacy and a love for reading.

  • $827 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Las Vegas, Nevada. The school is able to offer 100% free breakfast and lunch to all of our students. I completed my student teaching at this elementary school, and I know my students will be entering my classroom with new challenges daily. At least 30% of my students will be entering first grade reading below grade level.

I want to make certain that my students will have every opportunity to succeed and grow.

As a first year teacher, I want to provide my first graders a learning environment that will encourage students, engage students, and promote academic growth.

My Project

I am asking donors to please help me build my first year classroom library. This leveled book library, including leveled books and book bins, will allow me to facilitate this growth for my students. It is important to teach our students the value of reading so they will grow to practice it often and value this skill.

A full and always available classroom library will give my students multi leveled reading options to continue their growth in literacy and become stronger readers.

My goal is to have my students develop a love for reading. Reading improves vocabulary, communication, and grammar skills, which ultimately improves their writing skills.

Mrs. Harden
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA300X - Leveled Books Classroom Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $615.00 1 $615.00

Materials cost

$615.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$48.28

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$702.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$123.97

Total project goal

$826.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$826.47

5 Donors

-$413.23

Donations toward project cost

-$351.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.98

match offer

-$413.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$351.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.99

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$0.00

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