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Mrs. Crumps from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Do You Remember SRA Reading Kits?

The cost of the SRA Reading Lab and its corresponding Teacher and Student books, purchased from McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA, is $1044, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,044 goal

This project expired on May 13, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am a Special Education Teacher at Alain Locke Charter Academy located on the west side of Chicago. The school services a very high population of low income students. Many of my students (third to sixth graders) struggle with reading. Most of the books that are available for them to read have been in the classroom for a couple of years and they have already read them. The other books are too long or have too many words to keep their attention. I recently remembered as a child we had a SRA Reading Kit in our classroom. The kit had short reading passages and different types of questions on the cards. I loved using the SRA Reading Kit. I would hurry to complete my other classwork (correctly) so that I was able to use the SRA Reading Kit. We also used the kit for competition purposes; I can hear my friends saying, "What color are you on?" It was a very wonderful experience that I would love to share with my students. It would give them the opportunity to work independently and it will also be an effective tool for a reading competition. The kit can be used for years to come. Thanks for your willingness to make a positive impact in the lives of our students.

Mrs. Crumps
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SRA Reading Lab 1b • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $679.11 1 $679.11
SRA Reading Lab 1b Teacher's Handbook • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $24.99 1 $24.99
SRA Reading Lab 1b Student Book • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $19.74 2 $39.48

Materials cost

$743.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$855.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$187.88

Total project goal

$1,043.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,043.76

1 Donor

-$984.26

Donations toward project cost

-$856.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$128.26

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$59.64

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$0.00

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