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  • $371 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. L.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

?Early Engagement of Active Readers and Writers?

The cost of literacy and art supplies for this proposal is $371, 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>.

I am in need of some resources to help actively engage my readers in reading and writing. I am requesting a desktop easel that has a pocket chart, magnetic surface, and whiteboard, letter sets and high frequency word sets for students to work with as they read, and materials to help highlight words in texts as students begin to read. My kindergarten students would greatly benefit from these functional and visually appealing teaching tools and they become early readers. The majority of my students are ESL students as well as very visual learners. I am a first year teacher and am looking to add appealing and functional resources to further set up my classroom and help make learning to read as exciting as possible for my young students. In my kindergarten classes, I meet with students in small Guided Reading groups to actively work with students, as they become beginning readers and writers. A primary focus is developing students' literacy skills through working actively with the vocabulary in the text. I would like to help my students actively connect their letter and word knowledge with the texts we share in our Guided Reading groups and consequentially improve their writing. We are working a lot at identifying high frequency words in books we read together. Students practice writing words from the books on whiteboards and making them with magnetic letters. The desktop pocket chart easel, whiteboard, and literacy materials would be a great addition to our reading groups. Many of my students are very visual learners and the easel would make a great reference they could actively see and work with as they read. With this donation, students can highlight words in texts, add new high frequency words to their vocabularies, practice writing and making the words, and have a tools to help them learn to read and write. My students and I would greatly appreciate and benefit from your donation.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnetic & Overhead Literacy Kit • Teaching Resource Center $75.50 1 $75.50
Deluxe Desktop Pocket Chart Classroom Kit • Teaching Resource Center $66.75 1 $66.75
Wikki Stix Primary Colors (set of 300) • Teaching Resource Center $34.95 1 $34.95
Wide Highlighter Tape Special • Teaching Resource Center $29.95 1 $29.95
Overhead Alphabet • Teaching Resource Center $9.95 1 $9.95
Half-Inch Highlighter Tape Package (6 colors) • Teaching Resource Center $9.95 1 $9.95
Letter Storage Box (small) • Teaching Resource Center $7.95 1 $7.95
Link N' Spell Magnetic Letters (lowercase) • Teaching Resource Center $6.95 6 $41.70

Materials cost

$276.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$304.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.73

Total project goal

$370.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$370.73

4 Donors

-$370.73

Donations toward project cost

-$329.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 61 students.

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