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Mr. Kapur from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Exciting Books for First Graders!

Help me give my students books that will excite them and inspire them to read!

  • $463 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach literacy to two incredible classes of first grade students. They come from a variety of backgrounds and have different experiences with reading, but are all so excited about becoming stronger readers and thinkers! They bring so much energy to school every day and are always excited to grow their brains and learn about new topics.

My students are always asking questions and seeking to understand the world around them.

They love coming to school and I love that I get to teach them and help them grow as readers every day!

My Project

My students need high interest books to engage them as they learn how to read. Clifford, Mr. Putter and Tabby, Fly Guy, and Frog and Toad are all characters that will help introduce my students to literary concepts and word patterns in such fun ways! I want all of my students to have access to fun characters that will make them them, and make them really look forward to reading every day.

During stations, I want my students to really love going to the independent reading station.

According to Houghton, Mifflin, and Harcourt, research has firmly established the correlation between time spent reading and reading achievement (Allington, 2014; Cunningham & Stanovich, 1998; Krashen, 2004 and 2011). However, reading enjoyment is based on the scholar's ability to read a book fluently and with a high degree of comprehension. In order for this to happen they need to have books that are on their level and that they look forward to reading!

By the end of this school year our goal is to have all of our first grade scholars reading on the "I" level based on the Reading A-Z framework.

Mr. Kapur
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 34 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dr. Seuss Grade 2, GR Levels J-M (14 titles) • AKJ Education $112.88 1 $112.88
Mr. Putter & Tabby (17 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $76.20 1 $76.20
Dr. Seuss (7 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $58.31 1 $58.31
Series Sampler - Fly Guy (5 Books) • AKJ Education $23.91 1 $23.91
Frog and Toad All Year, Frog and Toad Together, Frog and Toad Are Friends Teacher Guide • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Help! I'm a Prisoner in the Library • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fly Guy and the Frankenfly (Fly Guy #13) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Fly Guy's Amazing Tricks (Fly Guy #14) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Clifford's ABC • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Clifford Takes a Trip • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Scholastic Reader Level 1: Clifford Sees America • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Clifford's Day with Dad • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Clifford The Big Red Dog • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Clifford the Small Red Puppy • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Clifford's Halloween • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Clifford's Family • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Clifford's Christmas • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Frog and Toad All Year • AKJ Education $3.24 1 $3.24
Days with Frog and Toad • AKJ Education $3.24 1 $3.24
Scholastic Reader Level 2: Hi! Fly Guy (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$337.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.37

Total project goal

$462.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$462.49

2 Donors

-$137.04

Donations toward project cost

-$131.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

match offer

-$308.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$262.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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