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Mrs. Baney from Erie PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Families Engaging in Reading Together

Help me give my students reading materials to read with their families at home.

  • $679 goal

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My Students

I currently teach first grade. The students are excited every day to be in school. The students come from low-income households. At school, I want to give them every opportunity to learn and explore. They love that they are learning to add and subtract in math. Also, students are currently beginning to read! This is very exciting and they try and read everything they can from posters to books.

The children and families in our school community are a diverse cross-section of many different cultures, ethnic groups, and languages.

We have an English as a Second Language Program. We educate children from 24 different countries, who speak 15 different languages. The students speak Bosnian, Spanish, Arabic, Albanian, Russian, Ukrainian, Sudanese, Somalian, Swahili, French, Kirundi, Bantu, Burmese, Vietnamese, Nepali, and Mai-Mai.

My Project

Help give my students books to take home and read with their families. This will give students readable books when they are at home. The books selected are books the students can read and there are different levels. Which will allow all students a chance to read on their reading level.

The coupons to Scholastic will allow students to select books based on their level and interest.

Allowing all students to have individual books. This will encourage the students to want to read and build a love for reading by having books that they are able to read by themselves to their families.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Birthday Coupon Booklet (20) • Scholastic Book Clubs $39.50 2 $79.00
Junie B. Jones® Complete Collection • Scholastic Book Clubs $59.50 1 $59.50
Magic Tree House® #1–#29 Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $50.50 1 $50.50
Magic Tree House® Merlin Missions #1–#27 Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $47.50 1 $47.50
Educational Insights Geosafari Motorized Solar System Science Kit • Amazon Business $28.97 1 $28.97
Bigtime Signs Solar System Poster Science Banner 16 inch x 6 feet with Detail Stats - Classroom Vinyl Sign - Educational Reference, Space, Vibrant Colors, No Tearing - for Student, Teacher, Professor • Amazon Business $27.95 1 $27.95
My Weirdest School #1–#12 Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $27.50 1 $27.50
National Geographic Kids™: Reptiles, Amphibians, and Insects Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $23.50 1 $23.50
Pinkalicious Reader 10-Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $23.50 1 $23.50
Learning Resources Giant Magnetic Pattern Blocks • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
All-Time Favorites Reader Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $19.50 1 $19.50
Gamenote Sight Words Flash Cards with Pictures & Sentences - 220 Dolch Big Word Reading Flash Card from Pre K to 3rd Grade (Include 5 Rings) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Learning Resources Giant Magnetic Solar System, Whiteboard Display, 13 Piece Set, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $18.67 1 $18.67
Learning Resources Patterned Hand Pointers, Classroom Helper, Assorted Colors, Set of 3, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Wild Animal Fun Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $11.50 1 $11.50
Solar System Poster - Laminated - Durable Wall Chart of Space and Planets for Kids (18 x 24) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Great Santa Stakeout • Scholastic Book Clubs $9.50 1 $9.50
Splat the Cat Mega Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $9.50 1 $9.50
Kindergarten Reader Value Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $9.50 1 $9.50
Snowy Day Friends Reader Pack • Scholastic Book Clubs $7.50 1 $7.50
Carson Dellosa Mark Twain Phases of The Moon Chart (5858) • Amazon Business $7.38 1 $7.38
Pop Classics: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York • Scholastic Book Clubs $5.50 1 $5.50
Tough Cookie: A Christmas Story • Scholastic Book Clubs $4.50 1 $4.50
How to Catch a Snowman • Scholastic Book Clubs $3.50 1 $3.50
Snowmen at Night • Scholastic Book Clubs $1.50 1 $1.50

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