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  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. DeMarre
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

First Grade Readers!

Help me give my students books and whisper phones to build up their reading skills!

My Students

My 32 1st graders speak more than one language, some are even multilingual. I can only communicate with them in English, because it's the only language I speak.

Even though they are learning English, they are still a very chatty bunch!

They love math and always want to be challenged. They would rather play and learn with toys rather than using technology. They make me smile on a daily basis and love to ask puzzling questions. I look forward to coming to work every day.

My Project

My first graders struggle with reading. The best way for them to practice is with books at their level. Most of them came to me from kindergarten not knowing their sight words and struggling readers.

My classroom library lacks the lower books suitable for my learners.

The books I do have at their level are falling apart. The best way for them to practice their reading is by listening to themselves practice and to have interesting books at their level.

My students love to talk! With the whisper phones, they will be able to practice their vocabulary, reading and fluency while listening to their own voice.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
4E's Novelty Reading Phones Whisper, Bulk Pack of 12 Read to Your Self Phones, Great for Speech Therapy and Auditory Feedback • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Level D: Teaches 25 key Sight Words to Help Your Child Soar as a Reader! • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level A: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $15.56 1 $15.56
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level B: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Level D: 16 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level D: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Levels E-F: 12 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23

Materials cost

$114.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.78

Total project goal

$171.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.87

1 Donor

-$86.00

Donations toward project cost

-$73.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.90

match offer

-$85.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Craig Newmark Philanthropies and one other donor.

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