You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

  • $186 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

Focusing on Reading

My students need reading guide strips to keep their eyes on the words and pictures after reading. These children's books will allow students the chance to use the strips.

My Students

Remember learning to read? For some it's a struggle and the pictures are more interesting. For others it is simple but the pictures are still interesting. My students are learning to read but can still be distracted by the pictures before they read the words.

My school is a Title One school that has a diverse school.

The majority of the population is African American students. The majority of my class is not on level in reading and need the help in focusing. They are eager to learn but are still more interested in pictures than words.

My Project

The resources I am asking for will help my students to focus on the words in a book and then the pictures instead of the pictures alone. The reading guide strips will keep their focus on one line of text at a time, keeping the amount of words manageable. The books requested will allows students to use the new reading guides to keep focus.

This is so important to my students because there needs to be a shift from looking at the pictures for meaning to reading the words for meaning and the pictures enhance the words.

My students need to realize the words provided describe the pictures not the other way around.

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
From Tadpole To Frog • Teachers' School Supply $5.99 2 $11.98
A Tree Is A Plant • Teachers' School Supply $5.99 2 $11.98
Monarch Butterfly • Teachers' School Supply $4.95 2 $9.90
The True Story Of The 3 Little Pigs • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 2 $15.98
Barack Obama • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 2 $7.98
Sharks! • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 2 $7.98
Abraham Lincoln • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 2 $7.98
Rocks And Minerals • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 2 $7.98
Big Pumpkin • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 2 $13.98
Ashley Productions - Reading Guide Strips Red • Teachers' School Supply $0.99 3 $2.97
Ashley Productions - Reading Guide Strips Yellow • Teachers' School Supply $0.99 3 $2.97
Ashley Productions - Reading Guide Strips Orange • Teachers' School Supply $0.99 3 $2.97
Ashley Productions - Reading Guide Strips Green • Teachers' School Supply $0.99 3 $2.97
Ashley Productions - Reading Guide Strips Blue • Teachers' School Supply $0.99 3 $2.97
Ashley Productions - Reading Guide Strips Pink • Teachers' School Supply $0.99 3 $2.97

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


2 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 2 other donors.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Gainesville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1907692],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"FL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":1104131,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":18,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. A.","authorIds":{"1907692":{"owner":"Mrs. A.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1104131],"proposalHash":"226700099","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":307656,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":1907692,"schoolCounty":"Alachua","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"FL","name":"Florida"}}