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  • $488 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Cherry
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Follow the Reader

My students need reading materials such as a Nonfiction Science Leveled Readers Interactive CD and leveled readers that will help them to begin to learn to read independently.

My Students

My students are expected to learn to read and write, comprehend and compute, and they are only 5! The fabulous thing is that 5 year olds are like sponges, they want to take it all in.

They are shy, outgoing, energetic, capable, independent, yet inexperienced learners.

They are a wonderful mix of cultures and backgrounds. They are a part of a large public school that strives to help them become competent and successful learners.

My Project

The things we do, we don't forget. Active modeling of reading and reading behaviors allows the students to see what they will eventually be doing on their own, which is reading. These resources will help my students to "do" reading and not just learn about it. As they use these resources, they will initially follow along with the teacher, and in the process begin growing into independent readers. Children learn best from what they see. Constant modeling in the classroom with interactive reading materials will inspire them to read their own books. After reading the big book to the whole group, I will be able to put the smaller versions of the same title in a station for the children to model good reading habits. Our ultimate goal is for children to be life long learners and it begins with learning to read.

"Teachers are sometimes asked to do what seems like the impossible with inadequate resources, the miracle is that sometimes we succeed." (Haim Ginott) Imagine what we could do with the necessary resources!

These resources will make a difference because all children can read, and with the help of your donations, my students will not only learn to read but they will love to read! I know they are only 5, but they are miracles waiting to happen!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EG273 - Nonfiction Science Leveled Readers Interactive CD-ROM Library - Levels A-D • Lakeshore Learning $179.00 1 $179.00
EG473 - Nonfiction Science Leveled Readers - Levels A-D • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 5 $199.75

Materials cost

$378.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$414.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.13

Total project goal

$487.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$487.56

1 Donor

-$487.56

Donations toward project cost

-$414.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.13

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 125 students.

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