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Mrs. McGuire from Stigler OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Following the Science of Reading!

Help me give my students hands-on materials that will enhance their love of reading.

  • $986 goal

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My Students

I have an amazing group of 1st graders! In 1st grade, we have a wide variety of ability levels. Some of my students are still working on the basics, while other are working above grade level. Hands-on activities allow each student to show their strengths and achieve success.

The one thing all my students agree on is that we all LOVE our hands-on activities!

My students love to work together to solve problems and show off their strengths to their peers. My students are a fun-loving and energetic group that learns best while engaging in hands-on activities.

My Project

I have students ready to immerse themselves in reading, but I also have students needing to learn basic skills. The resources I chose will help me provide them with resources that will help them at every learning ability (Phonics, Reading, social/emotional, and STEM) activities in a fun way. They will be able to work together socially and solve problems using the hand on materials I have chosen.

Covid has put all classes at a disadvantage, but we refuse to let it make us anything but the best we can be.

Covid has hit hard everywhere and although we have done our best to provide materials to keep my first graders on target, it has been extremely difficult. They have missed basic skills that are essential to first-grade learning. I’m asking for materials that will bridge the gap and help me provide what they need to meet first-grade standards. My first graders need to learn to work independently and to collaborate with peers to meet current standards. I need materials to help my children manipulate phonemes, sequence and use phonetics, and read basic sight words.

Mrs. McGuire
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 18 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FR213 - Phonics First Little Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
Elephant & Piggie: The Complete Collection (An Elephant & Piggie Book) (Elephant and Piggie Book, An) • Amazon Business $94.98 1 $94.98
GG365X - Touch Read Phonics Word Match- Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
Playmags 100-Piece Colorful Tile Set, Unique Award-Winning Magnetic Building Tiles for Kids, Creativity and Educational Building Toys for Children, STEM Approved • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
HH149 - Fiction Nonfiction Paired Passages - Gr 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP249 - Match Sort Early Reading Comprehension Quickies - K-Gr 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Barnacle Toys Dino Stomp, Dolch Sight Words Flash Cards Kindergarten Learning Games, Learning to Read for Kids Ages 5-7, 1st Grade Learning Materials, Reading Games for Kids Ages 4-8 • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Little Pilgrim's Progress (Illustrated Edition): From John Bunyan's Classic • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
DD851 - Beginners Reading Trackers - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
A Walk in the Words • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Key Education Sentence Building for Kids—Sight Word Builder for Early Reading, Speech, Writing, Language, Literacy Resource for Kindergarten-2nd Grade • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Are You Eating Candy without Me? • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
The Barnabus Project • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Animal Architects (Amazing Animals) • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Orton Gillingham Phonics. 100 activities to help kids with dyslexia and struggle readers to improve their writing and reading skills. Volume 1. • Amazon Business $15.15 1 $15.15
Mindful Mr. Sloth • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
The Quiet Book • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
The Mouse in the Hammock, a Valentine's Tale • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
I Love You and Cheese Pizza: A story about the meaning of love • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Inside My Imagination • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Hello, Little Dreamer • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Orton Gillingham Decodable Readers. Easy decodable texts to improve reading and writing skills in struggling readers and kids with dyslexia. Volume 2 • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Orton Gillingham Decodable Readers. Easy decodable texts to improve reading and writing skills in struggling readers and kids with dyslexia. • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
A New Day • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
5-Minute How to Catch Stories: An Amazing Storybook Collection with Unicorns, Dinosaurs, and More Magical Creatures! • Amazon Business $8.26 1 $8.26
Dog Man: Fetch-22: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #8) • Amazon Business $7.76 1 $7.76
How to Catch a Dragon • Amazon Business $7.21 1 $7.21
Applesauce Weather • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How to Catch a Dinosaur • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
How to Catch a Yeti • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #7) • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43

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