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  • $992 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Morehouse
Grades PreK-2
  • Galapagos Charter School
  • Chicago, IL
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 16 donors
  • $0 still needed

From ABC's to Dr. Suess: Help My Scholars Become Readers!

My students need more options of leveled books on their reading level along with different types of text such as magazines.

My Students

If you have ever picked up a book that is above your reading level you understand the frustration many of my scholars face daily. This project will not only provide our class with leveled readers but new read aloud books by our favorite authors.

My scholars come to school ready to learn despite many personal challenges they face living in a challenging Chicago neighborhood.

Our schools philosophy is that every scholar will attend a 4 year college and graduate, this begins in my kindergarten classroom.

My Project

By funding this project you will help us get leveled books from level A to E, book series by some of our favorite authors such as David Shannon and word magnets to practice forming complete sentences. In addition, donating to the project will make it possible for all kindergarten students at our school to receive a subscription to Time For Kids. I will be able to use the leveled books to create small group lessons with a variety of texts to keep my scholars interested and focused on reading strategies and comprehension. The read aloud texts in this project by David Shannon, Doreen Cronin and Llama Llama will lead to text based conversations since these stories are extremely engaging.

Reading is the foundation for a successful education and my scholars are at a vital point in their reading development.

Please help me get the appropriate materials for my scholars so they can get on the path to college.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME For Kids - Grades K-1 - 28 issues / Minimum of 10 subscriptions • Time for Kids $3.98 48 $191.04
Elephant and Piggie • AKJ Books $113.09 1 $113.09
Doreen Cronin • AKJ Books $46.59 1 $46.59
David Shannon • AKJ Books $43.63 1 $43.63
AA302 - Level A Book Bin - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $33.99 1 $33.99
AA306 - Level E Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 1 $32.99
AA304 - Level C Book Bin - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 1 $32.99
AA305 - Level D Book Bin - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 1 $32.99
AA303 - Level B Book Bin - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.99 1 $31.99
WS537 - Wikki Stix Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
AA833 - Level A Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $25.00 1 $25.00
LC1639 - Magnetic Story Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.00 1 $24.00
AA835 - Level C Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.00 1 $24.00
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.00 1 $24.00
AA834 - Level B Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.00 1 $23.00
LA286 - Extra Magnetic Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Llama Llama Home with Mama • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Llama Llama, Time to Share • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Llama Llama Red Pajama • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
LA288 - Extra Magnetic Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$800.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$842.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.70

Total project goal

$991.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$991.36

15 Donors

-$681.36

Donations toward project cost

-$579.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$102.20

match offer

-$310.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$263.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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