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Ms. Thomas from Saginaw MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gearing Up For Guided Reading!

My students need engaging guided reading materials to enhance their love of reading. WE need markers, tape, sight words games and more.

  • $579 goal

This project expired on August 13, 2018.

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My Students

I am a first year teacher in a low-income school district where 50% of our students receive free and reduced lunch. Our school is home to students of many different economic and ethnic backgrounds. My students are a loving, energetic bunch that are constantly overcoming numerous challenges both in and out of school. Each day, they come to school full of life and eager to learn!

My ultimate goal is to prepare and provide my students with everything they need to be successful as they further their education.

My Project

Guided Reading benefits both good and struggling readers. These materials for guided reading will help my students get even more excited about learning to read! The letter and sight word games will keep my students engaged throughout small group instruction and provide a unique learning experience. I also believe that these materials and flexible seating options, including stacking stools, will encourage reluctant readers to try out new skills.

Having personal book boxes will allow my students easy access to their literacy collections and create independent readers.

It is important to me that my students feel in charge of their learning, so I would love to be able to provide each student with their own whiteboard clipboard combo and marker for independent work. Finally, the storage cart will allow me to store all of these new materials without making a cluttered classroom environment.

Ms. Thomas
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GreenForest Office Task Desk Chair Adjustable Mid Back Home Children Study Chair, Turquoise • Amazon Business $56.99 1 $56.99
HollyHOME 3-Tier Metal Utility Service Cart Rolling Storage Shelves with Handles, Blue Storage Utility Cart • Amazon Business $53.98 1 $53.98
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $50.12 1 $50.12
Clipboard Dry Erase Surface 9'' x 12.5'' Letter Size Low Profile Clip Whiteboard (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $42.95 1 $42.95
Elmer's 1680 CrayonPro Electric Sharpener • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Storex Small Book Bin with Front Pockets, 11.75 x 4.5 x 8.5", Assorted Colors, Case of 6 (70113U06C) • Amazon Business $4.69 5 $23.45
Key Education Big Box of Word Chunks Educational Board Game • Amazon Business $22.35 1 $22.35
EXPO 1920940 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $21.04 1 $21.04
Key Education Sentence Building • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Tabletop Desktop Pocket Chart with Bonus 20X Dry Erase Cards. Double Sided and Self-standing (13" X 12") • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Learning Resources Sight Word Swat a Sight Word Game, 114 Pieces • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Black Mountain Products Exercise Balance Stability Disc with Hand Pump, Red • Amazon Business $4.99 3 $14.97
Educational Insights AlphaMagnets- Color-Coded Uppercase (Set of 42) • Amazon Business $7.35 2 $14.70
Carson Dellosa Key Education Textured Touch and Trace: Lowercase Manipulative (846012) • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
Educational Insights AlphaMagnets- Color-Coded Lowercase (42 pieces) • Amazon Business $6.59 2 $13.18
Carson Dellosa Key Education Textured Touch and Trace: Uppercase Manipulative (846011) • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Trend Young Learner Bingo Game, Sightwords (T6064) • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Learning Resources Pop for Blends Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Learning Resources Pop For Sight Words Game • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Learning Resoures POP for Letters • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Scotch Dry Erase Tape, White, 1.88-Inch x 5-Yard • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64

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