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Ms. Al-Kassir from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Readers: Helping Our Future Learn to Read

My students need leveled books to help them find "Just Right" books as they learn to read.

  • $1,059 goal

This project expired on August 17, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember what it was like the first time you read a book? Or the first time you heard your child read you a story? The light and sense of confidence that radiated from their faces as they turned the sounds of letters into words. However, we need your help.

My Kindergrtners, The Butterflies, are full of character and charm.

They are full of excitement and wonder as they are learning about themselves and the world around them. We are a part of a start up charter, Citizens of the World Charter Hollywood. Our mission is to provide a constructive and whole child approach to learning that embraces all the talents of our future generation. Our student body is representative of the the diverse Hollywood and Los Angeles population.

My Project

With a proper leveled library my students will be able to grow as readers. They will be able to use their new found skills and build a foundation that will be with them for their entire lives. Learning to read is the building block for education and success in school and in life.

Educating our future is a gift that I am able to be a part of.

I believe that the greatest natural resource any country can have is it's children. You are not just helping the Butterfly Kindergarten learn how to read, you are helping grow our greatest resource.

Ms. Al-Kassir
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EG470X - Nonfiction Leveled Readers Libraries - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning $109.00 1 $109.00
FF576 - Leveled Library Checkout Chart • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
FF464 - Leveled Library Mobile Storage Cart • Lakeshore Learning $129.00 1 $129.00
LL618 - Level H Nonfiction Book Bin • Lakeshore Learning $38.95 1 $38.95
LL617 - Level G Nonfiction Book Bin • Lakeshore Learning $37.95 1 $37.95
LL616 - Level F Nonfiction Book Bin • Lakeshore Learning $40.95 1 $40.95
LL615 - Level E Nonfiction Book Bin • Lakeshore Learning $41.95 1 $41.95
TT168 - Level H Book Bin - Gr. 1-2 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $37.95 1 $37.95
TT167 - Level G Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $36.95 1 $36.95
TT166 - Level F Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $37.95 1 $37.95
TT165 - Level E Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $33.95 1 $33.95
AA309 - Level H Book Bin - Gr. 1-2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $38.95 1 $38.95
AA308 - Level G Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $36.95 1 $36.95
AA307 - Level F Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $33.95 1 $33.95
AA306 - Level E Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $32.95 1 $32.95
AA305 - Level D Book Bin - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $31.95 1 $31.95
AA304 - Level C Book Bin - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $31.95 1 $31.95

Materials cost

$781.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$71.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$899.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$158.73

Total project goal

$1,058.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,058.18

12 Donors

-$1,058.18

Donations toward project cost

-$899.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$158.73

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$0.00

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