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Ms. Thompson from Elizabeth NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Guided Reading Set

Help me give my students books for guided reading! These are books which I can use for lessons to help my students grow as readers!

  • $2,299 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a large high-need, low-income, urban public school district in New Jersey. My students are primarily African American and Hispanic. More than 90% of our students receive free or reduced price lunch.

School is sometimes their only source of stability and sustenance.

They receive free breakfast and lunch daily, often their only nutritional meals of the day.

With all of this they still come in eager to learn and ready for anything! I want to give them the best education that I possibly can!

My Project

This set of books will allow me to pull groups of 5 students and work on skills that are on their level! My readers don't just read the text, they also understand their reading. Your donation will make our literacy program the ticket to a child's success. With skillful implementation and regular instruction, each child who has access to these books will become strong readers. 5 days a week I pull groups based on reading level to help them get to the next level. They will merge word building skills with reading strategies to become fluent readers. I am building smart, successful readers who read for meaning that will help to bring success in all subject areas.

Ms. Thompson
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA300X - Leveled Books Classroom Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $615.00 1 $615.00
AA841 - Level H Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 4 $136.00
AA842 - Level I Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 4 $136.00
AA839 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 4 $128.00
AA833 - Level A Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 4 $120.00
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 4 $116.00
AA844 - Level K Extra Book Set - Gr. 2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 4 $112.00
AA834 - Level B Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 4 $112.00
AA835 - Level C Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 4 $112.00
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 4 $112.00
AA838 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 4 $108.00
AA843 - Level J Extra Book Set - Gr. 1-2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.00 4 $88.00

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