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  • $265 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Dunio
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Guided Reading Sets for Growing Readers

My students need guided reading sets at levels A-D to expand their reading abilities.

My Students

"A great coach never achieves greatness for himself or his team by working to make all his players alike." - Carol Ann Tomlinson Just the same, no two readers are at the exact same point in learning to read. Having books available at different levels is critical for proper instruction.

My kiddos are a hard working group, who are eager to become better readers.

These students show up on time every day with smiles on their faces. For many, school is the only stable factor in their lives. Several of my students worry about where their next meal will come from, or where they will lay their head at night. Whenever we receive a package from DonorsChoose.org, my students light up. They are not used to brand new things, let alone things donated to our classroom by "strangers."

My Project

Reading groups are a challenge, because I don't currently have many copies of the books we use. Our school's book room contains random sets from the early 1990's, but many sets are damaged or only have one or two copies. By putting these new books in my students' hands, they will be even more excited to learn to read. They will share their excitement with their parents when they take their books home, which will lead to more reading practice. Overall, I am hopeful that these Leveled books (B and C) will push my students to read at or above grade-level standards!

Many of my students come into first grade with minimal sight word knowledge.

Those who were reading during kindergarten come in with a regression in their abilities, because they don't read regularly over summer vacation. These books will encourage my students to read all year long and make the gains in reading that I know they are capable of making!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Little Leveled Readers: Level C Box Set: Just the Right Level to Help Young Readers Soar! • Amazon Business $26.18 1 $26.18
Little Leveled Readers: Level B Box Set: Just the Right Level to Help Young Readers Soar! • Amazon Business $24.40 1 $24.40
Little Leveled Readers: Level A Box Set: Just the Right Level to Help Young Readers Soar! • Amazon Business $24.40 1 $24.40
Little Leveled Readers: Level D Box Set: Just the Right Level to Help Young Readers Soar! • Amazon Business $21.25 1 $21.25
Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Level B: Teaches 25 key Sight Words to Help Your Child Soar as a Reader! (Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Packs) • Amazon Business $17.72 1 $17.72
Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Level D: Teaches 25 key Sight Words to Help Your Child Soar as a Reader! • Amazon Business $17.21 1 $17.21
Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Level C: Teaches 25 key Sight Words to Help Your Child Soar as a Reader! • Amazon Business $16.61 1 $16.61
Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Level A: Teaches 25 key Sight Words to Help Your Child Soar as a Reader! • Amazon Business $16.25 1 $16.25
Sight Word Readers Parent Pack: Learning the First 50 Sight Words Is a Snap! • Amazon Business $12.42 1 $12.42

Materials cost

$176.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$225.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.75

Total project goal

$264.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$264.98

1 Donor

-$264.98

Donations toward project cost

-$225.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 25 students.

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