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Ms. Allen from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Children Become Exceedingly Successful In Reading

Help me give my students the equity in learning their parents want and they deserve.

  • $1,768 goal

This project expired on December 27, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a Sped. population of 17 currently assigned to me. The students I serve have varying abilities and disabilities. What motivates me most is that, while living in a neighborhood where they hear sirens and ambulances perhaps 7 to 10 times before they rest for the evening they remain resilient. The parents send the best they have, with the same aspirations all parents have, to grow their minds in a safe and nurturing environment.

Our school received drastic cuts in resources this year due to our transition from a year-round campus to a 10 month campus.

This greatly impacted the Special Education teachers because we share resources with the General Education teachers. Often we find ourselves as educators sharing a single intervention kit among-st, 3 Gen. Ed. teachers and a Special Educator. Imagine needing the same books at the same time and not being able to photocopy them due to publishing rights, just heartbreaking.

Last school year the school thought it had a gift giver to supply our PD trained requested curriculum but the promise fell through due to funding. Proficient first graders should be reading above level "k" and second graders level "P" or above. PLEASE HELP!!!

My Project

*The donation will afford my students an opportunity to have readily available materials that are data driven at their finger tips. Appropriate kits needed for challenging students.

*Teaching materials for Special Education learners reading 2-3 grade levels below their expected grade level that are rich in fluency and comprehension.

*Interventions materials to help close the achievement gaps between General Education and Special Education.

*Curriculum supports that are differentiated and appropriate for all children.

* This gift will reassure the children that there are real people in the world other than their parents and teachers that care whether they are an asset to society.

Ms. Allen
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA300X - Leveled Books Classroom Library 1 - Complete Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $649.00 1 $649.00
EE216 - Mobile Listening & Storage Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $399.00 1 $399.00
GG421 - Book Display Stand for 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
JJ386X - Double-Sided Learn to Print Write & Wipe Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $57.99 1 $57.99
TT235 - Lakeshore Fiction Sight-Word Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
EE667 - Lakeshore Word Family Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
EE709 - Change-A-Sound Flip Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LK297RD - Heavy-Duty Pocket Chart - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
LK297GR - Heavy-Duty Pocket Chart - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
LK297BU - Heavy-Duty Pocket Chart - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
DD489 - Student Word Building Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

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