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Ms. Reynolds from Rockville MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Become Amazing Readers!

My students need a teaching easel during small groups, books to improve comprehension, and trackers to improve fluency.

  • $286 goal

This project expired on December 3, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When students have little home support and not enough money to buy a book, they need US!

I am a second year teacher working at a Title One school.

I teach the inclusion class and have many special needs that need to be met. My students struggle in reading and this year I am focused on improving reading in my classrooms. This will be a huge challenge with little home support and English being a second language for many families.

My Project

The materials I have selected to help my students are reading based. The easel will provide a way for me to teach small groups reading groups in an interactive way. The students can practice their spelling and writing on the white boards. The opposite side has a pocket chart that will allow me to create interactive activities for the students based on their reading levels and abilities. The books I selected are standard 2nd grade books that many students are interested in and enjoy reading. Stone Soup is a book that teaches a lesson (a fable). This books will help students learn fables at their reading levels. I have noticed in the past that many students struggle with this and I know the activity will improve their comprehension. The trackers will allow students to concentrate on the words and not be distracted. It will also improve fluency in reading. I look forward to using these materials in the classroom to improve all students reading ability.

Reading is a VERY important subject and all students struggle with comprehension.

I really need these materials to make my students better readers. With little support at home I need all the help I can get!!!

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

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This project will reach 85 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD851 - Beginner’s Reading Trackers - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
BG620X - Amelia Bedelia Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $31.95 1 $31.95
BG310X - Stone Soup Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
BG210X - Frog and Toad Are Friends Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $31.95 1 $31.95
FF524 - Small-Group Teaching Easel • Lakeshore Learning $69.95 1 $69.95

Materials cost

$198.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$248.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.15

Total project goal

$285.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.80

2 Donors

-$285.80

Donations toward project cost

-$248.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.15

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$0.00

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