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

Help Us Comprehend My Friend

My students need dry erase boards, comprehension packs, and markers to help reinforce what is being taught while in their small groups.

  • $731 goal

This project expired on June 7, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Just like in a garden flowers come in different sizes shapes and grow at different rates. In Miss Williams-Henry classroom the children come from different walks of life such as homelessness, mental, emotional and physical disabilities. Despite coming from a huge range of situations and obstacles, they rise up and conquer their hardships to reach their goals. I have been given the opportunity to prove to the world that although they learn or live differently they can still perform with the best of them. Though engagement while learning and encouragement I will help my students to achieve their goals. We are an urban Title I school with Whole brain teaching focus. With your support we will grow in Miss Williams Henry's Garden.

My Project

After doing a second diagnostics exam on the children in our school the data shows they have made tremendous growth in their reading levels. One thing that the need a tad bit more support is on comprehension skills when independently working. For the years before these children were left behind. Kindergarten through 2nd grade they were learning to read. Now that they are in 3rd grade they are task with the job of reading to learn.

Reading comprehension skills separates the "passive" unskilled reader from the "active" readers.

Skilled readers don't just read, they interact with the text. To help a beginning reader understand this concept, you might make them privy to the dialogue readers have with themselves while reading.

For these I want to add some guided comprehension activity packages for our group rotations. To help with that I have chosen a few comprehension reading packs to boost comprehension to reinforce the skills for the third grade level curriculum. Also to make class more engaging I have found some dry erase boards to be used during whole group concept development.

With these materials not only will the children be more engaged, but they will be learning the comprehension tools necessary to learn though games.

Mrs. Armstrong
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KT7443 - Third Grade Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $439.39 1 $439.39
Charles Leonard Magnetic Dual-Sided Dry Erase Lapboard Class Pack, Lined/Plain • Staples Advantage $81.99 1 $81.99
DD338 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99

Materials cost

$549.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$620.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.51

Total project goal

$730.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$730.08

1 Donor

-$730.08

Donations toward project cost

-$620.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$109.51

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$0.00

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