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  • $366 goal

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Mrs. Kamhout
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Young Scientists Learn to Read with Life Science Books

My students need non-fiction books to read with the teacher during guided reading center that will build their reading skills while connecting science and reading.

My Students

My first graders enjoy asking questions, investigating, and discovering new information through science projects and STEM activities. They are eager to read about topics they are curious about. By the end of the school year, I would like my little scientists to be confident readers.

When you are six years old it is really, really hard to focus on learning how to read during reading centers when all you can think about is the exciting hands-on science or STEM activity you get to work on after lunch.

Please help us obtain books for beginning readers that complement our science and STEM units so I can capture my little scientists' natural curiosity while I help them become confident readers.

My Project

Learning how to read is hard work and a major milestone. These books will be used during the guided reading center when the students meet with the teacher to teach them how to read. Each title will be used during the corresponding science or STEM unit. I have asked for six copies of each book because there are usually six students in each reading group.

Children are excited to read books that excite them.

Being able to teach with beginning readers that are about the topics we study in science and STEM will help my students stay focused and motivated because they will be able to read about what they want to learn about.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Life Cycle of a Ladybug (Blastoff! Readers: Life Cycles) (Blastoff! Readers: Life Cycle of A... Level 3) • Amazon $6.29 6 $37.74
From Tadpole to Frog (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon $5.39 6 $32.34
Where Do Chicks Come From? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon $5.39 6 $32.34
A Nest Full of Eggs (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 1) • Amazon $5.39 6 $32.34
From Seed to Plant (Rookie Read-About Science) • Amazon $4.46 6 $26.76
Inside an Ant Colony (Rookie Read-About Science) • Amazon $4.46 6 $26.76
From Caterpillar to Butterfly (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 1) • Amazon $4.08 6 $24.48
How a Seed Grows (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon $3.38 6 $20.28
Fascinations AntWorks • Amazon $16.96 1 $16.96
Uncle Milton Planet Frog (Colors may vary) • Amazon $11.27 1 $11.27

Materials cost

$261.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$311.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.88

Total project goal

$365.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$365.88

7 Donors

-$254.88

Donations toward project cost

-$216.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.23

match offer

-$111.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$94.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.65

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$0.00

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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