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Mrs. L. from South Bend IN is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Helping Struggling Readers With Chapter Books

Help me give my students Here's Hank Sampler Series of books for my struggling readers. These books are real chapter books and will boost my students' self confidence while helping them gain valuable phonics and comprehension skills.

  • $303 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a low socioeconomic neighborhood and all receive free lunches. They are ambitious and are eager to learn. Many of my students do not even have general school supplies such as pencils, notebooks, or backpacks. I reach into my own pockets to supply all missing supplies so no one feels left out. The students and parents are very appreciative of my generosity. My students do not have technology readily available outside of school. My students are always looking for more knowledge and they love to learn new things.

My Project

My students are struggling to get their self-esteem up due to their inability to read and comprehend on grade-level. These books are genuine chapter books that are phonics-based and will enhance my students ability to become proficient and confident readers. My students will finally be able to read chapter books that interest them and increase their reading abilities at the same time.

These books are written by a famous person (Henry Winkler) who was a struggling reader himself; and it will help my students to know that there are lots of people out there who struggle as they do and still become successful.

I would like to use these books in my guided reading circles so that the students will love learning how to read proficiently.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Series Sampler - Here's Hank (5 Books) • AKJ Education $22.41 10 $224.10

Materials cost

$224.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$257.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.43

Total project goal

$302.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$302.89

1 Donor

-$302.89

Donations toward project cost

-$257.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.43

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$0.00

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