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Mrs. Mills from Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Wonder if I Can Read

My students need books at their reading level and an iPad to be used for quizzes, research and eBooks.

  • $746 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever been frustrated by the inability to find a book at your reading level? My students crave books that are not only on their reading level, but a variety of books on their level.

My students are enrolled in a Title 1 at-risk school.

Most of these students do not have a personal library from which to choose from. Even though there is a campus library, if they lose one book they cannot check out any book again until it is paid for or returned. Plus it has limited resources for their level. A public library is in walking distance from school , but most students' parents work unusual hours and are unable to avail their children of this service. My classroom library is often the only source available to them for checking out books at their level.

My Project

With these resources, my students will be able to check out a different book to expose them to a myriad of genres as they check out a new book each night from my classroom library. Reading on grade level has been a struggle for years with our at-risk students. To increase their ability to read at grade level, a program was implemented at our school, but without the needed supporting materials. It is necessary that the classroom teacher has a leveled library to meet a wide range of reading abilities. Having these books will help me meet those needs. Also obtaining an iPad for my classroom will allow my students to gain some independence. The iPad will give them a resource to check their comprehension of their reading materials. Also my students can use it to look up words that are unfamiliar to them, explore a concept mention in a book, and do further research on a subject matter that has caught their interest.

With these resources, I will be able to meet the individual needs of my students.

With your kind donation, my classroom library will be stocked with a number and variety of books to support my students' reading needs. Also with your donation, the iPad will help meet and increase their experiences.

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Mrs. Mills
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad mini 2 with Wi-Fi - 16GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $269.99 1 $269.99
Let''s Say Hi to Friends Who Fly! (Cat the Cat Series) Mo Wil • AKJ Books $8.02 2 $16.04
Cat the Cat, Who Is That? B/O NO DUE DATE AS OF 9-16-15 • AKJ Books $8.02 2 $16.04
I Am Going! (Elephant and Piggie Series) Mo Willems, Mo Will • AKJ Books $6.56 2 $13.12
I Love My New Toy! (Elephant and Piggie Series) Mo Willems, • AKJ Books $6.56 2 $13.12
Are You Ready to Play Outside? (Elephant and Piggie Series) • AKJ Books $6.56 2 $13.12
Evil Spy School • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Poached • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Guess What? • AKJ Books $5.11 2 $10.22
Late Nate in a Race • AKJ Books $5.10 2 $10.20
What Am I? Where Am I? • AKJ Books $5.10 2 $10.20
Can You See Me? • AKJ Books $5.10 2 $10.20
The Long Haul • AKJ Books $10.18 1 $10.18
Big Train • AKJ Books $4.56 2 $9.12
City Train • AKJ Books $4.34 2 $8.68
Cowboy Up! Larry Dane Brimner, Susan Miller (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $3.61 2 $7.22
Mine''s the Best • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Tiny Goes Camping • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Tiny Goes to the Library • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Tiny the Birthday Dog • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Tiny the Snow Dog • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Tiny''s Bath • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Tiny''s Bath • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
I Wont Share! (Scholastic Reader Series) Hans Wilhelm • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Sleepy Dog, Wake Up! • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
The Close Shave • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Thomas and the Jet Engine • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Tiger Is a Scaredy Cat • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
I See, You Saw • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Gus Makes a Gift • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
The Day I Had to Play with My Sister • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
We Are Twins • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Look for the Lorax (Step into Reading) • AKJ Books $2.91 2 $5.82
Dot and Bob • AKJ Books $2.88 2 $5.76
Tick Tock • AKJ Books $2.88 2 $5.76

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