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Mrs. G. from Spring TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

If You Give a First Grader a Book...

My students need a variety of books at beginning reading levels to help them move forward. They need to move into the wonderful world of books able to practice words in different settings, especially nonfiction!

  • $195 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"What are those strange shapes on the page? The teacher points to the shapes when she tells us the story, but I don't know what they mean. She says that everyone can be a reader, but I don't think she means me." For a struggling reader, these are the thoughts that consume them. When they are faced with books that are too difficult, these students feel defeated.

My students are happy, energetic students from a variety of backgrounds, filled with excitement for learning.

Many of my students are English language learners, and they require a lot of picture support as they are learning to read. Other students are struggling to make sense of print and how it works to convey meaning. Each one is delightful to teach, and each one deserves every opportunity to reach their full potential.

My Project

Beginning readers need a lot of different books to practice their new skills! These books will be used daily as part of our small group reading time, partner reading, and independent reading. The books will be accessible to my students throughout the day, enabling them to move forward in their reading.

My students will use them to share with their friends during a book talk, just like some of their parents do in book clubs!

These books will help reinforce the foundational skills needed for struggling readers to find success and become life-long readers! Thank you for helping us reach our goal!

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
60 Scholastic Little Leveled Readers Learn to Read Preschool Kindergarten First Grade Children's Book Lot (15 Books Each in Levels A, B, C, and D) • Amazon Business $24.89 1 $24.89
Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Level D: Teaches 25 key Sight Words to Help Your Child Soar as a Reader! • Amazon Business $17.54 1 $17.54
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level C: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $15.71 1 $15.71
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Level C: 16 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $15.28 1 $15.28
Folk & Fairy Tale Easy Readers Parent Pack: 15 Classic Stories That Are "Just Right" for Young Readers • Amazon Business $14.28 1 $14.28
Sight Word Readers Parent Pack: Learning the First 50 Sight Words Is a Snap! • Amazon Business $14.25 1 $14.25
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level B: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $14.07 1 $14.07
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Level D: 16 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89

Materials cost

$127.91

Vendor shipping charges

$5.49

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$165.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.17

Total project goal

$194.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$194.49

5 Donors

-$190.08

Donations toward project cost

-$165.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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