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Ms. Skotak from Middle Village NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It's FUN To READ!!!

My students need fun ways to learn to read and stay engaged in daily lessons!!!

  • $304 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Poland, Ecuador, Albania, China, and Greece are just some of the countries that describe the children I service. I have many students who enter speaking little to no English. Although they may all come from different countries, they have the same goal in mind. They all want to come to school to learn and have fun. This school is located in a low-income/high poverty school district. When students come to school, they are granted the chance to forget anything bad going on outside school and learn and grow alongside their friends.

My ENL students bring such diversity into the classroom.

They not only learn in the classroom but are given the chance to teach others about where they come from as well. They are proud of where they are from, but also excited to learn about America. They are eager to learn English to communicate with all their new friends. These students are our future and I want to give them the chance to become successful students even if their English language skills are limited.

My Project

Every year, I have students who speak little to no English. They're then expected to take a test on reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the end of the year. I want to make reading fun for my students. I also want them to know that they can do it.

With resources that make learning fun, my students will be excited to learn this new language and succeed in all subject areas.

I teach students from kindergarten to grade 4 during the school day. The Touch and Read Phonics Match will help my students who are just beginning their reading journey. The High-Interest Intervention Reading Folders will help prepare my students and show them a love for reading. I will keep students engaged with these wonderful resources and use the Behavior Management Pocket Chart to reward the students. I believe that with these resources, my students will become lifelong learners and truly learn the fun of reading.

Ms. Skotak
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 33 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC465X - High-Interest Intervention Reading Folders - Gr. 2-3 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
GG365X - Touch & Read Phonics Match - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
GG297 - Behavior Management Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$224.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$258.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.59

Total project goal

$303.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$303.95

3 Donors

-$157.70

Donations toward project cost

-$135.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.16

match offer

-$144.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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