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Ms. N. from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergarten Class Needs Story Books

The cost of this proposal is $612, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $629 goal

This project expired on June 5, 2006.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am a special education teacher in an inclusion kindergarten class in central Harlem. Most of my students are enjoying their first time in school, as many of them did not attend pre-kindergarten. I have observed that my students love story time and are excited to learn how to read and write. They love to hear the wonderful story books that I read during the read aloud. They are even beginning to read along as I read the same story books over and over again. As part of our Teacher's college reading workshop curriculum, students are expected to learn how to read by practicing the good habits of readers, which I model. One such habit is reading high interest story books to build stamina and fluency. In order for my students to each read their own story book during reading workshop, they need to have 1-4 story books for their personal book baggy. Thus, I am requesting 17 copies of the following books: Caps for sale, Miss Bindergarten get ready for kindergarten, I know an old lady who swallowed a fly, and Chrysanthemum. My students would love to have these books in their own personal book baggy.

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

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly • Teacher's School Supply $6.99 17 $118.83
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten • Teacher's School Supply $6.99 17 $118.83
CAPS FOR SALE PBK • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.99 17 $101.83
Chrysanthemum • Teacher's School Supply $5.99 17 $101.83

Materials cost

$441.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$515.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.18

Total project goal

$628.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$628.76

1 Donor

-$592.92

Donations toward project cost

-$516.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.92

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.35

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$0.00

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