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Mrs. George from North Port FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Leap Into Reader's Workshop

My students need books at a variety of reading levels, timers to monitor fluency, and comfy seats for their reading spots.

  • $305 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a first year teacher, I have continuously worked to create a classroom library filled with a wide variety of book levels to meet the needs of students. Not only do I want to teach my students to read, I hope to inspire a passion for lifelong reading.

I teach reading to kindergarten, first, and second grades.

My students truly enjoy making meaning, reader's workshop, and independent reading in their "just right" books (not too hard, not too easy). They are eager to read, respond, share, and confer about their books. My students are working on building fluency and increasing comprehension. Most of all, they are gaining confidence as growing readers.

My Project

The resources that I am requesting for my students will enable them to have a greater variety of books to choose from. My students will be able to book shop for "just right books". Reading books on their level will help my students feel successful as readers. In addition, the timers will help with monitoring fluency, and the comfy seats will allow them to find a cozy reading spot in our classroom for independent reading.

With your support you can help me cultivate my students' love for reading.

The literacy foundation that is built at an early age will last a lifetime when my students have access to reading materials on their level.

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Mrs. George
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 66 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD371BU - Soft Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 3 $29.85
DD371GR - Soft Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 3 $29.85
HH828 - Student Timer - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning $29.99 1 $29.99
Ready-to-Read Wonders of America • AKJ Books $17.48 1 $17.48
Step Into Reading: Nonfiction • AKJ Books $23.30 1 $23.30
LL724 - Level M Nonfiction Extra Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $36.00 1 $36.00
LL719 - Level I Nonfiction Extra Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $34.00 1 $34.00
LL712 - Level B Nonfiction Extra Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $25.00 1 $25.00

Materials cost

$225.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$258.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.68

Total project goal

$304.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$304.53

5 Donors

-$172.18

Donations toward project cost

-$156.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.33

Matching donations from our partners

-$120.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$102.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.35

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$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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