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Mrs. Cheek from Roxboro NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Read in Second Grade!

My students need second grade books in their classroom library as they learn to read.

  • $495 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students are 2nd graders in a rural North Carolina elementary school. We have just over 200 students with more than half of the students coming from low‑income households. Students spend their second grade year learning the foundations of reading.

Second grade is the last year that students are LEARNING TO READ.

They begin READING TO LEARN the next school year. So in order to take advantage of this last year of learning to read, my students need a variety of books to harvest this time of learning.

My Project

Classroom libraries are essential for second graders as they are still LEARNING TO READ. The problem is that their teacher--ME--transferred to a new grade and have zero books to add to their classroom library.

These second grade books will build our class library.

They will provide a variety of choices for them to read no matter their interest.

Having a classroom library will enable the students to check out books on their reading level throughout the school day and take them home to share with their families. We just need someone to help us grow this much needed library for our classroom.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Cat In The Hat • Teachers' School Supply $9.99 1 $9.99
Are You My Mother • Teachers' School Supply $9.99 1 $9.99
Where The Wild Things Are • Teachers' School Supply $8.95 1 $8.95
The Little Red Hen • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
The Wednesday Suprise Rey • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Anansi The Spider • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Caps For Sale Books For Pk-3 • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Five Little Monkeys Bake A Birthday • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Growing Vegetable Soup • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Harry The Dirty Dog • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Inch By Inch • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Ira Sleeps Over Book • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Jamaicas Find Book • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Miss Nelson Is Back • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
The Colors Of Us Paperback • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
The Doorbell Rang • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
To Market To Market Paperback • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Curious George Book • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Mouse Paint • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Jump Frog Jump • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Leo The Late Bloomer • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Miss Nelson Had A Field Day Book • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Miss Nelson Is Missing Book • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Aunt Flossies Hats & Crab Cakes • Teachers' School Supply $7.95 1 $7.95
Rotten Ralph Gantos • Teachers' School Supply $7.95 1 $7.95
Sheep In A Jeep Classic Lit Book • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
The Little Red Ant & The Great Big • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Little Gorilla • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Pancakes For Breakfast • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
5 Little Monkeys Sitting In A Tree • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Five Little Monkeys Jumping • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Five Little Monkeys Wash The Car • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
In The Small Small Pond • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
On Mothers Lap • Teachers' School Supply $6.95 1 $6.95
Alicia Has A Bad Day • Teachers' School Supply $6.95 1 $6.95
Sheep On A Ship • Teachers' School Supply $5.95 1 $5.95
Curious George At The Baseball Game • Teachers' School Supply $4.99 1 $4.99
Curious George Visits The Library • Teachers' School Supply $4.99 1 $4.99
Curious George And The Firefighters • Teachers' School Supply $4.99 1 $4.99
Curious George First Day Of School • Teachers' School Supply $4.99 1 $4.99
Curious George Visits The Zoo • Teachers' School Supply $4.03 1 $4.03
Amelia Bedelia • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99
Clifford The Big Red Dog • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99
Cliffords Good Deeds • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99
Cliffords Manners • Teachers' School Supply $3.99 1 $3.99
Little Bear • Teachers' School Supply $3.95 1 $3.95

Materials cost

$324.30

Vendor shipping charges

$35.67

State sales tax

$25.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$420.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.14

Total project goal

$494.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$494.27

2 Donors

-$429.27

Donations toward project cost

-$364.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.39

match offer

-$65.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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