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Mrs. McKinsey from Jacksonville FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Level Up: Read to Succeed!

My students need a variety of leveled readers in order to practice the plethora of reading strategies that are taught in first grade.

  • $341 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am so excited to meet my new group of first graders on August 13, 2018! I don't know them yet, but I know that they will come to school on the first day with a smile, maybe a few tears after bidding their parents farewell, and eager to learn!

My students attend a beautiful school in the heart of their neighborhood, however, it is Title I, and most of my students come from low income families.

My students may face challenges that even some adults have yet to experience in their many years of life, and I want my classroom to be an oasis for them.

My Project

I have served as a Reading Interventionist and Reading Coach for the past 2 1/2 years. Due to district budget cuts, I am returning to the classroom, and essentially starting from scratch! I am in dire need of leveled reading books to provide my students a variety of books to choose from when practicing their reading strategies.

First grade students are expected to make huge strides in reading over the course of the year (coming in at Level C, and leaving at Level I or higher).

For this reason, I am requesting an assortment of high-interest leveled readers to foster my students' independent reading.

Mrs. McKinsey
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT919 - Level I Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $35.00 1 $35.00
TT942 - Level K Extra Book Set - Gr. 2 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
TT918 - Level H Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
TT917 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
TT941 - Level J Extra Book Set - Gr. 1-2 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.00 1 $23.00
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level A: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level D: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
First Little Comics Parent Pack: Levels E & F: 16 Funny Books That Are Just the Right Level for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $15.41 1 $15.41
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level C: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $15.20 1 $15.20
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level B: 25 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers • Amazon Business $15.20 1 $15.20
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Levels E & F: 16 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $13.87 1 $13.87
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Levels E-F: 12 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23

Materials cost

$255.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$289.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.02

Total project goal

$340.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$340.14

10 Donors

-$308.25

Donations toward project cost

-$265.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.49

match offer

-$27.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$23.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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