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Mrs. Branson from Spring Lake NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Leveled Library Part 2

The cost of eleven sets of leveled children books is $342, 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>.

  • $342 goal

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Dear Donors of Donors Choose, I am a first grade teacher in a very economically challenged area. I desperately need a leveled reading library in my classroom. I have many books for "read alouds" but not many at levels my students can read independently. A leveled reading library would allow my students to quickly locate appropriately leveled materials. The library I have selected is organized in such a fashion that students can be assigned an entire bucket of books to choose from. The library also comes with guidelines for each level so that I will be able to add some of my own books in the appropriate levels. The system also includes matching labels for buckets and books to easily identify what goes where. Our school has a leveled library that teachers share. It, however, is not always convenient for teachers or accessible to students. The biggest problem with the school wide shared leveled library is that we are limited to the number of books we can check out for classroom use. I believe that children are more likely to be enthusiastic readers if they are allowed to choose the titles and topics for their independent reading. These choices must be provided at each child's independent reading level. The only way to achieve this is to have numerous books at various levels of reading. I imagine a good leveled library will take a few years to build. I would like to start now with levels A-K. These books would cover all of the readers in my classroom.

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

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT942 - Level K Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $26.00 1 $26.00
TT919 - Level I Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $25.00 1 $25.00
TT918 - Level H Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $23.00 1 $23.00
TT916 - Level F Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $21.00 1 $21.00
TT941 - Level J Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $21.00 1 $21.00
TT917 - Level G Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $20.00 1 $20.00
TT974 - Level D Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $19.00 1 $19.00
TT915 - Level E Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $19.00 1 $19.00
TT973 - Level C Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $16.00 1 $16.00
TT972 - Level B Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $15.00 1 $15.00
TT911 - Level A Extra Book Set - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $14.00 1 $14.00

Materials cost

$219.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$279.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.43

Total project goal

$341.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$341.26

1 Donor

-$321.80

Donations toward project cost

-$280.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.66

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$0.00

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