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Ms. Smith from Charlotte NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Leveling Up in 1st Grade!

My students need leveled readers to read during independent reading time. They strive to find books that are on their independent reading level that also spark their interest.

  • $373 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have had the amazing opportunity to welcome a kind, diverse group of first grade scholars to my classroom this year.

My school serves some of the best students in the Charlotte area and I want to set a strong foundation for academic success.

My students bring a variety of languages, cultures, and backgrounds to our classroom. However, each and every child has such a great potential to learn, and we have high academic expectations for our first grade scholars!

My Project

During our literacy block, my students have between 15-20 minutes of independent reading time. I want to be able to give my students books on their independent or instructional reading level. These leveled readers would be in addition to books that interest them that may not necessarily be on their reading level. Students should have a large variety of books to choose from.

These books will continue to enhance the print-rich classroom that I strive to create.

My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy-I read on the carpet to them, they complete work there, and they read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind-I have watched them the past few weeks of school read titles just like these, and I have also asked them what type of books they would enjoy reading. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

Ms. Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than a third 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
AA842 - Level I Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
AA841 - Level H Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
AA839 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
AA844 - Level K Extra Book Set - Gr. 2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
AA835 - Level C Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
AA838 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
AA843 - Level J Extra Book Set - Gr. 1-2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.00 1 $22.00

Materials cost

$262.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$316.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.83

Total project goal

$372.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$372.20

4 Donors

-$223.00

Donations toward project cost

-$189.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.45

match offer

-$149.20

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.38

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$0.00

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