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Mrs. Padilla from Taylors SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Linking Standards, Fluency and Comprehension

My students need several mentor texts used to model interactive-reading which strengthens comprehension.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Paris is one of the oldest schools in Greenville, SC and we work to have the best quality instruction possible for all students at our school.

Our mission, in cooperation with the home and community is to develop confident, contributing life-long learners by providing innovative educational experiences which emphasize critical and creative thinking.

My class consists of 19 hard-working first graders. Of those 19, two are English learners, two receive resource services, and two are in speech. They all work so hard and do their personal best to contribute to our classroom community.

My Project

My philosophy of education was strengthened by Irene J. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell. Their work is based on the theory that learning is a constructive activity.

“The primary classroom is the laboratory in which children discover literacy: but the most essential element is the teacher who provides the raw material—demonstrations, explanations, appropriate materials, feedback and encouraging and revealing interactions.”

Through Donor's Choose, I am asking for help in providing those raw materials for my children. Linda Hoyt published a teacher's resource guide called Interactive-Read Alouds that help teachers use books to teach common comprehension skills such as compare and contrast, sequencing or cause and effect to name a few. The money will be used to purchase the suggested texts that link to my standards and build fluency and comprehension through poetry and readers theater.

Employing multiple layers of student engagement, incorporating opportunities for movement, watching them grow intellectually and have a great time doing so, is what makes my job as an educator so rewarding.

Mrs. Padilla
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Olivia the Pig (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $32.13 1 $32.13
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Tops & Bottoms • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Frederick • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Blueberries for Sal • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Grouchy Ladybug • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Goldilocks and the Three Bears • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Inch by Inch • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Strega Nona An Original Tale • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Art Lesson • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

Materials cost

$101.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$140.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.74

Total project goal

$164.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.95

3 Donors

-$161.95

Donations toward project cost

-$140.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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