You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Baker from Taylor MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lit Happens in First Grade

Help me give my students the opportunity to develop reading strategies and become stronger readers.

  • $289 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Title I, high poverty school. 100% of the school population receives free breakfast and lunch. I have the privilege of teaching a First/Second combination class full of students eager to learn.

My students are curious and enthusiastic about reading and learning new things.

It is so exciting to see them bloom as avid readers and writers. Their love for reading is what I want to continue to see grow in my students. My students work well together and continue to amaze me as they make the most of their learning opportunities.

My Project

My goal is to involve my students in engaging literature and writing activities that will help to build their vocabulary along with their comprehension skills.

This project will help me to plan higher level instructional lessons to meet my students needs.

The project will also allow the students to become engaged in their reading strategies and reading achievement. The resources in this project will expose my students to quality literature and continue to build on their reading strategies as well as becoming proficient readers. By funding this project you are giving my students exposure to quality literature and building on their love of reading.

Read More
Mrs. Baker
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Baker is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story • Amazon Business $14.64 1 $14.64
Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building • Amazon Business $14.46 1 $14.46
What Should Darla Do? Featuring the Power to Choose • Amazon Business $13.78 1 $13.78
The Water Princess • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Nerdy Birdy • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
Being Frank • Amazon Business $13.06 1 $13.06
Rosie's Glasses • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Orion and the Dark • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
• Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
What Should Danny Do? School Day (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Dude! • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Nerdy Birdy Tweets • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Squirrels Who Squabbled • Amazon Business $11.43 1 $11.43
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Jake's 100th Day of School • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Sylvie • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$208.43

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$245.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.33

Total project goal

$288.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$288.88

2 Donors

-$288.88

Donations toward project cost

-$245.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.33

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Taylor","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2579967],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":4708152,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/lit-happens-in-first-grade/4708152/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Baker","authorIds":{"2579967":{"owner":"Mrs. Baker","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4708152],"proposalHash":"1112756303","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp2579967_orig.jpg?crop=304,304,x0,y8&width=136&height=136&auto=webp&t=1578167318896","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21410257,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":2579967,"schoolCounty":"Wayne","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MI","name":"Michigan"}}