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Mrs. Kelso from Griffin GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literary Exposure!

My students need to experience interesting and relevant reading material to keep them involved and motivated to read.

  • $388 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I serve students with disabilities that come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Last year, I served grades 3-5. This year, I serve grades k-2. Each year, the grade level may change, but my role stays the same. I provide extra help and interventions to close the learning gap for my students so they may have a more successful learning experience. I travel from classroom to classroom throughout the school day serving these students in reading and math. They need exposure and experience with technology, books, and school supplies.

My Project

My students are economically disadvantaged and have learning disabilities. Often times, they are bored or frustrated with the process of reading. New and interesting books will provide them with an opportunity to practice the skills they know, learn new skills, and expose them to a world bigger than they can imagine! A new book, beautiful illustrations, familiar characters and settings, and fun topics can make all the difference in want to read and wanting to quit. New books will also provide discussion and writing opportunities. Please help my students become excited about reading. Learning to read will change their lives in so many ways!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Leave Me Alone • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Viva Frida • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Flotsam • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
A Story, A Story: An African Tale (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Locomotive • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Three Pigs • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Jumanji 30th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
The Lion & the Mouse • AKJ Education $13.14 1 $13.14
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear • AKJ Education $13.14 1 $13.14
Freedom in Congo Square • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Noisy Paint Box • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Flora and the Flamingo • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Last Stop on Market Street • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
A Sick Day for Amos Mcgee • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Radiant Child • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus • AKJ Education $12.78 1 $12.78
Nana in the City • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Prayer for a Child Lap Edition • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Where the Wild Things Are • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Song and Dance Man • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

Materials cost

$276.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.08

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$329.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.19

Total project goal

$387.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$387.93

3 Donors

-$337.93

Donations toward project cost

-$287.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.69

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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