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Ms. D'artois from Baton Rouge LA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Literacy Lovers

My students need literacy resources to include leveled readers and dough literacy mats to enhance learning through multisensory methods.

  • $445 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

I provide specialized instruction for grades K-3 in a self-contained Autism setting! We are a Title I, STEM school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. All students receive free lunch and come from high poverty areas.

My students are vivacious, unique, and loving.

I admire them because of their resilience and joy. Due to the varying abilities of my students, differentiated instruction is essential in my classroom. Each child has individual academic and sensory needs. All of my students have difficulty advocating for their wants and needs and are predominantly nonverbal. Some are unable to toilet independently. They become overstimulated very easily; thus they have difficulty participating in the general education setting, school wide events, and even outdoor recess. My students are full of personality and I am so fortunate to be a part of their journey.

My Project

My students’ exceptionality of Autism does not hinder their eagerness to learn. They love literacy and illustrate their comprehension in ways other than pencil-paper tests and activities. Our school has limited resources; thus, it is very difficult to check out leveled readers from the library. If we were granted a class set of leveled readers, my students would be able to keep these books for longer periods of time and receive the support they require through guided reading lessons. Most students do not have access to books in their home environment, so I will even be able to send the books between home and school. The other materials will provide multisensory activities and are perfect for differentiation for the varying abilities within my classroom.

Ms. D'artois
Grades PreK-2

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kaplan Dough Literacy Mats (Set of 26) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.66 5 $93.30
Learn Every Daytm Series (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $84.96 1 $84.96
Little Leveled Readers (Level B) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.01 1 $28.01
Little Leveled Readers (Level D) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.01 1 $28.01
Little Leveled Readers (Level C) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.01 1 $28.01
Little Leveled Readers (Level A) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.01 1 $28.01
A-Z Magnatab Uppercase • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.46 1 $25.46

Materials cost

$315.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$27.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$378.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.73

Total project goal

$444.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$444.86

1 Donor

-$444.86

Donations toward project cost

-$378.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.73

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$0.00

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