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Ms. McGettigan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lots to Read

My students need sight word readers to increase motivation in mastery of these words. They need these books to practice at home.

  • $430 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is a bright and active group of five- and six-year-old children. They love to create and tell stories. They love to read and be read to. They are quickly learning to work together which is a vital skill in our world. My children work in small groups and independently throughout the day.

We grow in all areas by practicing and playing together.

Writing throughout the day in science, social studies, math, and even in art helps us in so many ways. We get noisy, but we learn so much together. We need supplies to grow as readers, writers, and illustrators. We need to show the colors of our ideas. There is so much to learn.

My Project

These beginning readers practice the most basic sight words with strong picture support for new readers. As kindergarteners, my students need this practice. The format of these books will make it easy for my parents to support their students as they grow. These fictional sight word readers include awesome pictures to focus my students on the text.

I am including the dot stampers to practice building of the letters and the sight words we need to master.

The children who are struggling the most need a fun way to increase their skills. With appropriate sheets, they will be able to dot out the letters that create the sight words which are the basis of most adult reading.

Ms. McGettigan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT235 - Lakeshore Fiction Sight-Word Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
TT536 - Lakeshore Fiction Sight-Word Readers - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
EV214 - Brilliant Dot Art Painters - 6-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 4 $59.96
TT298 - Leveled Sight-Word Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
TT322 - Positional Words Emergent Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$329.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$364.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.39

Total project goal

$429.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$429.24

21 Donors

-$413.47

Donations toward project cost

-$364.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.75

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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