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  • $185 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Barnard
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Love for Literacy!

My students need I Can Read Level Books! They also need clipboards for flexible seating arrangements. My students need magnetic pocket charts to add to their centers.

My Students

I remember most of these classic book titles from when I was a first grader. After a successful year in my first grade classroom I couldn't help to think that something was missing. I came across some of these I can read books and they were absolutely engaging.

I have 25 wonderful, eager to learn, first graders.

Our school is located in a high risk poverty population. Everyday my students look forward to our Literacy Block. If one thing is missing from our routine during literacy they have no problem reminding me that I forgot to do one of reading activities. Needless to say they love to read. I enjoyed watching them grow as readers and gain a passion and joy of reading a book from cover to cover.

My Project

The I Can Read leveled books will help maintain the pure joy of reading a book. The titles and story lines are easy to connect with in their lives. The characters in all the stories are likable and fun. I can see my students going crazy over these books and wanting them in their book boxes to read everyday. My students do not like to stay in one spot. I allow flexible seating to keep their bodies moving, comfortable, and their brains engaged. The clipboards will allow some students to move around the classroom and work instead of staying at their seats. As I had mentioned before my students love Literacy time in our classroom. I am always trying to find new activities and game to increase their learning. The magnetic pocket charts will be a great addition to our word work center. I can allow the students to use them as word sorts, sequencing activities, and other word activities.

These items will better our classroom but enhancing what is already happening in the room; learning!

My students love books, whether they are 10 years old or brand new. It doesn't matter. What will matter to them is that it is a book at their level that they can take pride in reading. I want to make my classroom a fun engaging place to learn. All of these items will help see my plan through.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Magnetic Pocket Chart Squares • Amazon Business $16.23 1 $16.23
6 Pk, BAZIC Standard Size PVC Clipboard with Low Profile Clip, Assorted • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
Amelia Bedelia I Can Read Box Set #1: Amelia Bedelia Hit the Books Collection (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $13.11 1 $13.11
Splat the Cat: Big Reading Collection (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
Fancy Nancy Collector's Quintet (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
The Frog and Toad Collection Box Set (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
May I Please Have a Cookie? (Scholastic Readers, Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Morris Goes to School (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Fat Cat Sat on the Mat (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Minnie and Moo: The Case of the Missing Jelly Donut (I Can Read Book 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Big Max and the Mystery of the Missing Giraffe (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
No More Monsters for Me! (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Witch Who Was Afraid of Witches (I Can Read Level 4) • Amazon Business $3.52 1 $3.52
Penny and Her Marble (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.52 1 $3.52
Mac and Cheese (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.52 1 $3.52
My Parents Think I'm Sleeping (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.46 1 $3.46
Splat the Cat: I Scream for Ice Cream (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.37 1 $3.37
Scholastic Reader Level 1: Silly Milly • Amazon Business $2.65 1 $2.65
Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $2.58 1 $2.58
Loose Tooth (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $2.41 1 $2.41
The Fire Cat (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $2.41 1 $2.41

Materials cost

$124.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.61

Total project goal

$184.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.06

1 Donor

-$184.06

Donations toward project cost

-$156.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 25 students.

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