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

More to Read for Kindergarteners!

Help me give my students more sight word practice in fun, picture supported readers that will build vocabularies and conversations.

  • $304 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

Learning to read is complicated. It includes using pictures and beginning letters to gain meaning from those wiggles that adults call letters. It includes sounding out and guessing.

The skills needed to read are many.

This adventure includes putting many words into long-term memory for quick recall. The more words that make this trip into memory, the smoother reading becomes. So many of our words cannot be easily decoded. Try to sound out "was." See?

The books requested here have awesome picture support. This will make reading more fun and less stressful. The books are designed to practice the most needed sight words.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT536 - Lakeshore Fiction Sight-Word Readers - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT934 - Lakeshore Nonfiction Emergent Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
CR691 - I Can Read! Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.50 1 $49.50
AA833 - Level A Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
AA834 - Level B Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
EE391 - Write & Wipe Sight-Words Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$224.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$257.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.50

Total project goal

$303.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$303.34

10 Donors

-$197.44

Donations toward project cost

-$183.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.40

Matching donations from our partners

-$88.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$74.80

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.90

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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