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Ms. Stratte from Milwaukee WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Nurturing a Love for Reading in Ms. Stratte's Classroom

Help me give my students the best possible books for our classroom library!

  • $584 goal

This project expired on December 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first year teacher about to start the school year. I am so excited to meet my 28-30 Kindergarteners in a few short weeks. I will be working at a Hmong charter school in Milwaukee.

For many of these students, English is not their first language.

Also, 93% of students come from economically disadvantaged house holds. As an English major myself, I love to read. I am getting my Masters Degree in Early Literacy. I want to ignite the love of reading in my students from an early age. I would love to provide them all sorts of different genres and characters to learn and love. A goal of mine is to mold a generation of children who are excited about reading!

My Project

I am a first year teacher about to start the school year. I want to spark the love of reading in my students from an early age, but because there is no teacher budget at my school, my classroom preparation and materials are coming out of my pocket. I want to create a diverse and interesting class library for my students to discover new characters, new genres, and new stories to get excited about. These books such as the Piggy and Elephant books and Pete the Cat are instantly becoming some all time favorites of young children. Even I have began to love these characters. I would so greatly appreciate any help giving my students these incredible books to read and love.

Ms. Stratte
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pigeon (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $61.31 1 $61.31
Froggy (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $54.55 1 $54.55
Pete the Cat (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $51.58 1 $51.58
Favorite Author Study - Dr. Seuss (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $44.85 1 $44.85
Ezra Jack Keats (7 Books) • AKJ Education $41.10 1 $41.10
Easy to Read (12 Books) • AKJ Education $40.32 1 $40.32
Series Sampler - Elephant and Piggie (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $37.38 1 $37.38
Rosemary Wells (6 Books) • AKJ Education $33.62 1 $33.62
All Aboard Reading - Early Reading (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $32.85 1 $32.85
Favorite Author Study - Eric Carle (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $26.16 1 $26.16
Favorite Author Study - Leo Lionni (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $23.91 1 $23.91
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

Materials cost

$459.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$496.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.56

Total project goal

$583.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$583.74

1 Donor

-$583.74

Donations toward project cost

-$496.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.56

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$0.00

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