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Mrs. Finkelstein
Grades PreK-2
  • Joseph C Ferguson Elementary School
  • Philadelphia, PA
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 12 donors
  • $0 still needed

Please Help My First Graders Get eBooks

My students need 10+ eBooks for our Literacy, Math, Health and Social Studies time.

My Students

Do you remember the first time that you ever used an eBook? My first graders are just beginning to learn how to read and write. I want them to develop a love of reading in all areas of learning.

I teach 22 first graders in a Title 1 School located in a high poverty and high crime area in Pennsylvania.

All of my students receive free breakfast and free lunch. At the present time only a small percentage of my students are at the proper reading and math level. Many of my students come from homes where English is not spoken.

My Project

I am hoping to get 12 eBooks for my first graders. These books will offer my 6 and 7 year olds a very engaging way to read books on a variety of topics. These books will not only will help my students to improve their reading, it will also help them to improve their addition and subtraction skills. In addition, these eBooks will enhance my students' knowledge of using maps. Lastly, the eBooks will improve my students' ability to know about proper nutrition, manners and safety.

Please help my students get these eBooks.

These books will be a very exciting way for my students to develop a love of reading on a variety of topics. Please help my first graders be the best that they can be.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Graphic Organizers: Grades K-3 (Enhanced eBook) (eBook) • AKJ Books $18.99 1 $18.99
Eric Carle (Enhanced eBook) (eBook) • AKJ Books $16.99 1 $16.99
Addition and Subraction Drills (eBook) • AKJ Books $15.99 1 $15.99
Beginning Map Skills (Enhanced eBook) (eBook) • AKJ Books $15.99 1 $15.99
Food and Nutrition Thematic Unit (Enhanced eBook) (eBook) • AKJ Books $14.99 1 $14.99
Martin Luther King Jr. Interactiv-eReader (eBook) • AKJ Books $14.99 1 $14.99
Hooray for the USA! (eBook) • AKJ Books $12.99 1 $12.99
Dr. Seuss (eBook) • AKJ Books $12.99 1 $12.99
Reading with Arnold Lobel (eBook) • AKJ Books $12.99 1 $12.99
Reading with Arthur (eBook) • AKJ Books $12.99 1 $12.99
Reading with Curious George (eBook) • AKJ Books $12.99 1 $12.99
Holidays Through the Year (Grades 1-3) (eBook) • AKJ Books $12.95 1 $12.95
Read, Write, and Color: Safety, Health, and Manners (Enhance (eBook) • AKJ Books $11.99 1 $11.99

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This project will reach 22 students.

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