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Mrs. Gregg from Lanham MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Raising Readers

My students need books that are easier to read. I have a small library of low readers and want to increase it.

  • $385 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is my second home. My students are like sponges ready to absorb the information. As a Title I school, families are limited.

My diverse student population is what makes my class so special as well as challenging and rewarding.

Some students come to Kindergarten with very limited knowledge of the English language so hands-on activities are even more important at this age. My school is 80% free and reduced-price lunch with the majority of our population also being ESOL (English is their 2nd language).

My Project

I selected sight word books so that my students can practice their sight words while reading. Books that teach grammar are also on my list. Titles like "If you were a verb". I also added STEM books that can help teach them about recycling.

Increasing my classroom library is a necessity so my students have books on their level and books like "If you were a noun" to assist me in teaching them about nouns.

These materials will allow my students to practice reading and have books that make them feel success because they can read them with little or no help.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Learning the First 50 Sight Words Is a Snap! • AKJ Education $16.05 1 $16.05
Fish Eyes A Book You Can Count On • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Over in the Meadow (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
The Cat on the Mat Is Flat • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
If You Were a Verb • AKJ Education $5.80 2 $11.60
When It Rains • AKJ Education $5.80 2 $11.60
If You Were a Period • AKJ Education $5.80 2 $11.60
If You Were a Noun • AKJ Education $5.80 2 $11.60
If You Were a Question Mark • AKJ Education $5.80 2 $11.60
Looking at Bugs • AKJ Education $5.11 2 $10.22
Going Buggy • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Old Hat New Hat • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Cloudy • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
Sunny • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
Rainy • AKJ Education $3.64 2 $7.28
Bugs! • AKJ Education $3.61 2 $7.22
Addition Annie • AKJ Education $3.61 2 $7.22
Kites Sail High A Book About Verbs • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Toasty Toes: Counting by Tens • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Recycle! A Handbook for Kids • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
The Honey Makers • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Ten Black Dots • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
10 Fat Turkeys • AKJ Education $2.91 2 $5.82
Counting Race • AKJ Education $2.91 2 $5.82
If You Were an Exclamation Point • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Name the Numbers • AKJ Education $5.11 1 $5.11
The Cloud Book • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Clare Beaton's Action Rhymes • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Roll Over! A Counting Song • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
What's the Weather Like Today? • AKJ Education $2.55 2 $5.10
Thesaurus Rex • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Clouds • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
I Can Count • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Silly Sara: A Phonics Reader A Phonics Reader • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Water • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Snow • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Cloudy Day Sunny Day • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
All Through The Week With Cat And Dog • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
Let's Take Care of the Earth • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55

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