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Mrs. Gies from Byron Center MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reaching for the Stars!

My students need higher level books to take home in their book bags. This year, I have some very high readers in my class, and I do not currently have enough 1st grade level books.

  • $305 goal

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My Students

"Teacher, can I show you my work?" That is what I love to hear my students say when they are learning in my classroom. Kindergarten is a time of amazing growth, and it is so rewarding to watch them learn and grow.

My Kindergarten class is comprised of twenty-six amazing students who love to read and love to learn about the world around them!

Every day is an adventure as they use games, materials and books to discover the world around them. They are excited to show adults their learning at school and to show their parents at home as well.

My Project

Every week, my students take home a book bag with books at their reading level. This allows them to have more practice reading books and to give parents a chance to hear their child be a successful reader. I want each student to be able to take home books that are "just right" for them.

My class this year is reading more first grade books than ever before!

I currently do not have enough higher level books for my students to take home in book bags. The materials in this project will give my level G through J readers (these are first grade reading levels) more options for books.

Mrs. Gies
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Can Read All-Time Favorites 16-Book Box Set • Amazon Business $39.57 1 $39.57
H-I Reading Levels Family Involvement Kit • Amazon Business $39.00 1 $39.00
Danny and the Dinosaur and Friends: Level One Box Set (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $19.76 1 $19.76
Frog and Toad and Friends Box Set (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $17.71 1 $17.71
Learn to Read with Tug the Pup and Friends! Box Set 3: Levels Included: E-G (My Very First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Danny and the Dinosaur: Big Reading Collection: 5 Books Featuring Danny and His Friend the Dinosaur! (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
I Can Read My Favorite Stories, Level 1 • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Justice League Reading Collection: 5 I Can Read Books Inside! (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Paddington Collector's Quintet: 5 Fun-Filled Stories in 1 Box! (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Henry and Mudge Ready-to-Read Value Pack: Henry and Mudge; Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move; Henry and Mudge in the Green Time; Henry and Mudge ... and Mudge and the Happy Cat (Henry & Mudge) • Amazon Business $11.17 1 $11.17
Funny School Stories: Learning to Read Box Set: 5 Fun-Filled Adventures! (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
The Flat Stanley Collection Box Set: Flat Stanley, Invisible Stanley, Stanley in Space, and Stanley, Flat Again! • Amazon Business $10.10 1 $10.10
Splat the Cat: Big Reading Collection (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Fancy Nancy: The Wonderful World of Fancy Nancy: 4 Books in 1 Box Set! • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69

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