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Mrs. S. from Charlotte NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read ALL About It! Chapter Books Needed for 1st Graders

My students need engaging and exciting chapter books to support them in becoming strong, solid readers. Please support the gift of reading; the most important gift we can give to children.

  • $737 goal

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My Students

We have the best 1st graders at our school! We are in need of chapter books for our readers. During the first semester, our students grew many reading levels, and they have lots more to go. During 1st grade, students have to grow the most as readers than in any other elementary grade. My goal as a teacher is to ensure that students have opportunities to experience reading at school and through the summertime. In our Title I school, high poverty-population, students come in daily without books and have limited exposure at their homes. Our parents are working-class families that do not have time to take their children to the library or provide literature-rich opportunities at home. Our school is located in a urban area just 3 miles north of uptown in Charlotte, NC. Our students come to school happy, eager to learn and please their teacher.

My Project

We are requesting a grade level set of chapter books for our students to use while the teacher is teaching very important reading comprehension skills and strategies. The students need to apply the questioning and text evidence into context by using their own chapter book during our interactive literacy in 1st grade.

Each teacher would model necessary skills while students are able to apply them into their very own chapter books.

Students would then take these books home with them at the end of the year for summer reading.

We are so excited to provide this opportunity and to grow our students in a strong, social-emotional way as well!

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

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Little Bear (An I Can Read Book) • Amazon Business $2.86 70 $200.20
Frog and Toad All Year (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $2.81 70 $196.70
Days with Frog and Toad (I Can Read, Level 2) • Amazon Business $1.98 75 $148.50

Materials cost

$545.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$42.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$626.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.49

Total project goal

$736.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$736.61

1 Donor

-$736.61

Donations toward project cost

-$626.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$110.49

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$0.00

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