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Mrs. O'Donnell from Buffalo NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read with Me!

My students need books for reading that focus on sight words. They also need puzzles and activities that focus on sight words and decodable words, to be used during independent practice.

  • $173 goal

This project expired on April 16, 2017.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a wonderful class of 20 students in a public school in Buffalo. Most of these students are underprivileged and come from poverty. Many students can not afford basic school supplies and I do what I can to provide them with these materials.

I have over five different languages spoken in my class, and over 30 different languages spoken in our school.

Many students have just come to American and many are coming from war torn countries and refugee camps. It is challenging to teach these students who speak limited to no English, but it is also very rewarding.

My Project

I am requesting books that focus on sight words. My students are learning how to read decodable words and sight words. These books will help my students to become able and confident readers. I am also requesting sight word puzzles to help my students read words using a hands-on, self-correcting activity. This sight word puzzle is hands-on and engaging and good for independent practice. Lastly, I am requesting an activity that focuses on reading and spelling. This activity helps the students to spell and decode words in a fun and engaging way. The students take foam letters and spell words based on a picture they see.

Mrs. O'Donnell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT235 - Lakeshore Fiction Sight-Word Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DD691 - CVC Word Work Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG421 - Book Display Stand for 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$114.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.89

Total project goal

$172.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.58

4 Donors

-$146.69

Donations toward project cost

-$146.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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