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Mrs. Srednicki from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reader Leaders

Help me give my students books to help build their comprehension and maintain their love of reading!

  • $550 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a highly diverse school, where one-third of our population is English language learners. Eighteen countries are represented and fourteen different languages are spoken.

I have a variety of students who speak Swahili, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese and French.

They are all very enthusiastic about learning how to read, write, listen and speak in English. This is my fourth year as an ESL teacher and my fifth project developed through DonorsChoose! I am so excited for my students to receive what they need to thrive in school!

My Project

My students need help building their comprehension skills. I plan to use the guided reading materials and high interest books to excite their imagination and meet them at their current reading ability. The guided reading leveled library contains multiple copies of each title at different levels which allows me to run reading groups.

After the last project, I noticed that my students love both princess and video game books.

The bins for these two categories are always empty, so it would be great to surprise them with more books they want to read every day. Please help support my ESL students' reading and classroom library!

Mrs. Srednicki
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE210X - Guided Reading Leveled Books - Complete Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $179.00 1 $179.00
Caldecott Classroom Library Builder: Grades PreK-5 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
First Little Readers: Guided Reading Levels G & H (Classroom Set): A Big Collection of Just-Right Leveled Books for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $74.77 1 $74.77
Minecraft: Guide Collection 4-Book Boxed Set: Exploration; Creative; Redstone; The Nether & the End • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Game On! 2020 • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Disney Frozen 2 The Magical Guide: Julia March • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
101 Video Games to Play Before You Grow Up: The unofficial must-play video game list for kids (101 Things) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Spirits of Nature (Disney Frozen 2) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08
Roblox Top Adventure Games • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Frozen: A Tale of Two Sisters • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Across the Sea (Disney Frozen) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Roblox Top Battle Games • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Little Mermaid Step into Reading, Step 2 (Disney Princess) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Outside My Window (Disney Tangled) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Right Track (Disney Frozen: Northern Lights) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Unicorn Wings (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.69 1 $3.69

Materials cost

$423.20

Vendor shipping charges

$7.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$467.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.42

Total project goal

$549.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$549.47

6 Donors

-$484.47

Donations toward project cost

-$411.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.67

match offer

-$65.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.75

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$0.00

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