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Ms. Nesbitt from Charlotte NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Are Leaders!

Help me give my students the opportunity to develop their language skills while growing their pre-reading skills.

  • $297 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My pre-k students are eager to learn and experience school. However, the odds are stacked against them. They are growing up in poverty in a violent neighborhood. My students at 4 and 5 years old deal with situations most adults will never have to deal with in their lifetime. 100% of the students at my school receive free or reduced priced lunch. Many of them are performing below grade level. Despite gains this past year, academic performance is still a struggle. They have to deal with hardship after hardship inside and outside of school yet, they are some of the most resilient and passionate kids you will ever meet. These kids have a place in my heart because of their unconditional love for learning. I am determined to make our time together more meaningful than ever and I refuse to let our lack of access to resources hold us back.

My Project

My eager Pre-k students are in need of more activities to build their English Language skills. The interactive reading books will help support all my students from the English language learners, students with special needs and their peers. They will be able to use the books independently during workstation time. I can use the books to differentiate small group instruction to work and meet the language needs of all my students.

All while gaining and perfecting their primary reading skills.

This will also provide my ESE and ESOL students an engaging way to learn to read. Giving them an engaging reading experience. My students are eager to read, it is my hope I instill a life long love for reading with them.

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Ms. Nesbitt
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 200-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 inches, Letter Size Sheets, Clear, 3-Mil (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $17.84 2 $35.68
A-Z Magnatab Uppercase • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 1 $26.96
A-Z Magnatab Lowercase • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.96 1 $26.96
EE929 - Category Sorting Activity Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Hot Dots(r) Phonics Readiness & Hot Dots(r) Pen Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.26 1 $24.26
Hot Dots(r) Phonics Readiness & Hot Dots(r) Pen Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $24.26 1 $24.26
Hot Dots(r) Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
Hot Dots(r) Jr. Let's Master Pre-K Reading • Kaplan Early Learning Company $22.46 1 $22.46
NF9763 - White Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 3 $14.97
Hot Dots(r) Jr. Alphabet Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
Hot Dots(r) Jr. Beginning Phonics Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
Hot Dots(r) Jr. Alphabet Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
Hot Dots(r) Jr. Beginning Phonics Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.46 1 $13.46
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$203.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.85

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$252.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.49

Total project goal

$296.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$296.59

5 Donors

-$185.80

Donations toward project cost

-$157.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.87

match offer

-$110.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$94.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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