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Mrs. Ramon-Valdez from Katy TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading and Relaxing

My students need books to read that meet their individual needs and a comfortable space to enjoy them. My students love to read and we would love some new books to add to our collection.

  • $693 goal

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My Students

I am a teacher in an area of low-income and high poverty students who come to school to be loved first and then to learn. Over 76% of the students are labeled as economically disadvantaged, and over 45% are English as a second language learners.

My students have a variety of abilities and disabilities that make my classroom a beautiful rainbow of colors.

We all come together for the common goal of building a loving classroom environment where each child can flourish to their full individual potential.

I strive to provide my students with meaningful learning experiences each and every day. I cannot control what happens outside of school, but I do my best every day to make sure they are safe, loved, and confident learners. After all, kindergarten is where we build a solid foundation for the rest of their educational careers.

My Project

As a kindergarten teacher, I know that importance of having a variety of books available for my students. They need books that spark their interest and a safe and comfortable space to read in.

I will strive to provide my students with a safe place where they can comfortably practice their reading skills on books that are age appropriate.

I would love to have the chairs for my students to be able to relax and read in a pressure-free environment. My students do not have exposure to a literacy rich environment in their homes and I want to be the one to expose them to the world of reading!

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Boundary Chair • AKJ Education $29.69 4 $118.76
Guided Reading Collection: Level K Nonfiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $98.17 1 $98.17
Guided Reading Collection: Kindergarten BestSellers (18 books) • AKJ Education $92.13 1 $92.13
Guided Reading Collection: Level K Fiction (20 books) • AKJ Education $91.10 1 $91.10
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 1 Best Sellers (20 books) • AKJ Education $80.23 1 $80.23
Guided Reading Collection: Grade 1 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies (16 books) • AKJ Education $69.92 1 $69.92

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