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Ms. Thao from Fresno CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Books for our Little Minds!

My students need access to reading books to help them become better readers and to help them learn how to love reading.

  • $365 goal

This project expired on May 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my first year teaching and I will be teaching Kindergarten. The school where I will be teaching at is a Title 1 school, where all of my students will be receiving free and reduced lunch. Many of my students will be entering our classroom for the first time and will be excited to see what has been put in place for them. My goal is to provide them with the best learning experiences by engaging them in hands-on activities and helping them access their learning.

My Project

At this age, my students are constantly exploring the varieties of books to find what really interest them! They are learning how to read and I believe they should be given the opportunity to read books that they will like.

The purpose of these books are to be able to send home and to give my students access to reading books.

As a 1st year teacher, I wanted to create little book bags for my students and send books home with them. However, I did not have access to reading books that will be appropriate for my students. With this opportunity, my students and I are hoping to have books that can be taken home to encourage their readings! These books will be appropriately age appropriate for my students, especially since these books are range from different levels.

With access to these reading books, it will help my students becomes better readers and to develop reading strategies that will definitely help them when they move on to another grade level. Also, it will help them understand and comprehend the text or story and to be able to verbally explain or retell the text/ story to someone.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Let's Find Out: My Rebus Readers (Multiple Copy Set) - Box of 144 Books / 24 Titles (6 Copies Each) / Pre-K–K • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $99.00 1 $99.00
Little Level Readers Set D • Teachers' School Supply $32.99 1 $32.99
Little Leveled Readers Set B • Teachers' School Supply $32.99 1 $32.99
Little Level Readers Level A New • Teachers' School Supply $32.99 1 $32.99
Lit Level Reader Pack Set C • Teachers' School Supply $32.99 1 $32.99

Materials cost

$230.96

Vendor shipping charges

$24.42

State sales tax

$21.13

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$309.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.70

Total project goal

$364.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$364.67

2 Donors

-$364.67

Donations toward project cost

-$309.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.70

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$0.00

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