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Mrs. Porter from Cypress CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Counts!

My students need more books that are at their level, so that they are able to increase their reading skills. Right now my classroom library has higher level books, and my students need lower level books.

  • $591 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade students are very eager to learn! They love different activities that allow them to learn especially when technology is involved. They love to move around the classroom. Literacy and Math centers are a great way to incorporate fun learning activities and movement. So far my students are loving center time.

My first graders are fun and made the classroom feel like a community!

They are looking out for each other and constantly wanting to help me with various tasks. They are beginning to understand how to work together to accomplish various tasks. Their favorite part of learning is working with a partner or friend, especially sharing books they love.

My Project

All of the books that are purchased will go into my classroom library, so that my students are able to practice their reading skills. My students practice reading individually and with a partner daily. They need more books that are lower Lexile levels (Kindergarten and First Grade) so that they are able to become effective readers.

In order for my students to become effective readers, they need books that they can easily read and comprehend.

Fluency and comprehension are connected. I want my students to be more fluent readers so that they can comprehend more books. This will be accomplished through the books picked out on this project.

Mrs. Porter
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Are You My Mother? • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Sam and the Firefly • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Dog...Little Dog • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Put Me in the Zoo • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Go, Dog. Go! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Hop on Pop • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Fancy Nancy: The 100th Day of School • AKJ Education $2.91 2 $5.82
Sky Watchers • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Zombies! • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Junie B. Jones #25: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May.) • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
The Chalk Box Kid • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
Nate the Great on the Owl Express • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Nate the Great • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Nate the Great, San Francisco Detective • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Berenstain Bears' Family Reunion • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Long Way to a New Land • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Tooth Fairy's Night • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Otter: Let's Go Swimming! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Good Work, Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Berenstain Bears Bears on Wheels • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Cooking with the Grinch (Dr. Seuss) • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Sleepy Dog • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Heart to Heart • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Spring Fashion Fling • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Berenstain Bears Play T-Ball • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Chicks! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Pete the Cat: Play Ball! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Maya Monkey • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
George Washington and the General's Dog • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Berenstain Bears' Lemonade Stand • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
The Berenstain Bears Catch the Bus • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Little Mermaid Step into Reading (Disney Princess) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Fly Guy Presents: Insects (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Fly Guy Presents: Sharks (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
101 Dalmatians (Disney 101 Dalmatians) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Berenstain Bears: We Like Kites • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Aaron is a Good Sport • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Arthur's Reading Race • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
All Stuck Up • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Scholastic Reader Level 1: Clifford Makes the Team • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Pumpkin Day! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Berenstain Bears brother bear and the kind club • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
LEGO Reader: City Adventures #2: Help Is On the Way! (Level 1) Help Is On The Way! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
National Geographic Readers: Go Cub! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
National Geographic Readers: Jump Pup! • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Baseball Ballerina • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Berenstain Bears' Big Bear, Small Bear • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Big Egg • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
The Berenstain Bears Ride the Thunderbolt • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Puppy Mudge Loves His Blanket • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Thump and Plunk • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
No More Monsters for Me! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Hog And Dog • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Apple Picking Day! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: To the Rescue! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Sid and Sam • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Snowman and the Snowdog • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Vampoodle • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Digger the Dinosaur and the Cake Mistake • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Wake Up, Sun! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Silly Sara: A Phonics Reader A Phonics Reader • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears' New Kitten • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Huff and Puff • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Feeds the Pets • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit Loves the Library • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Just a Kite • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Too Cool for School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pete the Cat and the Tip-Top Tree House • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: Just an Adventure at Sea • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Mia Jazzes It Up! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pete the Cat and the Lost Tooth • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Otter: The Best Job Ever! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kate Skates • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Name of the Game • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Little Critter: A Green, Green Garden • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Axel the Truck: Rocky Road Rocky Road • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears' Big Machines • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears and the Ducklings • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears: We Love Soccer! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears Take Off! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears: We Love Baseball! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears Around the World • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears Play Football! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears and Mama for Mayor! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears Down on the Farm • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears' Seashore Treasure • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears' Sleepover • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears and the Shaggy Little Pony • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears at the Aquarium • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears and the Wishing Star • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears Out West • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Party at the Pond • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Who Will Be My Friends? • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Biscuit's Big Friend • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Sammy the Seal • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Mittens • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Chicken Said, "Cluck!" • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Young Cam Jansen and the Lost Tooth • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Young Cam Jansen and the Library Mystery • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Young Cam Jansen and the Pizza Shop Mystery • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Young Cam Jansen and the Dinosaur Game • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Mine's the Best • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
What's That, Mittens? • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Day I Had to Play with My Sister • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Puppy Mudge Finds a Friend • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Clouds • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Detective Dinosaur Lost and Found • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Young Cam Jansen and the Substitute Mystery • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Young Cam Jansen and the Spotted Cat Mystery • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Young Cam Jansen and the Ice Skate Mystery • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Shampoodle • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Jack and Rick • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Did You See Chip? • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Biscuit • AKJ Education $2.80 1 $2.80
The Berenstain Bears Are SuperBears! • AKJ Education $2.40 1 $2.40
The Berenstain Bears We Love Trucks! • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00

Materials cost

$426.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$501.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.54

Total project goal

$590.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$590.27

3 Donors

-$333.42

Donations toward project cost

-$283.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.01

match offer

-$256.85

Match offer toward project cost

-$218.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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