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Mrs. Summerbell from Rio Rancho NM is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Excellence for All

Help me give my students the SPIRE Reading intervention kit to master words and sounds and support their reading.

  • $429 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

At our school, we are committed to making sure that everyone has the tools to read successfully. Many of our students have challenges that require specific interventions and additional support. Our students come from diverse backgrounds. Despite being in a Title I school, our students strive to do their best every day. The students who will benefit from this project are those most in need of our support.

"Together we will face our challenges and work together to succeed." -Mrs. S's 4th grade students

My Project

These materials are researched-based and approved by our district to meet the needs of students who struggle with phonics and phonemic awareness. The SPIRE program focuses on teaching students in a systematic way by introducing and repeating lessons until mastery is shown. Research shows students learn through multi-sensory opportunities.

These materials will be used in small group to deliver step-by-step phonemic awareness and phonics lessons.

Students are able to practice these skills daily and have multiple opportunities to show mastery of a new concept.

Even in fourth grade, students need support with letter naming, sounds, and blending sounds to make words. With SPIRE and the letter tiles requested, students have hands-on, engaging opportunities within their reach. Thank you for supporting reading excellence for all!

Mrs. Summerbell
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SPIRE Level 3 Set 3/E • School Specialty Instruction and Intervention $294.60 1 $294.60

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