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Ms. Harris from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Focus

Help me give my students a rich and exciting reading experience. These reading materials will both support confidence towards reading and provide high interest activities.

  • $372 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello from a wonderful group of students! All my students are on free lunch and are attending a low performing school. They are, however, hopeful and hard-working.

Exposure to language has been limited due to foster home changes, English as a second language learners and a low socio-economic status.

Single parent homes provide the best that they can, but the kids continue to feel the absence of a parent. They respond in ways that can make teaching and learning difficult. They all know when others are genuinely concerned about their shortcomings. When they feel special, they respond in rewarding ways, also.

My Project

Reading in early ages, helps students approach learning goals with confidence and enthusiasm. It exposes youth to situations and settings that they would not otherwise encounter. Students learn to appreciate reading and to attempt reading without intimidation.

While most learning stations help to heighten stimulation in young learners, whereas reading or listening to stories offers them a calming way to regroup, escape, and explore new places and ideas.

Read alongs are the perfect way help to engage reluctant readers.

This reading addition will guide students into the learning process of using pictures, reading from left to right and to attend to the sweeping process.

Ms. Harris
Grades PreK-2
  • Greystone Upper Elementary School
  • Oklahoma City, OK
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR435 - Storyteller Read-Along Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
RE758 - Tacky the Penguin Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $42.50 1 $42.50
RE746 - When Sophie Gets Angry—Really, Really Angry... Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $40.50 1 $40.50
RE572 - Danny and the Dinosaur Go to Camp Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.50 1 $32.50
RE353 - Danny and the Dinosaur Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.50 1 $32.50
RE349 - Go Away, Dog Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.50 1 $32.50

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