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Mrs. Thompson from Charlotte NC is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Help for Struggling Readers

My students need games and activities that can help them to become better readers, with fluency activities such as timers and an activity center.

  • $372 goal

This project expired on March 30, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Help us become strong readers! Do you remember learning how to read? How excited you were to discover another world, my students are just beginning to learn that excitement.

I am a first year teacher with 19 amazing students in my first grade classroom.

I am at a high poverty, low income school, where not all of my children have the means to help them learn to read. My students love to learn and are excited to play games that involve learning. I want to be able to provide them with games and activities that will help them become readers by the time they leave the fist grade.

My Project

The items I have requested will be used during our workshop time. This is a time when students are divided into groups based on skills. By having these activities I can provide them with something other then worksheets, to specifically address areas that they need help in to help them become better readers. I have requested a fluency center to help my students become faster readers. I have requested phonics activities such as bingo that we can play whole group or in small groups.

This project is important to me because reading is the basis of everything.

In order to succeed in life my students must be able to read. It is not acceptable to me to send them on to the next grade without the passion and love for reading.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC1639 - Magnetic Story Board • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
GG668 - Writing Process Management Chart • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
HH534 - Sort the Sound! Rhyming Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
LL965 - Teaching Reading First Fluency Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
HH829 - Student Timer - Each • Lakeshore Learning $5.99 3 $17.97
FG362 - File Folder Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
HH391 - Read & Learn Comprehension Activity Folders • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
GG187 - Sound-It-Out Blends Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
TT180X - Sight-Word Bingo Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
EE690X - Phonemic Awareness Match-Ups - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $36.00 1 $36.00

Materials cost

$256.57

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$315.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.66

Total project goal

$371.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$371.09

3 Donors

-$337.63

Donations toward project cost

-$315.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.46

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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