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Ms. Walker from Sacramento CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Opens Up the World

My students need activity stations for reading comprehension, word building and phonics to help develop their reading skills.

  • $231 goal

This project expired on March 14, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go" Dr. Suess My students are emergent readers and need as much practice they can get with phonics, word building and comprehension skills so that they can be the readers they were meant to be.

My students are so eager to learn to read and discover all the wonders there are to learn.

Our school is a Title 1 school with 90% of our families living in poverty. They come from diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds. We have a high population of English language learners. Our families don't always have the resources to provide all that their children need to learn.

My Project

I am requesting activity kits that will help provide the phonics, word building and comprehension skills that will help my students to become strong independent readers. They will be able to work in small groups as well as independently on these activities. It is one thing to read but a greater thing to be able to understand what they are reading. These kits will provide the practice my students will need to be successful.

Learning to read and understand what is being read is one of the most important skills that we can teach our kids.

They will be able to pick up a book anywhere and anytime and learn about anything they want to know. Without reading, we limit our exposure to what this world is all about.

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF424 - Reading Comprehension Activity Stations • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF422 - Word Work Activity Stations • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF421 - Phonics Activity Stations • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$149.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$195.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.58

Total project goal

$230.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$230.52

6 Donors

-$209.33

Donations toward project cost

-$178.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.39

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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