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Mr. R from Bridgeport CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Really Rad in First Grade!

My students need new classroom library books to better impact their learning in Literacy.

  • $390 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first grade teacher at an inner city school. I am privileged to work with 50 amazing children who are eager to learn and use any learning tools they are given. My students have a tremendous amount of learning to do this upcoming year, and most of it happens from repetition and practice.

They like to read, participate, and ask questions!

Working as an elementary teacher in a low-income and high poverty inner city district is challenging itself. My students face several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Whichever challenge they meet, I strive to provide my students with the creative and meaningful learning experience they deserve!

My Project

All of my students would greatly benefit from having new books added to our Classroom Library. The exposure of different types of books is vital for children's learning because of the vocabulary, storylines, plots, photographs and more being used. They all aid in the love of reading books. If you don't a variety of books or have incorrect appropriate grade level book, it will turn any child and scholar away from enjoying reading. This is what is happening in my classroom. For every grade level reading level book, I have very few so students have been rotating books. My students are not getting the full experience of the different types and variety that books come in!

New classroom library books will impact and influence student learning immensely.

Thank you for supporting my students by knocking down the barrier to resources that are necessary for their success.

I very much appreciate your consideration in this matter and sincerely hope you will view my request favorably and provide the requisite funds.

Mr. R
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL616 - Level F Nonfiction Book Bin - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
LL617 - Level G Nonfiction Book Bin - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $43.99 1 $43.99
LL619 - Level I Nonfiction Book Bin - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $43.99 1 $43.99
LL615 - Level E Nonfiction Book Bin - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $42.99 1 $42.99
LL621 - Level J Nonfiction Book Bin - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $40.99 1 $40.99
LL614 - Level D Nonfiction Book Bin - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LL618 - Level H Nonfiction Book Bin - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$296.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$331.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.48

Total project goal

$389.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$389.86

1 Donor

-$389.86

Donations toward project cost

-$331.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.48

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$0.00

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