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Mrs. Washington
Grades 3-5
  • Whitefoord Elementary School
  • Atlanta, GA
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Reading Recipes For Life!

My students need a variety of Hot Dots Reading Comprehension materials as well as Hot Dot Math kit.

My Students

"A Teacher Plants A Seed That Never Stops Growing," is one of my favorite quotes. The students in my class face challenges in reading. The students read 2 to 3 grade levels below their grade level. I want to be that teacher that instills reading as recipes that students will digest.

My students are loving students, with disabilities such as learning disabilities, mild intellectual disabilities, and autism.

The students attend an inner city school in Atlanta, Georgia. The school is a title one school, in which the population is 95% African American students. The students are on free and reduced lunch.

My Project

The students would benefit greatly from receiving the Hot Dots reading comprehension system and cards. Students would love different reading comprehension cards and games which will enhance their reading skills. Students will learn comprehension skills and become better readers. The students will learn how to decipher different reading materials. The students will create a Power-Point presentation using the different reading materials, as well as participate in a Reading Comprehension Bowl against other students.

The students in the Interrelated Program face many challenges that students do not face in the regular education programs.

The reading materials will give them the opportunity to increase their reading skills and become successful readers. The students in the Interrelated Program, are integrated into regular programs, and must perform on grade level. These students need to be prepared to become better readers. The reading materials will allow my students to become proficient readers in society.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hot Dots Flash Cards - Division • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
Hot Dot Math Kit • AKJ Books $131.27 1 $131.27
Hot Dots Reading Comprehension Cards - Making Inferences • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Hot Dots Reading Comprehension Cards - Finding the Sequence/Finding Cause & Effect • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Hot Dots Reading Comprehension Cards - Drawing Conclusions/Predict Outcomes • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Hot Dots Reading Comprehension Cards - Noting and Recalling Details • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Hot Dots Reading Comprehension Cards - Using Context Clues • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Talking Hot Dots Pen - when gone use # 2370 • AKJ Books $7.29 8 $58.32

Materials cost

$255.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$306.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.11

Total project goal

$360.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$360.75

4 Donors

-$96.00

Donations toward project cost

-$81.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.40

match offer

-$264.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$225.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Zeist Foundation and 4 other donors.

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