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Mrs. S. from Livermore CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Rods for First Grade Classroom

The cost of 5 different Reading Rod Classroom Kits for this proposal is $417, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $417 goal

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I am a first grade teacher at a K-5 elementary school. I would like to supplement my reading curriculum with a program called Reading Rods. Reading Rods are hands-on manipulatives used to help readers improve their overall reading skills. The kits are composed of color-coded interlocking manipulatives, activity cards, and instruction books. The program addresses the areas of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension. I will use the reading rods in my class of 20 first graders. I would like to purchase small group kits that focus on word families, sight words, word building, spelling, and simple sentences. These materials will be used from year to year. I plan to use Reading Rods with small groups of children who are reading at a variety of levels. Reading Rods are developmentally sequenced which will help me plan appropriate instruction for the diverse learners in my classroom. Reading Rods will help provide hands-on learning experiences for the kinesthetic learners in my classroom. I believe this program will help motivate even the most reluctant readers and help improve the reading skills of all the students I teach. Thank you for considering my proposal.

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Reading Rods Simple Sentences Classroom Kit • Teacher's School Supply $59.95 1 $59.95
Reading Rods Spelling Classroom Kit • Teacher's School Supply $56.95 1 $56.95
Reading Rods Sight Words Classroom Kit • Teacher's School Supply $49.95 1 $49.95
Reading Rods Word Building Classroom Kit • Teacher's School Supply $49.95 1 $49.95
Reading Rods Word Families Classroom Kit • Teacher's School Supply $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$266.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$341.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.93

Total project goal

$416.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$416.26

2 Donors

-$416.26

Donations toward project cost

-$342.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.26

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$0.00

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