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Mrs. Moua from Fresno CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Sharpens the Mind

Help me give my students the first little readers complete library set to build their reading and comprehension skills. Thank you for your support.

  • $719 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are from the exciting world of Kindergarten. I have twenty-six wonderful students in my class. Fifteen of them are second language learners and one has special needs. All of my students are from low-income​ homes and the majority of the parents do not speak English.

My classroom is a busy, child-centered learning environment.

It is a home away from home for some of my students. My classroom is a safe, colorful, and stimulating place made up of a community of young exciting minds. My students come to school everyday eager to learn. My lessons may require that we function as a whole group, small groups, or as individuals. My students and I cooperate and collaborate well together. We share materials, discoveries, and our experiences. We model respect for one another and ourselves. The students display enthusiasm and excitement with each new lesson. They listen and learn every moment throughout the day despite language barriers. I love that each student has made a commitment and determination to work hard and give their best daily. My students like to sing and dance. They love to draw and paint and everyday is new and exciting day.

My Project

This Little Readers Library Set will help build my students reading skill. I will use these books during my guided reading block and free exploration time. The books will help the students to decode CVC words and build comprehension as they read. The students will also have the opportunity to take the books home so they can practice reading with their parents.

The math manipulatives will also be utilize by all the students in the classroom to build counting and number sense during small group math centers.

All manipulatives will build their counting and number sense which will lead to addition and subtraction concepts.

Mrs. Moua
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FR150X - First Little Readers - Complete Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
DD467 - Ten-Frames Magnetic Answer Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
RA432 - Crystal Building Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
RA806 - Translucent Color Chips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 2 $45.98
GA920 - Ten-Frames Class Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF429 - Build-A-Word! Magnet Board - 3-Letter Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF428 - Build-A-Word! Magnet Board - 4-Letter Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT194 - I Can Build Simple Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD764 - Count and Link • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$524.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$48.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$610.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.79

Total project goal

$718.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$718.59

3 Donors

-$435.00

Donations toward project cost

-$369.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.25

match offer

-$283.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$241.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.54

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$0.00

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