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Mrs. Gomez from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Stars

Help me give my students 4 new Kindles to use during their reading centers, new guided reading books and real world news and pictures for each student with a subscription to Scholastic News!

  • $598 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 1st grade this coming year. I will have 32 students to teach and nurture! I love my students, they are bright and excited about learning.

Each one of my students deserves the best education and I am trying to provide them, with the necessary tools to succeed.

Last year I tried my best to give them a cozy and welcoming classroom that felt like home. They took pride in everything we had in our classroom and they were a community.

This year I want to give them technology that will help enrich their learning and help them all reach their reading levels for the year. Reading is one of the most important tools needed to succeed in school and beyond. More than half of my students are ESL students and really need the extra help every day to reach their goals.

My Project

My students are ESL students and need more one on one help in the classroom and they also need to be exposed to different print. Being able to provide them with the Scholastic News weekly will allow for them to see and read stories about other students and also get introduced to reading in different print. The Kindles will complete a set for the classroom so that my students will have more educational reading games to interact with and help them spell and read together. The guided reading library in my classroom lacks reading levels for each student. We need more resources & don't have a budget for new materials.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 1 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 32 $184.00
All-New Fire 7 Tablet (7" display, 16 GB) - Black • Amazon Business $44.99 4 $179.96
Folk & Fairy Tale Easy Readers Parent Pack: 15 Classic Stories That Are "Just Right" for Young Readers • Amazon Business $12.72 7 $89.04

Materials cost

$453.00

Vendor shipping charges

$18.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$508.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.68

Total project goal

$597.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$597.88

7 Donors

-$571.65

Donations toward project cost

-$486.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.70

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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