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Ms. McMahon from Minneapolis MN is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Reading Strategy Resources for the Reading Teacher!

I need these books about reading strategies to use with my small reading groups for interventions.

  • $175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The joy my students bring me is unbelievable. I know there are many high poverty schools across our country, but I can't help but feel that our school has the best students who deserve all the opportunities that are afforded to richer schools.

A small charter is the perfect incubator for finding new ideas and finding new curriculum materials to see what works best for working with high poverty students.

These 95 students will benefit from the staff using these curriculum materials to learn all the best practices for teaching literacy.

My Project

These books will help me to continuously find reading strategies to work with every student. Even though I have a Master's in Reading and Literacy K-12, there are still a lot of things that I could learn about teaching reading and conducting interventions for grades K-6.

I am hoping that by acquiring these specific books, I will be more able to respond to specific needs that my readers have.

The Reading Strategies Book will provide 300 strategies that can be used with different age groups, while the two comprehension books will provide specific practice pieces. I have also included the Practical Guide for Tiered Instruction in the Regular Classroom because we are an MTSS school, and as the Title teacher, I am always looking for ways to support Tier 1 interventions, which means interventions that take place in the regular classrooms.

It's great to have more resources available to try with different students. I just know that every one of my students is capable of being a successful reader, but sometimes it's getting there that's the challenge!

Ms. McMahon
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Reading Strategies Book Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers: With 300 Strategies • AKJ Education $41.07 1 $41.07
Building Fluency Through Practice & Performance Grade 4 • AKJ Education $21.89 1 $21.89
The Fluent Reader (2nd Edition): Oral & Silent Reading Strategies for Building Fluency, Word Recognition & Comprehension • Amazon Business $19.93 1 $19.93
A Practical Guide to Tiering Instruction in the Differentiated Classroom • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Differentiated Activities for Teaching Key Comprehension Skills - Grades 2-3 • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Differentiated Activities for Teaching Key Comprehension Skills - Grades 4-6 • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48

Materials cost

$116.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.15

Total project goal

$174.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.34

1 Donor

-$87.16

Donations toward project cost

-$74.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.07

match offer

-$87.18

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.10

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.08

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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