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Mrs. Smith from Bradenton FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading SWAG

Help me give my students comprehension passages to improve their skills in reading!

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My room is a Special Education classroom, with students varying in grade level from Kindergarten to Fifth Grade. This classroom model allows for my older students to take on more of a mentor and role model role for my younger students--it's VERY cool to watch!

The age difference in my room also creates a challenge, as all of our instruction is done in small groups (by grade level), and therefore requires many independent activities to be prepped and planned ahead of time!

My Project

My students all struggle with reading comprehension, and are not on grade level in this area. The students that will benefit from your generosity are all students involved in our Special Education program.

As a result of my students being below grade level in this area, their confidence is low.

These materials will help me provide additional supports in the acquisition of these skills -- reading a text independently, understanding what was read, being able to answer text specific questions, understanding unknown vocabulary, and providing supportive evidence from a text. If my students can improve in these areas, then they will gain confidence!

Mrs. Smith
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KC70 - Write & Wipe Lapboard - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 2 $57.98
Common Core Language Arts 4 Today, Grade 3 (Common Core 4 Today) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Common Core Language Arts 4 Today, Grade 2 (Common Core 4 Today) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Common Core Language Arts 4 Today, Grade 1: Daily Skill Practice (Common Core 4 Today) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Common Core Language Arts 4 Today, Grade 4: Daily Skill Practice (Common Core 4 Today) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Common Core Language Arts 4 Today, Grade 5: Daily Skill Practice (Common Core 4 Today) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grade 5 • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Scholastic Success With Reading Comprehension, Grade 4 • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grade 3 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grade 2 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grades 1 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$114.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.73

Total project goal

$171.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.52

2 Donors

-$121.00

Donations toward project cost

-$102.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.15

match offer

-$50.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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