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Ms. O'Meallie from Mandeville LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading to New Heights - Part 1

The cost of fluency-building stories is $557, 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>.

  • $557 goal

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In our self-contained, multi-age (1st and 2nd grades) classroom, I teach 20 students that have been affected by Hurricane Katrina. I wish to help my students achieve their fullest potential in terms of reading abilities and literacy levels. Our classroom could greatly benefit from higher level reading books to help them reach these goals. We currently use Wright Group books when meeting with small groups of children during guided reading on a daily basis. Fortunately, many of my children are above level readers. However, I do not have all the materials necessary to meet the needs of these students in order to help them continue to progress. A set of 3rd grade level books, which contains several copies of multiple books, could help these higher achieving students maintain their progress and continue to reach new heights in reading. Hopefully, additional proposals will be funded which will also allow me to buy a 4th grade level set to further meet the needs of my students.

Ms. O'Meallie
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
An Invisible World (Fluency) • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $43.23 1 $43.23
Beatrix Potter (Fluency) • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $43.23 1 $43.23
Bobbi's Gone! (Fluency) • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $43.23 1 $43.23
Building a Better Brother (Fluency) • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $43.23 1 $43.23
Elephants Never Forget (Fluency) • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $43.23 1 $43.23
Friends Forever (Fluency) • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $43.23 1 $43.23
Grandpa's Tarima (Fluency) • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $43.23 1 $43.23
Have You Ever Seen? And Other Poems to Share (Fluency) • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $43.23 1 $43.23
Hepsy Holler (Fluency) • McGraw-Hill/Wright Group/SRA $43.23 1 $43.23

Materials cost

$389.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$456.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$100.13

Total project goal

$556.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$556.26

1 Donor

-$556.26

Donations toward project cost

-$457.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$99.26

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$0.00

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