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Mrs. Kahm from Olathe KS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Wildly and Widely

My students need a variety of leveled books to help their reading fluency and comprehension increase.

  • $541 goal

This project expired on January 7, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

1st grade is not only an important year to develop readers, but to develop the love of reading.

My 1st grade students come from a variety of economic and cultural backgrounds.

Students feed into this neighborhood school from apartments, houses, and as English Language Learners from other schools. Many students primary language at home is not English.

My Project

With differing backgrounds and differing languages spoken at home, students often struggle to begin reading. It takes a lot of practice with letters, word patterns, and reading strategies for students to learn how to read. The leveled books I am requesting are at varying levels that will help students to fill successful and confident with whatever reading level they are currently on. These books will supply our grade level with multiple copies of books to use in guided reading instruction or with individuals. The text is also a mixture of fiction and non-fiction which not only helps students become better readers, but expands their knowledge as well.

With your help, 1st graders can be more proficient and confident in their reading abilities.

These texts provide students with books that they can connect to and get excited about. Thanks for your consideration in making today's learners excited about reading and learning!

Mrs. Kahm
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LITTLE LEVELED READERS 4 BOX SET OF 300 • ABC School Supply, Inc/School Spec. $113.96 1 $113.96
BK LEVELED READING FOR ENGLISH • ABC School Supply, Inc/School Spec. $14.24 1 $14.24
BOOK GUIDED READING #8 LEVEL E-F 6 EA 12 TITLES • ABC School Supply, Inc/School Spec. $238.72 1 $238.72

Materials cost

$366.92

Vendor shipping charges

$36.69

State sales tax

$25.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$469.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.23

Total project goal

$540.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$540.21

1 Donor

-$540.21

Donations toward project cost

-$469.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.23

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$0.00

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