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Ms. Jacques from Miami Gardens FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Will Help My Students Succeed

My students need phonics, vocabulary, and comprehension books to help with their reading skills after being displaced due to Hurricane Maria.

  • $252 goal

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My Students

My students are autistic students who have a love for technology. I currently have 40 students in my two special education classes. The students in my classroom are vibrant, excited, and eager to learn. They come from a low income/high poverty school district. Many parents are not able to provide the life experiences that many of us would see as “typical.” It is my honor to educate these students, and I always strive to provide the best educational experiences.

"Energetic" and "excited to learn" is the best way I can describe my students.

The majority of my students receive free or reduced-price lunch. Our school has been categorized as one of the lowest 300 schools in the state.

My Project

My students need workbooks for reading, vocabulary , phonics and more to achieve in school and at home.

Many of our students lost their items after Hurricane Maria and had to be relocated to our school.

These resources will help my non-English speaking students who are on various grade-levels succeed. Many of my students are starting over.

While most of the materials will stay in school, some will be given to the students to be used at home, whether to complete their homework or for an at-home activity.

These workbooks will provide my students the necessities to complete their reading work. The measure of a students imagination and creativity is limitless, but they are bound by the access to resources. These special reading workbooks is what our kids needs in order to feel like things are normal again. Many of our families had to relocate with nothing. Even though the families had to relocate I want to make sure that my students have the basics in school. Many of their parents can't afford anything right now and the students come to school with nothing.

Ms. Jacques
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hi-Lo Nonfiction Passages for Struggling Readers: Grades 6–8: 80 High-Interest/Low-Readability Passages With Comprehension Questions and Mini-Lessons for Teaching Key Reading Strategies • Amazon Business $22.45 1 $22.45
25 Read & Write Mini-Books That Teach Word Families: Fun Rhyming Stories That Give Kids Practice With 25 Keyword Families • Amazon Business $8.31 2 $16.62
Text-Marking Lessons for Active Nonfiction Reading (Grades 4-8): Reproducible Nonfiction Passages With Lessons That Guide Students to Read ... Text Structures, and Activate Comprehension • Amazon Business $13.06 1 $13.06
Week-by-Week Phonics Packets: 30 Independent Practice Packets That Help Children Learn Key Phonics Skills and Set the Stage for Reading Success • Amazon Business $12.35 1 $12.35
Wordly Wise 3000 Grade K - 2nd Edition • Amazon Business $12.20 1 $12.20
Wordly Wise 3000: Book 1 Systematic, Sequential Vocabulary Development • Amazon Business $11.34 1 $11.34
Extra Practice for Struggling Readers: Phonics: Motivating Practice Packets That Help Intermediate Students Build Essential Decoding Skills to Succeed in Reading and Writing • Amazon Business $10.73 1 $10.73
Wordly Wise 3000 Book 4: Systematic Academic Vocabulary Development • Amazon Business $10.02 1 $10.02
Hi-Lo Passages To Build Reading Comprehension Skills: Grades 3-4 (Hi-Lo Passages To Build Comprehension) • Amazon Business $9.70 1 $9.70
Sight Word Kindergarten Books: Pre Kindergarten and Kindergarten Sight Word Sentences for Guided Reading Levels A and B (Sight Word Educate School) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
100 Write-and-Learn Sight Word Practice Pages: Engaging Reproducible Activity Pages That Help Kids Recognize, Write, and Really LEARN the Top 100 High-Frequency Words That are Key to Reading Success • Amazon Business $8.72 1 $8.72
First 100 Fry Sight Words plus 10 Selected Words: Levels All - Sight Words Book for Pre Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd Grade (Sight Word Educate School) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grade 3 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Scholastic Success With: Grammar, Grade 3 (Scholastic Success with Workbooks: Grammar) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grade 4 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Scholastic Success With Reading Tests, Grade 4 (Scholastic Success with Workbooks: Tests Reading) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Scholastic Success With Grammar, Grade 2 • Amazon Business $5.03 1 $5.03
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grade 2 • Amazon Business $4.69 1 $4.69
Handwriting: Printing Workbook (Brighter Child: Grades K-2) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61

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