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Mrs. Ruderman from Worcester MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Shaping Up in Reading and Writing

My students need a new kidney shaped table and supplies to enhance sight word reading and writing.

  • $1,001 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students walk into our classroom every day with smiles, ready to learn, and excited for the day. They are always asking questions, digging for information and have a thirst for knowledge and learning.

I am a teacher at a elementary school in Massachusetts and 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.

Many of my students and families have many struggles at home. I often spend my own family's money to provide materials, learning tools and school essentials for my students. Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best.

My Project

Providing my students with a new kidney shaped reading table will allow for a more interactive Guided Reading group and promote a closer knit reading group which I will be more able to reach each student, support them and conference without an awkward table layout. The new sight word readers will provide my students with a variety of fiction and nonfiction text that they can see the words they’re learning in real text and sentences outside of our classroom examples. The wall Pops and dry erase markers will be a great learning tool for my students to carryover sight word learning and recognition, as well as, expand their vocabulary and sentence writing.

Mrs. Ruderman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 22 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Correll 48"D x 96"L Kidney Shaped Heavy Duty Activity Table Oak High Pressure Laminate Top • Quill.com $327.59 1 $327.59
TT235 - Lakeshore Fiction Sight-Word Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
TT557 - Lakeshore Nonfiction Sight-Word Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
Brewster Wall Pops WPE99067 Peel & Stick Red Hot Dry-Erase Dots with Marker, 3-Count • Amazon Business $7.63 10 $76.30
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 36/Box • Quill.com $29.24 2 $58.48
AA833 - Level A Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
AA835 - Level C Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
AA834 - Level B Extra Book Set - K - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
AR800 - Interactive Language Notebook Reproducible Activities - Kindergarten • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$808.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$850.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$150.08

Total project goal

$1,000.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,000.52

1 Donor

-$1,000.52

Donations toward project cost

-$850.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$150.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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