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Mrs. Patino from Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Strategies to Support Students in Reading

Help me give my students reading materials to help them build comprehension skills.

  • $170 goal

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My Students

My students are eager to learn. They participate in class discussions with enthusiasm. They vary in academic levels but they try their best to succeed. Although they all come from different backgrounds, they work well together and enjoy learning about the world. For some of them, their financial status makes it difficult for them to have easier access to books, resources, and materials to be successful in school. At least half of them really struggle in reading, math, and/or writing. I have several students with speech deficiencies, and learning disabilities. Therefore, some of them perform below-grade level compared to their peers. My high-achieving students can also benefit from extra resources. They enjoy challenges and they are always willing to learn new concepts.

My Project

I am planning to use these materials to help students during small reading groups, intervention groups, and as a whole-class instruction. In third grade, students are reading to understand. In order to build comprehension, they need a variety of skills to build comprehension. The books I selected will help them with help them learn how to use context clues, make inferences, and build deeper understanding of the text. The books include interesting topics in various genres to engage them in reading. The book levels are appropriate for my students. Some of them need the additional support which is why I selected some from 2-3 level.

Mrs. Patino
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 19 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SBAC Test Prep: Grade 3 English Language Arts Literacy (ELA) Common Core Practice Book and Full-length Online Assessments: Smarter Balanced Study Guide • Amazon Business $19.94 1 $19.94
Eamay 24 Numbered Classroom Pocket Charts for Cell Phones and Calculators Holder Wall Door Mount Hanging Organizer • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Scholastic News Leveled Informational Texts: Grade 3: High-Interest Passages at Three Lexile Levels With Comprehension Questions • Amazon Business $11.03 1 $11.03
Main Idea & Details (Reading Passages That Build Comprehension) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Informational Passages for Text Marking & Close Reading: Grade 3: 20 Reproducible Passages With Text-Marking Activities That Guide Students to Read Strategically for Deep Comprehension • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Inference (Reading Passages That Build Comprehension) • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Comprehension Skills: Short Passages for Close Reading: Grade 3 • Amazon Business $8.65 1 $8.65
Context Clues (Reading Passages That Build Comprehension) • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
Differentiated Reading for Comprehension, Grade 3 • Amazon Business $8.10 1 $8.10
TICONDEROGA Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft, Pre-Sharpened with Eraser, Yellow, 18-Pack (13818) • Amazon Business $3.79 1 $3.79

Materials cost

$102.55

Vendor shipping charges

$1.98

State sales tax

$8.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$144.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.43

Total project goal

$169.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$169.55

1 Donor

-$169.55

Donations toward project cost

-$144.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.43

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$0.00

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