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Ms. Stamas from Oakland GDNS NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Taking First Grade Reading to a New Level

Help me give my students the independent reading level books that they need.

  • $247 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom consists of 30 boys and girls who are eager, energetic, and excited to learn! They come into the classroom every morning with smiles on their faces and are a huge reminder to me of why I do what I do! They have a wide array of learning styles that I explore.

They continue to surprise and challenge me every day.

I am an enthusiastic, nurturing, devoted, and creative teacher who enjoys working with children and helping them reach for their dreams through education.

My Project

My students need books on their independent reading levels. These books will be used both in class and at home. These A, B, C, D, E and F level books will help my students build reading fluency and stamina.

When students read books they enjoy on their level, they develop a love of reading that will last a life time.

Our students need your support to help them grow as life long readers. Most of the current books in our library are old and ripped. Help us update our library to we can have a variety of books to peak each child's interest in reading.

I chose some books that my students have shown high interest in, and also books that I can read aloud to them about kindness and growth mindset.

Ms. Stamas
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
60 Scholastic Little Leveled Readers Learn to Read Preschool Kindergarten First Grade Children's Book Lot (15 Books Each in Levels A, B, C, and D) • Amazon Business $35.99 2 $71.98
How to Read a Story • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $16.71 1 $16.71
First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Levels E & F: 16 Irresistible Books That Are Just the Right Level for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
One Day, The End.: Short, Very Short, Shorter-Than-Ever Stories • Amazon Business $14.71 1 $14.71
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
First Little Comics Parent Pack: Levels E & F: 16 Funny Books That Are Just the Right Level for Growing Readers • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Guided Science Readers Parent Pack: Levels E-F: 12 Fun Nonfiction Books That Are Just Right for New Readers • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23

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