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  • $314 goal

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Mrs. Kuhn
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Taking Reading To The Next Level

My students need books to take their reading to the next level.

My Students

My students love listening to read aloud stories and have a love of reading. A large number of students come to 2nd grade below grade level and have very little support at home to help them catch up. My goal is to keep their love of reading going and allow them to feel successful.

My students love to learn!

They also love to listen to stories being read to them. Our school is a very high poverty school with the majority of our kids coming from low-income families. Many students do not have much home support because their parents either work or are not in their lives. We also have many students who live with grandparents or other relatives. In many cases our students come to school without the supplies that they need or any funds to get them.

My Project

In my classroom I would love to be able to get rid of our current basal reading series and move to a more personalized approach to reading instruction. These books will allow me to do this and let my students dig deeper into quality literature and work on their comprehension skills more effectively.

Your donation will improve my classroom by making the students feel more successful, dive deeper into the books, improve their comprehension skills, and allow them to learn and grow in their reading without frustration.

It will allow me to instill a love of reading in my students that will hopefully carry on for years to come. These resources will also allow me to introduce my students to author's works that they otherwise may have never seen.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Those Shoes (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $17.20 1 $17.20
Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? • Amazon Business $15.26 1 $15.26
Looking at Lincoln • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
How to Catch Santa • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $11.80 1 $11.80
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
I Need My Monster • Amazon Business $11.22 1 $11.22
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $10.80 1 $10.80
Me . . . Jane • Amazon Business $10.70 1 $10.70
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
That's What Leprechauns Do • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Akiak: A Tale From the Iditarod • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Spiders • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Turk and Runt: A Thanksgiving Comedy • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch (paperback) • Amazon Business $7.32 1 $7.32
Night Tree • Amazon Business $7.31 1 $7.31
Stone Soup (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Edwina the Emu • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Visitor for Bear (Bear and Mouse) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Miss Rumphius • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Library Lion • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $6.02 1 $6.02
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $5.63 1 $5.63
The Legend of the Poinsettia • Amazon Business $5.25 1 $5.25

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This project will reach 26 students.

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