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Mrs. DiMarco from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teach, Prompt, Reinforce!

My students need prompting guides to use during our interactive read aloud.

  • $216 goal

This project expired on June 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a literacy teacher who works with teachers, special needs students, and general education students to improve literacy skills.

I currently see over 200 students, including students with special needs, English Language Learners, and gifted students.

Almost 93% of our school is considered low-income and receives free or reduced rate lunch. The student body consists of 65% Latino, 30% African American, and 5% Caucasian. This project will focus on my first grade, gifted classroom. They are eager to learn and have a passionate drive to excel.

My Project

The Fountas and Pinnell prompting guide resources will be used during our interactive read aloud. These resource books will help our students and teachers spark conversations and discussions to help improve comprehension. Knowing what types of questions to ask while reading will help our students as they work in groups and while they are reading independently. Students will be able to use the skills learned from these resource books through adulthood as they continue to read and grow.

These resource books will help both our students and teachers to think beyond the surface of a text and dig deeper.

These books will give us the tools we need to make our classroom grow. Our students need to be challenged as they progress with their reading, and the resource books will allow us to do that.

Mrs. DiMarco
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Genre Prompting Guide for Fiction K-8 (The Genre Suite) • Amazon Business $27.35 3 $82.05
Genre Prompting Guide for Nonfiction, Poetry, and Test Taking K-8 (Fountas and Pinnell Genre Studies) • Amazon Business $34.62 2 $69.24

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