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  • $565 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Moran
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 16 donors
  • $0 still needed

Teaching Our Youngest to Read with Nonfiction

My students need nonfiction books to be read during our various themes throughout the year that have nonfiction features and also meet our state science and SS standards.

My Students

Our children are overwhelmed with fictional stories, but in today's world they need more vocabulary and background knowledge building since they are not getting it at home. These nonfiction books will do just that while teaching them how to navigate this type of literature.

My students are shining stars!

However, many of them come from poverty stricken homes or homes that speak little to no English. These books will give them access to information they would not be privy to anywhere else and help build their excitement about learning to read!

My Project

With these books I will be able to teach the children the features of nonfiction books, define new vocabulary with them, and build their background knowledge. We will also be using the information we learn to make our own nonfiction books that contain the information and features we have learned about.

This project is so important because it is putting books in the hands of our youngest readers with the intent to excite them about reading and learning!

When they create their own nonfiction books it will help to improve their writing and give them the opportunity to be their own authors!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BG686 - Paperback Biographies - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning $49.50 1 $49.50
RA294 - Environmental Awareness Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning $79.50 1 $79.50
Edition K - 1 (Grades Kindergarten and 1) TIME For Kids is a weekly classroom newsmagazine that motivates kids to read. Our new K - 1 edition (geared towards Kindergarten and 1st grade) is a theme-based edition that helps build early literacy skills and gets students excited about reading. • Time for Kids $3.98 28 $111.44
SET FORCES IN NATURE : GRADES 3-5 • Childcraft, Inc $51.24 1 $51.24
BOOK SCIENCE VOCABULARY READERS SET: HUMAN BODY • Childcraft, Inc $66.49 1 $66.49
Seasons Photo Book Set - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $20.60 1 $20.60
Career Book Set - English • Kaplan Early Learning Company $20.60 1 $20.60
KWHL 4-Column Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.95 1 $19.95

Materials cost

$419.32

Vendor shipping charges

$19.11

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$479.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.66

Total project goal

$564.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$564.38

16 Donors

-$564.38

Donations toward project cost

-$479.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.66

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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