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Mrs. Clagnaz from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Texts For Tots

My students need 11 leveled book sets, including Math Stories, Nonfiction books and All About Me theme books.

  • $434 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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Are you interested in closing the achievement gap? Would you like to help inspire and teach the next Einstein, DaVinci, W.E.B. DuBois, or Madame Curie? Well, with a donation towards a quality leveled library, you can! I teach kindergarten in a high-need urban charter school in New York. My students will enter the classroom this year eager to learn to read and practice their new skills with interesting, quality, authentic texts.

Unfortunately, my new classroom is seriously lacking in literature. I want to ensure that the students are reading books that both meet their educational needs and increase their interest in a variety of subject matter, and I need your help!

Books chosen for children at their reading levels can help me to differentiate instruction, peak student interest in a variety of topics, and increase young readers' abilities to read fluently and with strong comprehension. A group of math picture-books will allow me to bring literacy into math lessons and a strong set of non-fiction leveled books will invite children to explore their world during independent and guided reading times. I'm also requesting a set of science picture-books that focus specifically on the children themselves, as well as some mixed fiction and non-fiction leveled books to help children grow to love reading.

My classroom doors will open in September to twenty kindergarten students ready to learn and your donations can help ensure they have the ability to do so!

Mrs. Clagnaz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL714 - Level D Nonfiction Extra Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $23.00 1 $23.00
LL713 - Level C Nonfiction Extra Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $24.00 1 $24.00
LL712 - Level B Nonfiction Extra Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $23.00 1 $23.00
LL711 - Level A Nonfiction Extra Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $27.00 1 $27.00
RE386 - Math Stories Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning $79.00 1 $79.00
TT911 - Level A Extra Book Set - K - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $21.00 1 $21.00
RE971 - All About Me Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning $29.50 1 $29.50
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $23.00 1 $23.00
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning $22.00 1 $22.00
TT973 - Level C Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $19.00 1 $19.00
TT972 - Level B Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning $20.00 1 $20.00

Materials cost

$310.50

Vendor shipping charges

$31.05

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$355.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.97

Total project goal

$433.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$433.18

1 Donor

-$433.18

Donations toward project cost

-$355.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.97

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$0.00

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