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Mrs. Smith from Hokes Bluff AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader Tomorrow a Leader

My students need new books in the classroom to expose them to different genre. They are working hard to become fluent readers and these new books would help motivate my students to want to read more!

  • $587 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Many of my students do not have computers, laptops, wireless devices or wifi in their homes. Our school provides a computer lab in which we visit twice a week. Although our students are allowed to bring wireless devices to our classroom, very few actually own them to bring. Our classroom contains a few computers most of which do not work consistently or properly. My students love to listen to Tumblebooks and take AR tests but are usually backed up waiting because of the lack of technology. My students love to read and are learning how to become fluent readers. I would like to expose them to a variety of genre. My students are interested in reading and given the chance to have more exposure in the classroom, they would be able to gain access more often and have the opportunity read, explore, learn, and increase their academic ability.

My Project

My students will gain access to multiple different genres if given access to new books. My first graders are excited about reading and love to try out new books. They love to sit on my rug and listen to me read to them daily. They are just learning to read and love listening to new books. These new books will give each of my students a chance to read a different book during silent reading time provided at my school. My students will be given the opportunity to practice their sight words through reading the new leveled sight word books. This will motivate my students to read more making them into fluent readers.

Mrs. Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME FOR KIDS(r) Nonfiction Readers Grade 1 Complete Set (30-Book Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $144.46 1 $144.46
Sight Word Readers • Kaplan Early Learning Company $81.56 1 $81.56
Fly Guy Book Set (Set of 10) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $58.61 1 $58.61
How Do Dinosaurs Book and CD Set (Set of 4) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
Pete the Cat Doll and 4 Paperback Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.96 1 $33.96
I Can Read Books Grades K-1 (Set of 10) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $33.11 1 $33.11
David Board Books (Set of 3) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.81 1 $17.81
Sight Words Bingo • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.71 1 $12.71
Pete the Cat Vowel Sound Readers • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.01 1 $11.01

Materials cost

$427.19

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$498.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.96

Total project goal

$586.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$586.38

4 Donors

-$536.38

Donations toward project cost

-$455.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.46

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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