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  • $407 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Ludens
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

We're Ready To Read - Books Are All We Need!

My students need leveled books with a variety of interests to read and enjoy during reading time as well as improve reading fluency and comprehension.

My Students

Every morning we do Guided Reading where students are getting the time to practice reading books that are just right for them. It is hard for them to find books they actually enjoy reading when the selection in our classroom is so low.

The students in my classroom are very hard workers, but many come from low income families and don't have much to call their own.

It is hard for them to focus on school work when they have so many issues they are dealing with at home as well. Our school tries to focus heavily on reading, however many still struggle because they don't get enough time to practice reading real literature.

My Project

In our classroom, we do Guided Reading, where students are put into groups with others of a similar reading ability. As a teacher, it is hard to find time to meet with each group every day, and many get bored reading the same books over and over. Having a larger selection of leveled books would not only give the students more opportunity to practice reading authentic texts at their level but would also get them more excited about reading.

If this project was funded, I would have more of a selection in my classroom library where students would be able to spend time reading books that are at their level to practice and get more exposure to reading real texts.

It would improve their love of reading and facilitate them to become lifelong learners.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Level B - Fiction • AKJ Books $81.04 1 $81.04
Level A - Fiction • AKJ Books $74.14 1 $74.14
Level D - Fiction • AKJ Books $72.14 1 $72.14
Level C - Fiction • AKJ Books $67.90 1 $67.90

Materials cost

$295.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$345.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.04

Total project goal

$406.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$406.93

6 Donors

-$291.00

Donations toward project cost

-$247.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.65

match offer

-$115.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$98.54

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Disney and 6 other donors.

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