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Ms. S. from N Charleston SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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The cost of 7 manipulatives including Alphabet Sounds Teaching Tubs and Fish Alphabet Box purchased from Lakeshore Learning is $422, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $383 goal

This project expired on May 18, 2007.

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I am a kindergarten teacher in a Title I elementary school. My students are highly motivated and eager learners but have a limited foundation in reading. Many of them speak English as a second language and need many different hands-on opportunities to help them develop that foundation for beginning reading. I am asking for several manipulatives that will help my students build phonemic awareness, letter/sound recognition and vocabulary skills through exploration and discovery. My students learn best when I can give them learning opportunities through many different kinds of experiences. Being actively engaged helps to make learning concrete and attainable. I will use these items in small groups and center time activities where students can either work with a friend or by themselves. I am asking for alphabet sound tubs that contain miniature real objects and upper/lowercase letters, alphabet boxes for matching letter sounds and upper/lowercase letters, and magic boards with handwriting practice cards. Please help me to create a solid foundation in reading by funding this proposal. Thank you!!!

Ms. S.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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
LC856 - Alphabet Sounds Teaching Tubs • Lakeshore Learning $129.00 1 $129.00
TR717X - Lakeshore Magic Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $75.00 1 $75.00
TT894 - Ladybugs Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
TT895 - Fish Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
AA719 - Magic Board Printing Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
TT899 - Candy Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
TT893 - Bees Alphabet Box • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95

Materials cost

$288.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$313.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.79

Total project goal

$382.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$382.18

1 Donor

-$360.40

Donations toward project cost

-$314.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.53

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$0.00

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