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  • $1,388 goal

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Mrs. h.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

A Special Place Part 3

The cost of a CD player, various books on tape, and a revolving book stand is $1388, 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>.

A special place, the library environment that regardless of disability or age the student would be able to select a book that would give them joy. A library for a special need student can be a place of dread and pain. My student Marco told me, "I can enjoy reading a scary chapter book if it comes with a tape." My goal is to create a special environment that regardless of disability or age the student would be able to select and enjoy a book that would meet their needs. The school is located in a low income area with minority families who don't speak English. Our class consist of special need students with different learning styles from kindergarten thru the fifth grade. The class is a self-contain group of students aging from 6-11 years old. The age differences make it so that the classroom environment needs to provide a variety of selections of books to reflect their interest. This is challenging even for someone who has been teaching for many years. Keeping up with the new and exciting titles and trends are costly. The younger groups in our class would prefer to read a Dr. Seuss books, the middle group would prefer a fantasy story, and the older group would prefer real-stories that they could relate too. Most importantly the library also needs to meet their style of learning. Students who struggle with dyslexia would need a book on tape to enjoy. A student who struggles with auditory processing deficits might enjoy reading a book on the computer. This is what makes having a library/class chalenging and very rewarding. The materials needed to achive this goal of creating a classroom library for 12-15 students would consist of the following: A variety of different levels and interest books. Books on tape, CD, and leap pad books would meet the needs.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE650X - Read-Along CD Biographies - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning $195.00 1 $195.00
RA580X - Favorite Picture Book CD Read-Alongs - S • Lakeshore Learning $195.00 1 $195.00
RE390X - Favorite Chapter Book CD Read-Alongs - S • Lakeshore Learning $175.00 1 $175.00
RE500X - Favorite Transitional Book CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $155.00 1 $155.00
RE120X - I Can Read! Read-Alongs - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning $95.00 1 $95.00
EE754 - Tabletop Revolving Bookstand • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
FD232 - Student CD Player • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 3 $118.50

Materials cost

$993.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$1,137.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$249.75

Total project goal

$1,387.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,387.50

1 Donor

-$1,308.41

Donations toward project cost

-$1,138.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$170.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$79.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 12 students.

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