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Ms. Walsh from New Orleans LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

An Educational Christmas

My students need 21 copies of phonics CDs to practice phonics skills at home.

  • $490 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach second grade at a low-income Louisiana school. On average, my class began the year reading at an end of the year kindergarten level. Most of my students receive limited academic support at home.

My second graders love listening to CD's. They enjoy music, books read aloud, or math facts raps. They learn a lot of things through songs. Unfortunately, most of the things they listen to outside of my classroom are not educational. Also, most of them receive very little educational help, if any, at home.

My students need something to listen to at home that will reinforce the learning that takes place in the classroom, as well as teach skills that they lack. A copy of Rock 'n' Learn Phonics would provide each of my students something to listen to at home that they enjoy, as well as give them practice with skills that will reinforce their learning.

You will make it possible for my below grade-level students to have an opportunity to connect school learning and home learning. This project will allow them to develop the phonics skills that they lack, closing the achievement gap that I see in my classroom daily.

Ms. Walsh
Grades PreK-2
  • Julian Leadership Academy
  • New Orleans, LA

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Letter Sounds - Phonics for Beginners Rock N Learn, Richard Caudle, Anthony Guerra (Illustrator), Brad Caudle • Barnes and Noble $11.69 6 $70.14
Rock 'n Learn Phonics Rock 'n Learn, Manufactured by Rock 'N Learn • Barnes and Noble $17.99 15 $269.85

Materials cost

$339.99

Vendor shipping charges

$34.00

State sales tax

$13.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$401.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.17

Total project goal

$489.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$489.85

2 Donors

-$244.91

Donations toward project cost

-$200.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.08

match offer

-$244.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$200.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.09

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$0.00

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