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  • $848 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Hall
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Becoming Independent Readers

My students need a new listening center to help them become stronger and more independent readers and to help my ELL students develop vocabulary and language skills.

My Students

Learning to read at age 5 can be quite challenging, but learning to read in a language that you do not yet understand is a whole other story.

I teach kindergarten at a title one school where about 80% our incoming kindergarteners do not speak English as their first language, and many do not speak English at all.

Almost all of our students and families are living in poverty and are on free and reduced lunch. For many of our students, their first day of kindergarten is the first day they have ever set foot in a classroom setting. Teaching them how to speak and understand English while at the same time teaching them to read and write in English can be quite a challenge.

My Project

With the materials I requested I would be able to set up a listening station where my ELL students could learn language through literature. Using classic children's books and nonfiction texts, my students would be able to learn new vocabulary, sentence structure,concepts of print, story structure and SO much more. They would also be able to use the listening station for group lessons/activities designed to help students with phonemic awareness and phonics skills.

Please consider making a donation to help fund this new listening center for my students.

Your donation could help build a solid foundation for so many students this year, and for many years to come.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP419 - Listening Center Table - 24" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $379.00 1 $379.00
JJ327 - Listen & Learn Phonemic Awareness Activity Program • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
JJ665 - Portable CD Player • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
DD220X - Multipurpose Headphones with Volume Control - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $74.99 1 $74.99
LA803 - 8-Station Junction Box Without Volume Controls • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$679.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$720.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$127.09

Total project goal

$847.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$847.26

1 Donor

-$423.63

Donations toward project cost

-$360.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.54

match offer

-$423.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$360.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 36 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Comm Fdn for Palm Beach and Martin Co. and one other donor.

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