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Mrs. Elters from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calling All Great Listeners!

My students need six books on CD.

  • $327 goal

This project expired on May 7, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Don't you just love to be read to? Children need that to happen daily.

My students are from a high poverty area where parents don't read to them at night.

I find very few of my students get that quality time with someone at home. They come to school hungry and often dirty. Children who are coming from homes around our school sometimes don't have heat or water. We like to give them every opportunity possible to be successful.

My Project

I am requesting books with CDs to go along with them. I am trying to enhance our listening center little bits at a time. Having this center available and open to them enriches their outside knowledge as well as their reading skills. Every child should have this type of opportunity.

Part of learning to read is hearing the stories for fluency and expression.

Beginning readers need to hear the end goal. All first graders should have this gift. I try and make a nurturing environment for my students and quiet reading time is a must.

Mrs. Elters
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE202 - Whistle for Willie CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE652 - Rosa Parks CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE764 - How Much Is A Million? CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
RE703 - Chrysanthemum CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE936 - Miss Nelson is Missing! CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $37.50 1 $37.50
RE587 - The Gardener CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50

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