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  • $354 goal

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Mrs. Sedlak
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Can You Hear Me Now?

My students need 26 books on tape or CD to hear what good fluency and expression sounds like.

My Students

"Oh, the Thinks you Can, Think" This quote by Dr. Seuss expresses what I want my students to learn, that there are no limits to what they can create, imagine or accomplish.

I teach first grade in a large public school district in Arizona.

The school has been around for more then 35 years and has a reputation for being one of the best elementary schools. The students are proud to say where they go to school and are respectful, kind and accepting of people that may be different from them.

My Project

I am requesting variety of books on tape or CD. Besides hearing what fluency sounds like, and how expression can make a story come to life, the books on tape will provide students the opportunity to be transported into the story. Listening and following along as a story is read is a powerful tool to help children improve their own fluency, comprehension and expand their vocabulary.

The entire time I have been teaching, having stories read to my students is an activity everyone of them enjoys.

To give them the chance to choose the story they want to "read" will empower them to want to read themselves.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Spider Doreen Cronin, Harry Bliss (Illustrator), • AKJ Books $26.96 1 $26.96
Cat in the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites, The CD • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59
Frog&Toad Together (Audio) • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Frances Collection-CD • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Brown Bear & Friends Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle, Read by Gw • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Lilly''s Big Day and Other Stories: 9 Stories Kevin Henkes, P • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
My Dog May Be a Genius Jack Prelutsky, Read by Jack Prelutsk • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
It''s Raining Pigs & Noodles Jack Prelutsky, Read by Jack Pre • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Something Big Has Been Here • AKJ Books $10.91 1 $10.91
Olivia Forms a Band Ian Falconer, Ian Falconer (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $9.48 1 $9.48
Little Red Hen Paul Galdone • AKJ Books $8.02 1 $8.02
Ella the Elegant Elephant • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Oh, the Places You''ll Go! and The Lorax Dr. Seuss, Read by T • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Pocket for Corduroy Book and CD • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
What Do You Do with a Kangaroo? Mercer Mayer, Read by Jane C • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Frog and Toad All Year: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 2) Ar • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Danny and the Dinosaur Go to Camp (I Can Read Book Series: L • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Clifford at the Circus Norman Bridwell, Norman Bridwell (Ill • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Shell • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
Little Bear (I Can Read Book Series) Else Holmelund Minarik, • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
Little Bear''s Friend (I Can Read Book Series) Else Holmelund • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
I Miss You, Stinky Face • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
Little Red Riding Hood Jess Stockham (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56
Jack and the Beanstalk (Flip Up Fairy Tales Series) Barbara • AKJ Books $6.56 1 $6.56

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This project will reach 30 students.

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