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Mrs. Carvajal from Refugio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Up With A Good AudioBook!

My students need this listening center with audiobooks and speakers to follow along and hear what fluent reading sounds like at their own pace!

  • $380 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 4th-grade students can be described by the 3c's: creative, curious, and courageous. They have faced and encountered many hardships and difficulties in their young lives, the most recent was the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.

My students have dealt with the recovery of this storm with promise and hope for the future.

They come to school each day ready to learn and explore the world around them. Their passion for learning inspires me to be the best teacher I can be!

My Project

My project will be to establish a listening center for my classroom. This center will allow students to listen and enjoy literature that may not be at the student's reading level.

Listening to an audiobook can help the book come to life for a reader!

Not all 4th-grade students read the same. Some students come to 4th grade reading below grade level. Listening to these stories can help to reinforce fluent reading and promote new vocabulary. The audiobook set and CD player with headphones will help those struggling readers to enjoy books that they may not have been able to read.

Mrs. Carvajal
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 65 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hamilton Buhl 6-Sation, Basic CD, AM/FM Listening Center • Amazon Business $93.96 1 $93.96
Audiobook Author Study: Judy Blume • AKJ Education $70.99 1 $70.99
Daily 6-Trait Writing - Gr. 4 • Nasco $28.95 1 $28.95
Common Core Writing to Texts - Gr. 4 • Nasco $20.96 1 $20.96
Logitech 3.5mm Jack Compact Laptop Speakers, Black (Z130) • Amazon Business $19.89 1 $19.89
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $19.71 1 $19.71
Because of Winn-Dixie • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Frindle • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59

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