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Mr. B. from Hayward CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging English Language Development

My students need photo cards & photo magnets to assist them in developing their oral English language skills.

  • $395 goal

This project expired on October 16, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Could you imagine not understanding a single word your teacher is saying to you? That is how the school year starts for many of our English Language Learner students.

I teach in a kindergarten / first grade combination bilingual (English / Spanish)classroom in an urban school district in California.

My classroom is the only bilingual classroom in the entire school, and the only combination classroom in the kindergarten & first grades at our school. My students start school speaking no, or very little, English. They also come from some of the lowest socio-economic level families in our community. Being in a combination classroom with a teacher who has no assistant presents further challenges to their making progress in learning English.

My Project

These materials will get a lot of use in our classroom! These photo cards & photo magnets will be used throughout the day in Language Development class that all students take, as well as during Language Arts time. In the morning I will use them in the Systematic English will also use them in other subject areas such as science and social studies. The engaging visuals that they will provide will greatly improve the students' understanding of the material being taught.

Your help will make it possible for my students to make great progress in learning English.

Your generous assistance will help us to overcome the challenges they bring to school, and the challenges I face teaching in a combination classroom. Thank you for considering my project. I thank you in advance to your kindness.

Mr. B.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL140X - Building Language Photo Magnets - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $129.00 1 $129.00
DD560X - Vocabulary Development Photo Card Libraries - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $89.95 1 $89.95
JJ680 - Vocabulary Skill-Builder Photo Cards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95

Materials cost

$278.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$343.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.34

Total project goal

$394.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$394.94

1 Donor

-$394.94

Donations toward project cost

-$343.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.34

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$0.00

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