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  • $407 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Brower
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 31 donors
  • $0 still needed

Fluency Frenzy for Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders

My students need these MP3 players and headphones to be part of an individualized fluency program where they listen to good readers and increase their own fluency.

My Students

They say that "Practice makes perfect." but some of our students don't have the opportunity to do extra reading at home due to lack support and literature. This program will allow them to use school time and practice their fluency with a researched based program.

Our school is one of the rural schools in Utah.

It is a K-5 school with 2 or 3 classes in each grade. Many students live on a farm, have chores to do both inside and outside. We have a strong family based community, and parents work hard to maintain their homes. Students at our school are kind and respectful. They have a desire to do better and work hard for what they get.

My Project

The teachers want help for those students who may be "At Risk" in reading to ensure their future success. We are requesting some MP3 players and better headphones for students to use with a purchased fluency program. They will do repeated readings as they listen to good readers, set a goal to obtain and work on vocabulary and comprehension. This can be done independently and it is geared to each student's level.

The state and local leaders have set reading goals for our students that will be compared to other districts and states.

Our teachers are good at addressing student learning, but if they can use an individualized program using some technology it's like having an extra hand in the classroom.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony - Stereo Headphone - Black • Best Buy for Business $11.45 8 $91.60
Mach Speed - Eclipse 180G2 Series 4GB* Video MP3 Player - Red • Best Buy for Business $20.73 10 $207.30

Materials cost

$298.90

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$345.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.95

Total project goal

$406.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$406.33

29 Donors

-$173.76

Donations toward project cost

-$151.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.31

Matching donations from our partners

-$228.15

Match offers toward project cost

-$193.93

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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31 donors31 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Wells Fargo, Utah and 30 other donors.

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