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Mrs. Coronado from Charlotte NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Generating A Voice Within

My students need audio books to help them explore more of the world they live in! My students will have a higher advantage of learning new words independently and intrinsically build a lifelong love of reading!

  • $725 goal

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My Students

I teach and mentor fifth grade students. Populated by African American and Hispanic American students we naturally exhibit diversity. However, our children desire to learn of other cultures as many of them do not travel outside of a 20 mile radius. We are located near one of North Carolina's biggest metropolitan areas, Charlotte, NC.

We follow a traditional school calendar taking in during the month of August and dismissing during the month of June.

Our classrooms begin with X number of students at the beginning of the year, and end with a different set of X number of students. Thus, we interact and encounter many different ethnic groups. As our students are limited in their travels, our students need something to help them understand different places. We would love your help in supporting our growth of world knowledge.

My Project

As many students of low SES love listening to all things read to them, these materials will allow my students to independently seek out books of their interest for leisurely reading. In return, my students will be able to quinch their thirst of book read aloud without having to wait until “story-time”. Additionally, as my students have more availability of these materials it will begin to build their vocabulary, reading stamina, and comprehension, ultimately increasing their literacy skills. Having a motivation and purpose for coming to school, makes a world of difference in attendance and closing the gap for my students.

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

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GPX PC101B Portable CD Player w/earbuds • AKJ Education $22.95 2 $45.90
Avid Products On-Ear Headphones • AKJ Education $4.31 10 $43.10
Magic Tree House Collection: Books 17-24 Audio CD • AKJ Education $29.20 1 $29.20
Junie B Jones: Books 1-8 • AKJ Education $21.90 1 $21.90
Magic Tree House Collection: Books 1 - 8 (Magic Tree House Series) Audio CD • AKJ Education $21.90 1 $21.90
Matilda • AKJ Education $21.89 1 $21.89
James and the Giant Peach • AKJ Education $18.97 1 $18.97
The BFG • AKJ Education $18.94 1 $18.94
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • AKJ Education $18.25 1 $18.25
A Wrinkle in Time • AKJ Education $18.25 1 $18.25
Stuart Little • AKJ Education $16.06 1 $16.06
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $14.60 1 $14.60
The Bunnicula Collection: Books 4-7 • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Bunnicula Collection Books 1-3 (Audio) • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Island of the Blue Dolphins • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
Maniac Magee • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
Superfudge • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
The Mouse and the Motorcycle CD • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Chocolate Fever • AKJ Education $10.95 1 $10.95
The War With Grandpa-CD • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Tuck Everlasting • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Walk Two Moons: Low Price CD • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
The House on Mango Street • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
The Incredible Journey • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
A Single Shard • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
The Cricket in Times Square • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Julie of the Wolves CD • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Out of the Dust • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49

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