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Mrs. Paniagua from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting My Hands Hooked on Phonics!

My students need the sight-words talking boards to independently practice their sight words.

  • $476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, curious, and creative. They love to be challenged and to find answers out on their own. They feel great pride when they have found an answer to a problem on their own. They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration!

"Many of my students come in saying that they couldn't complete the work because no one at home was able to help them."

My Project

My students love hands on materials. They love to read and to explore the world around them. We read for enjoyment and to become better readers. We have about a 95% population of Hispanic students and families which makes our need for English Language resources that much greater. Our students don't always have the home support since many of our parents are not fluent in the English Language. Many of our students depend on older siblings or other adults to provide the English support needed to complete a task.

"My students are more engage and immersed in the learning when given the opportunity to practice independently".

The sight word talking boards and the word family books will give the students the confidence that they need to work independently. Student will be taught how to use these resources during our centers. Once ready, they will also be able to take them home and continue to practice. Having students realize that the more they practice, the more they learn. Language should not be a barrier for anyone.

Mrs. Paniagua
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD972 - Phonics Interactive Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $37.99 3 $113.97
LL435X - Magnetic Sound Sorting Boards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
AA162 - First 100 Sight-Words Talking Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
EE667 - Lakeshore Word Family Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT298 - Leveled Sight-Word Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LL248 - Alphabet Picture Magnets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$368.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$404.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.38

Total project goal

$475.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$475.84

1 Donor

-$475.84

Donations toward project cost

-$404.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.38

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$0.00

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