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Ms. Rodriguez from Los Angeles CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Groove into Reading

Help me give my students a chance to have fun while learning with music!

  • $231 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach first grade at an awesome school in an area of Los Angeles called Watts. I teach Dual Language (Spanish/English) to both native and non-native speakers who are very eager and excitable. They are in need of an outlet for all that energy while developing their second language skills and a love for music.

All of my students receive free lunch because of their income level and several of them come from single-parent homes.

As a result, my students are less likely to be exposed to any formal musical training unless it is through school.

They are an intelligent, caring, and fun group of students. They are very eager to learn and very inquisitive, always asking questions. My students deserve to have access to the latest in children's musical instruments to develop their language and music skills.

My Project

There's nothing more universal than music. This musical set will help students find their groove will developing second language skills.

The students in the Dual Language class are energetic and eager learners.

They are excited to be learning a second language and are very willing to try new things. Through lessons based on reading songs, chants and poems set to music, I think the musical instruments will not only help my students acquire new vocabulary in their native language but also in the target language as well. But most importantly I hope to inspire in them a love for music.

Ms. Rodriguez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 25 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC1415 - 15-Player Rhythm Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.99 1 $99.99
JJ931 - Spanish Nonfiction Emergent Readers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$149.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$195.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.58

Total project goal

$230.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$230.53

4 Donors

-$230.53

Donations toward project cost

-$195.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.58

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$0.00

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