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Ms. Melton from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Strong Readers By Listening To Literature

My students need 2 sets of quality scientific and fictional literature on CDs to hear various author's interpretations of stories.

  • $528 goal

This project expired on June 17, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our class is focusing on experiencing a wide variety of quality literature. Books on CD will allow my students opportunities to hear authors read their stories in exciting presentations. Additionally, our emergent readers will be exposed to proper fluency, pace and intonation. It's a win-win!

We have a wonderful class of 30 students from 30 diverse backgrounds.

They love listening to stories, but currently we are lacking in science-based and fictional literature. Our class includes high achieving students, ELL students, new to the community students, emergent readers and special needs students. We are TRULY diverse in this class, but we have a strong sense of loyalty and community.

My Project

We are requesting various grade level appropriate books with CD's so our students may use a listening station as a rotation during our daily reading workshop or science study group. They will listen to works of literature and respond with writing, pictures or an oral retelling.

To develop a child's love of reading, it must be presented to them in a variety of formats.

Listening to stories read will promote excitement in genres of literature, develop confidence in low-level readers, and encourage all students to pursue reading mastery.

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE160X - Gail Gibbons Science Read-Alongs - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning $219.00 1 $219.00
RE780X - Kevin Henkes Read-Alongs • Lakeshore Learning $159.00 1 $159.00

Materials cost

$378.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$448.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.10

Total project goal

$527.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$527.36

1 Donor

-$527.36

Donations toward project cost

-$448.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$79.10

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$0.00

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