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Mrs. Wilson from Kent WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Can Listen and Read That Book!

My students need Early Literacy Single Student Read-Alongs Library 1 and 2, Wikki Stix and a student CD player with AC adaptor to improve literacy skills.

  • $996 goal

This project expired on December 10, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember Kindergarten? Now think of being a Kindergartner who has not been exposed to a good book. This is the reality for my students. They have not had these experiences before walking into my classroom.

I have a large diverse population of students from all over the world.

For some this is their first exposure to listening to stories, and they are very excited to learn to read. The majority of my kids have had no educational exposure before coming to my classroom. That's why it is important to give them a good solid base in reading for the rest of their lives.

My Project

The resources I am requesting are two sets of 16 individual books with CDs, a classroom set of Wikki Stix and an individual CD player with AC adaptor. The Wikki Stix will be used to reinforce how to form letters correctly and used to spell words. The individual stories with CDs and CD player will be used during Reader's Workshop. This will allow my students a chance to listen to wonderful books by themselves. By giving these books to my students, they will have the opportunity to listen to stories read by me as well as on CD. This is an extremely valuable added resource. It gives them personal control over holding the book, turning the pages, and listening to the words. What a wonderful way to inspire them to learn to read, get them ready for First Grade and the rest of their education!

Due to drastic state budget cuts to education and being a single income family, I do not have the money to buy these wonderful books on CDs by myself.

These materials will make a huge difference in the success of my kindergarteners and future students.

Mrs. Wilson
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG530X - Early Literacy Single Student Read-Alongs - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
GG520X - Early Literacy Single Student Read-Alongs - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
FD232 - Student CD Player - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
WS537 - Wikki Stix Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FD236 - AC Adaptor • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$739.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$64.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$845.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.26

Total project goal

$995.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$995.08

1 Donor

-$995.08

Donations toward project cost

-$845.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$149.26

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$0.00

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