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Ms. Fraser from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Improving Decoding/Phonics Skills

The cost of the Hooked on Phonics Program from Teacher School Supply is $365, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $365 goal

This project expired on June 2, 2006.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Greetings to all! I am currently a second grade teacher in a great school in an urban area in Brooklyn, New York. The majority of my students are from low income homes. However, I teach some very smart and wonderful students. Every year, I assess and evaluate my year as a teacher. Although, there are many things that I feel are successful, there are always next steps that I want to make to improve my effectiveness as a teacher. Since I always have a class of students with varying needs and learning styles, I am always searching for different ways to give the students what they need. I especially make time during my lunch and sometimes preparation period to provide intervention for my students who are struggling. With all that said, I feel that I need a more improved phonics program to assist my challenged readers. Yes, sometimes these students can read, but they can't decode. Therefore, I would like to spend time to really build their decoding skills so they can become better readers. Also, I want to provide them with the necessary skills to make them successful readers, not only in the second grade, but throughout! I would like help to buy a Hooked on Phonics-Learn to read kit because I have seen great success with this program. I would like to start providing extra help as soon as possible because I know my students will show significant success and progress in their decoding/reading abilities. I would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to read my proposal and for your generosity. The cost of of a Hooked on Phonics-Learn to Read Kit is $250.

Ms. Fraser
Grades PreK-2
  • PS 260 Breuckelen
  • Brooklyn, NY
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read Program • Teacher's School Supply $249.95 1 $249.95

Materials cost

$249.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$299.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.70

Total project goal

$365.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$365.00

1 Donor

-$344.20

Donations toward project cost

-$300.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.65

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$0.00

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