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  • $439 goal

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Mrs. Sevilla
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Leap Tag Readers to Perfect Me!

My students need 3 LeapFrog Tag Reading Systems and Readers to assist them with their reading accuracy during independent work time and increasing their self-esteem.

My Students

Have you ever opened a book that looks interesting, but is in a language that you do not know? What if ALL your books were in that language and you had to learn from them all day? Maybe you can sound out some of the words, but would your pronunciation be correct? Who would correct you?

My students are English Language Learners who also face socioeconomic disadvantages, not only at home and in their community, but also in school.

Most of my students were born in the USA, but many of them are new comers to the country, with not a word of English. Some of my students have learning disabilities with IEP's and benefit from different teaching modalities. Some also have to see the psychologist at least once a week for anger management issues and also attend a program to learn to express themselves in a non-violent, non-bully manner and care for others. We are a class of 31 fourth grade students with many limitations, like language barriers, a crowded bungalow, lack of technology equipment, and even family issues to name a few. Even though, my students are in fourth grade, they require the very basics since some of them have only been in the country a few months. My students are vulnerable of being bullied or worse, becoming bullies themselves to make themselves feel better.

My Project

My students need the LeapFrog Tag Reading System and LeapFrog Reading Book Sets to assist them with their reading fluency and accuracy during independent work time. This will allow for me to more effectively differentiate instruction and meet with small groups according to their instructional level and needs. The LeapFrog Tag Readers are very popular for English speaking children learning to read. It is a pen that sounds out words as you touch the text. I plan to have the Tag Readers at a center where my students can work independently listening to letter sounds, correct pronunciation of words, as well as reinforcing key skills provided by the Readers. The Readers are available in different reading levels which will allow each child to practice phonemic awareness at their own level and not feel intimidated. This multisensory reading experience will allow them to learn independently and in a fun way.

Your donations will give my students a resource that will assist them with correct pronunciation of English words, as well as the love for reading, increased self-esteem and sense of belonging to our country.

They will become successful and confident English readers, thanks to you! This is a difference that will last a lifetime.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Tag Reading System----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $49.99 3 $149.97
LeapFrog Tag Learn to Read Phonics Book Set 2: Long Vowels, Silent E and Y • Quill $17.54 1 $17.54
LeapFrog Tag Learn to Read Phonics Book Set 1: Short Vowels • Quill $17.54 1 $17.54
LeapFrog Tag Super Speller • Quill $12.41 2 $24.82
LeapFrog Tag Kid Classic Storybook Olivia • Quill $12.41 1 $12.41
LeapFrog Tag Activity Storybook Disney Princess: Adventures Under the Sea • Quill $12.41 1 $12.41
LeapFrog Tag Activity Storybook Go Diego Go!: Underwater Mystery • Quill $12.41 1 $12.41
LeapFrog Tag Storage Case • Quill $13.31 1 $13.31
Tag Dr Seuss Special Edition The Cat in the Hat complete package • CDW Inc. $13.82 1 $13.82
Tag Activity Storybook Dr Seuss s Green Eggs and Ham complete package • CDW Inc. $13.82 1 $13.82

Materials cost

$288.05

Vendor shipping charges

$19.26

State sales tax

$26.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$372.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.82

Total project goal

$438.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$438.81

1 Donor

-$219.41

Donations toward project cost

-$186.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.91

match offer

-$219.40

Match offer toward project cost

-$186.49

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.91

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 31 students.

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