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Mrs. Moranelli from Finleyville PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Hear It for Phonics

Help me give my students materials that will help them with phonological awareness, which is crucial to the reading process.

  • $355 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The Kindergarten classroom has a special kind of energy. The students are excited to learn about everything at this age. They are fearless in the way they approach a new concept.

My students are inquisitive and excited when new concepts are presented to them.

They adapted very well to the flexible seating options that were introduced to them. I found by giving them options to choose something as simple as a choice where to sit improved their ability to self regulate their behavior and helped them maintain focused during the lesson. We do small group activities in our classroom. Flexible seating helps keep students engaged in an activity by allowing for more comfortable and efficient work areas than with traditional seating. It also allows for the teacher to observe the students different learning styles and behaviors.

My Project

The materials I requested will be used with students in small groups and learning center work. It is very important for students to develop phonological awareness on their journey towards becoming fluent readers. The Listen and Learn Phonics Center along with the phones will allow students to hear themselves as they practice their skills. These centers will allow students to self-correct their reading and also work closely with their peers.

The items requested were chosen to guide and motivate my students to work on reading skills.

Kindergarten students are fearless in their approaches to learning new things. I feel this project will help them develop and retain information all readers need to succeed.

Mrs. Moranelli
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ426 - Listen & Learn Phonics Activity Program • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
EE525 - Hear Myself Alphabet Sound Phone Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 4 $67.96

Materials cost

$266.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$300.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.11

Total project goal

$354.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$354.07

2 Donors

-$228.00

Donations toward project cost

-$193.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.20

match offer

-$126.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$107.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.91

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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