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Mrs. Beran from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listen to this great idea: A listening center!

The cost of a Table and several Read-Along Books & Tapes, this proposal is $735, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $735 goal

This project expired on May 3, 2007.

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Who doesn't love listening to a great story? I would love to have a listening center in my classroom for students to enjoy listening to great stories on tape. It provides another interactive way to enjoy reading! I teach second grade in a Chicago Public School. I have 27 students and all have a wide variety of special learning needs. A listening center would be a great reading activity for a small group of students, while I am working with another small group of students on reading. I want my students listening to and learning from high quality literature as much as possible. While all my students would benefit from a listening center, I have several students who are not able to read independently and this would give them extra practice listening to stories on tape and following along with the words in the books. It also exposes them to more literature than I can find time to read to them. Currently, we have no books on tape for the listening center or a table to house our tape recorder and headphones. Please help give the gift and joy of reading to my students!

Mrs. Beran
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR508 - Space-Saver Listening Center Table • Lakeshore Learning $249.00 1 $249.00
RA565X - Phonemic Awareness Cassette Read-Alongs • Lakeshore Learning $135.00 1 $135.00
Read-Along Classic Books & Tapes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $120.36 1 $120.36
Ira Sleeps Over (Book w/Cassette) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.58 1 $14.58

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