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Mrs. Phillips from Corona NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listening and Learning to Read!

My students need books on cassettes and cd's to help with there learning of the English language, listening and reading skills.

  • $470 goal

This project expired on February 8, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love to read books to my students, but allowing them to read along with a book in a center is truly wonderful. They begin to act out and figure out details of books, learn new sounds and how to inflect feelings with their voices. Right now we only have 2 books on tape in our center. Please help.

I am very fortunate to have a group of 12 amazing first graders with various learning needs.

They are at various reading and learning levels, but all love to use the computer and tape player to do their listening center work. They have grown tremendously since last year into confident, kind and caring 1st graders. I am so proud of them and know they would appreciate this collection immensely.

My Project

A listening center with a variety of books would allow them to explore books in a new way. They would hear new voices that would help to reinforce language, reading and comprehension skills. It would allow for another learning center which they so desperately need in order to guide lessons and learn independently as well as in groups.

My students bring so much joy into my life, and I want to do the same for them as well as my students in the future.

These books, Cd's and cassettes will allow a new way of learning and understanding books and reading.

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

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TS120X - Short Vowels Read-Alongs - Cassette Version - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $159.00 1 $159.00
FF600X - Read-Along Storytelling Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $89.00 1 $89.00
Little Bears Visit (Paperback w/Cassette) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.70 1 $7.70
Ira Sleeps Over (Book w/Cassette) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.58 1 $14.58
It Looked Like Spilt Milk (Book w/Cassette) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.58 1 $14.58
Un Sillon Para Mi Mama (Paperback w/Cassette) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.58 1 $14.58
Flecha Al Sol (Paperback w/Cassette) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.58 1 $14.58
Vowel Team Read Alongs (set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $32.64 1 $32.64

Materials cost

$346.66

Vendor shipping charges

$11.84

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$398.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.36

Total project goal

$469.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$469.06

1 Donor

-$95.00

Donations toward project cost

-$80.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

match offer

-$374.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$317.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.11

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$0.00

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