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Ms. Dziedzic from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listening Center that Inspires students to READ MORE

The cost of CDs, headphones and books such as James and the Giant Peach and The Laundry News is $715, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $733 goal

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In the last two years I have been trying to get a listening center established in my classroom for my students. I teach a self-contained fourth grade class in a Chicago Public School. The majority of my students' parents are non-English readers. I know a listening center would greatly benefit all my students' reading skills. First, it would provide another opportunity to read and learn in the classroom. This center will also extend to the students' home; they would be able to take home the book/audio to continue to read at home. Lastly, the center will provide my slower learners a way to have successful reading experiences. I truly believe this center will help me to instill the passion for reading into all of my students. My DREAM is to have a center that can have five to six students at the center with numerous choices of literature to select from and of course the equipment readily available to them.

Ms. Dziedzic
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CD/DUAL CASSETTE PLAY W/LISTEN MFG NO: 2455AV-02 CENTER • Audio Graphic Systems, Inc. $279.00 1 $279.00
Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism Georgia Byng,Read by Kate Burton • Barnes and Noble $31.45 1 $31.45
A Long Way From Chicago Richard Peck,Narrated by Ron McLarty • Barnes and Noble $22.50 1 $22.50
Holes Louis Sachar,Narrated by Kerry Beyer • Barnes and Noble $22.40 1 $22.40
Charlotte's Web E. B. White • Barnes and Noble $20.00 1 $20.00
Frindle Andrew Clements • Barnes and Noble $17.99 1 $17.99
Shiloh Phyllis Reynolds Naylor,Narrated by Peter Macnicol • Barnes and Noble $16.20 1 $16.20
The Landry News Andrew Clements,Narrated by Andrew McCarthy • Barnes and Noble $16.20 1 $16.20
STEREO HEADPHONE W/MIC MFG NO: 3064AV • Audio Graphic Systems, Inc. $14.00 5 $70.00
James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl • Barnes and Noble $10.80 1 $10.80
Skylark Patricia MacLachlan,Narrated by Glenn Close • Barnes and Noble $10.80 1 $10.80

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