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

Listening Materials for my 4th Grade Class

The cost of five read-along kits including "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing," "Charlotte's Web," and "How to Eat Fried Worms," is $315, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $315 goal

This project expired on May 27, 2007.

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I teach a fourth grade bilingual classroom in the Chicago Public Schools. The school that I work at has a very limited amount of resources. My students are English language learners who often struggle with reading fluently and comprehending what they hear. I read aloud to them everyday, so they can hear how a good reader reads. But I feel that sometimes they need to hear the story read to them more than one time and it helps to hear it read by another person. I am asking for a kit filled with sets of grade level chapter books that come with a corresponding cassette. This will help my students with reading fluency, listening comprehension, intonation, and expression. The read alongs I chose are of books that I have one copy of or of stories that are in our reading textbook. If I receive these materials I will use them for a listening center where they could listen to the story again on cassette with their group. Please help out this fourth grade teacher that wants to help her students become better readers. Thank you!

Mrs. M.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA834 - Charlotte?s Web Cassette Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $47.50 1 $47.50
RA823 - Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Cassette • Lakeshore Learning $41.50 1 $41.50
LA119 - How to Eat Fried Worms Cassette Read-Alo • Lakeshore Learning $41.50 1 $41.50
RA911 - Frindle Cassette Read-Along Kit • Lakeshore Learning $41.50 1 $41.50
RA933 - Because of Winn-Dixie Cassette Read-Alon • Lakeshore Learning $41.50 1 $41.50

Materials cost

$213.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$258.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.70

Total project goal

$315.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$315.00

1 Donor

-$303.86

Donations toward project cost

-$258.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.14

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$0.00

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