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Mr. Newton from Sacramento CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Listening to Increase Fluency

Help me give my students Hear Myself Sound Phones for listening while practicing reading aloud.

  • $231 goal

This project expired on March 19, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year, I am blessed to have 32 fourth graders, who are working diligently to reach their individual reading goals. The students are being tested through running record assessments, and their excitement for reading has made language arts a memorable experience, despite having a new language arts curriculum this year. This particular class is very compassionate and supportive of one another with students working productively in groups and with partners to complete work that challenges them individually and collectively. Currently, we are working on a unit about fairy tales and fables, and my favorite comment thus far from a student has been, "Excuse me. I have to share that I think Snow White's mom is a little weird for wanting a pasty white child with red lips and black hair." They are very charismatic, and I enjoy their thought provoking comments and visible excitement about reading in class this particular year.

My Project

These specific phones are able to support my students who are auditory learners and students who have visual processing disorders. Specifically, I have one student who is currently reading at a kindergarten level independently, and I have approximately ten students reading at a second grade level based on running record fluency assessments. This year, I am doing guided reading for all students to support fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary skills. My students would benefit tremendously when learning new vocabulary words and sound patterns by hearing how these words sound when reading aloud to themselves and the teacher. I hope you will consider donating to my class project, as I believe fourth grade students will make fluency gains by having this resource available when reading in a guided reading group. Thank you for your donation!

Mr. Newton
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE539 - Hear Myself Sound Phone - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 3 $149.97

Materials cost

$149.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$195.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.58

Total project goal

$230.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$230.52

1 Donor

-$115.26

Donations toward project cost

-$97.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.29

match offer

-$115.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.29

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$0.00

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