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Mrs. R. from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy Centers

The cost of the Literacy Center Materials is $419, 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>.

  • $419 goal

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I teach kindergarten at a wonderful school in a very poor neighborhood. Many of my students had never heard a book read aloud, or held a pencil before they entered kindergarten. Many start school speaking only Spanish or Vietnamese. But my heart is warmed by the fact that by the end of the year, all of the children have at least enough English to communicate and they have learned to love school. Our morning is dedicated to literacy lessons, which include Writers' Workshop, Guided Reading Groups and Literacy Centers. Literacy Centers are activities and games that reinforce skills such as identifying letters and sounds, making words, writing sentences, learning poems and chants, and responding to literature. The kindergartners learn best with hands-on activities. What I would love to have is some new materials to supplement the Literacy Center activities that I have made for my class. These materials would enable me to create several new centers for the students, and would be used over and over again in a variety of different activities. This gift would help every child in my class, every single day, to learn the literacy skills they need so much.

Mrs. R.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA129 - Picture-Word Phonics Puzzle Set • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
LA964 - Adjustable Pocket Wall Chart Stand • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 2 $79.00
TT212 - A-Z Classroom Letter Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
GG440X - Storytelling Glove Puppets - Set 3 • Lakeshore Learning $24.50 1 $24.50
LK297GR - Heavy-Duty Pocket Wall Chart - Green • Lakeshore Learning $18.95 1 $18.95
LK297BU - Heavy-Duty Pocket Wall Chart - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $18.95 1 $18.95
TB733 - Alphabet Bingo • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
LA835 - Storytelling Glove • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 5 $39.75
EE215 - A-Z Sorting Mats • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95

Materials cost

$267.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$343.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.38

Total project goal

$418.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$418.76

1 Donor

-$394.89

Donations toward project cost

-$344.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.89

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.62

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$0.00

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