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Mrs. Torres-Proscia from Staten Island NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Phonics for English Language Learners

Help me give my students the gift of English by empowering phonics skills needed for my English Language learners who struggle with academic language and many are referred for special education due to this struggle.

  • $480 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Out school is a Title I school located on the north shore of Staten Island. The students enrolled vary in ethnicities, cultures, disabilities and academic abilities. Our students work hard and are eager to learn.

Academically, many students struggle with academic language and many are referred for special education due to this struggle.

One hundred percent of our students receive free lunch. Due to the high demands of technology and other resources our school has limited resources. These at home learning learning resources can assist English Language learners acquire the necessary academic language needed to be successful in integrated learning.

My Project

Many of my students are new to the country and are learning English as they learn a new culture as well. This can be very difficult for them; Therefore, these materials can be used to teach newcomers the English language and build their vocabulary through the use of visuals and realia objects. Furthermore, these materials can build their language, though the use of oral language and phonological awareness activities. ENL students must hear and see the language in order to speak the language with their peers and attempt to learn academic vocabulary to be successful in the classroom. These materials are perfect as an engagement activity to help my students build their English language.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA966DC HandsOn Phonics Learning Bundle KGr 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $372.40 1 $372.40

Materials cost

$372.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$407.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.00

Total project goal

$479.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$479.99

4 Donors

-$233.38

Donations toward project cost

-$209.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.76

match offer

-$233.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$198.37

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.01

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.23

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$0.00

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