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Mrs. Kunzler from Bakersfield CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Phonics Fun In Grade 1

My students need 30 Plaid Phonics Books to learn how to sound out words in first grade.

  • $414 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach 26 eager first grade students who enjoy learning how to read, write, and do math and science. Our wonderful school is located in Southern California. We have won several academic awards. Since we are not a Title I school, funding extra projects is very difficult. I have students that range from below grade level to advanced. All of my students come to school, "ready to learn". We need phonics books specifically written for beginning readers to help students learn how to sound out, write, and read basic words.

My Project

I have 19 years of teaching experience. The Plaid Phonics Book I am requesting is a resource that I do not want to loose. Other phonics books do not provide the amount of practice and repetition needed to master phonics skills. The plaid Phonics book reviews previous lessons while teaching new ones daily. Students truly learn how to spell, form letters correctly, and blend sounds together to read words and simple sentences. Sight words are also taught in this book. I want to give my students the best resource to help them learn how to read. Students enjoy the colored pictures and big lines for writing. I love the smiles I see on their faces as they master reading.

Please consider helping my students get the best phonics book on this planet!

Mrs. Kunzler
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Plaid phonics Level A Student 2012 edition • Christian books $8.89 30 $266.70

Materials cost

$266.70

Vendor shipping charges

$26.67

State sales tax

$24.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$351.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.08

Total project goal

$413.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$413.85

1 Donor

-$413.85

Donations toward project cost

-$351.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.08

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$0.00

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