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Mrs. Gaines from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Phonological Awareness Hands-On Learning

Help me give my students workstations that practice phonological awareness and beginning reading skills!

  • $303 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

For the past several years, I have been an ESL teacher at a school where a majority of my students come from low income families.

They have numerous obstacles to overcome before they even get to school each morning.

I can't control what is going on at home but I can guide them to success while they are at school.

My students love coming to school! This will be my 10th year of teaching and my second year as a dual language teacher. My partner teacher and I will have a variety of ability levels between our English and Spanish dominant classes that we will share this year.

My Project

The Magnetic Sound Sorting Boards, Phonological Awareness Learning Puzzles, and other phonological awareness activities will help my students to practice skills learned in class that will prepare them to be better and stronger readers.

Phonological awareness is critical for learning to read the alphabet and learning to read.

Phonemic awareness is important because it is critical to reading and spelling success. A child’s phonemic awareness is a powerful predictor of the likelihood of reading and spelling success. Children who can not distinguish and manipulate the sounds within spoken words have difficulty recognizing and learning the necessary print=sound relationship that is critical to proficient reading and spelling success. If a child has poor phonemic awareness it is difficult for them to discover the necessary link between print and sound.

Using these fun learning centers during independent and small group centers will assist them in practicing how letters make words. I want to prepare my student to be successful readers and spellers.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 42 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL435X - Magnetic Sound Sorting Boards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
EE905X - Phonological Awareness Learning Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FF428 - Build-A-Word! Magnet Board - 4-Letter Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL238 - Phonemic Awareness Magnetic Activity Tin • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.99 1 $26.99
LC111 - What’s the Sound? Word Sliders • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
DD812 - Reading Comprehension Daily Practice Journal - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
GG101 - Daily Language Practice Journal - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
PP161 - Writing Prompts Journal - Gr. 1-2 - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.49 1 $3.49

Materials cost

$223.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$256.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.31

Total project goal

$302.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$302.09

1 Donor

-$302.09

Donations toward project cost

-$256.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.31

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$0.00

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