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  • $377 goal

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Mrs. Sanchez
Grades PreK-2
  • PS 14 Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • Staten Island, NY
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Quiero Aprender Ingles/Want to Learn English!

The cost of bilingual pictures books and book sets, picture and color cards, and The Alphabet Game ELL, purchased from Kaplan Early Learning Company, is $275, 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>.

This is my third year teaching and I love it very much. Every year is a new, different and exciting experience. This year I was given the first grade ESL class. The funny thing is that I did not recieve one item to work with the ESL children. I had purchased a few books over the summer when I went to visit the "Eric Carle Museum", but that's it! I don't even have an alphabet chart in Spanish. Most of my students are of Latin origin. I have students from Mexico, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, and Santo Domingo. Some children just came to me a couple of weeks ago. It would be most helpful if I had materials the children can work with to better understand the English language; perhaps a few tapes with books, CDs for the computer, and books to look at with lots of pictures/words. I work at a school in a low income area. Many of the children could barely afford regular school supplies, like notebooks, pencils, folders, etc. Some children live in a shelter. I would love to get the ESL program up and running in the classroom, but I need some materials to help them; perhaps even some take-home items so that the parents could help their children with work/activities. These items might include magnetic alphabet/wooden alphabet puzzles, Bilingual picture books, alphabet games, and English & Spanish Color cards, so that the children can practice letters, sounds and their first English words at home. Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spanish And English Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $61.88 1 $61.88
Bilingual Picture Books (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $49.84 1 $49.84
BEAN BAG, ALPHABET, 26/ST -- Champion Sports Alphabet Bean Bag Set • Quill Corporation $35.99 1 $35.99
ABC Sing Along Flip Chart & CD • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.46 1 $21.46
ALPHABET MATCHING PUZZLE • Nasco $10.57 1 $10.57
The Alphabet Game ELL • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.42 1 $9.42
English & Spanish Color Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.70 1 $7.70

Materials cost

$196.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$308.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.72

Total project goal

$376.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.24

1 Donor

-$354.80

Donations toward project cost

-$309.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.03

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 27 students.

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