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Mr. y. from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Recorded Books for My 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Special Education Class Part I

The cost of three sets of books and the accompanying cassettes and teacher guides from Sundance Publisher is $505, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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My students need your help! My class is composed of 6, 7, & 8th grade special education students. Most of them read on a fourth grade reading level. Our school requires that the students read and submit no less than 25 books per school year. My children struggle with novels and stories on their level and would dramatically benefit form having recorded books to help them learn. I have seen them recite lyrics to their favorite songs, and I know that they are stronger learners when an audio component is added. They are studying for testing and doing their best to finish the books required. If we could receive funding for the recorded books, I believe they would exceed their minimum number 25, and have a greater understanding of what they have read. We have found three collections of recorded and print non-fiction books from Sundance Publishing. The collection is called “The Real Deal? These books are for below-level readers and would perfect for my students. Because I have upper level special education, I would like to prepare them for high school as best I can. These books are non-fiction and will give them the experience they need to read and absorb materials of this nature. My students often ask questions about real-world events and hunger for more information. These books are the perfect resource to help my students even the playing field with their peers.

Mr. y.
Grades 6-8
  • Pope Elementary School
  • Chicago, IL
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Real Deal Blue Cassette Single Copy Set: 6 cassettes, 1 each of six titles • Sundance Publisher $64.50 1 $64.50
The Real Deal Blue Plus Cassette Single Copy Set: 6 cassettes, 1 each of six titles • Sundance Publisher $64.50 1 $64.50
The Real Deal Red Cassette Single Copy Set: 6 cassettes, 1 each of six titles • Sundance Publisher $64.50 1 $64.50
The Real Deal Blue Single Copy Set: 6 books, 1 each of 6 titles • Sundance Publisher $42.90 1 $42.90
The Real Deal Blue Plus Single Copy Set: 6 books, 1 each of 6 titles • Sundance Publisher $42.90 1 $42.90
The Real Deal Red Single Copy Set: 6 books, 1 each of 6 titles • Sundance Publisher $42.90 1 $42.90
The Real Deal Red Teacher Guide- Red • Sundance Publisher $10.00 1 $10.00
The Real Deal Blue Teacher Guide-Blue • Sundance Publisher $10.00 1 $10.00
The Real Deal Blue Plus Teacher Guide-Blue Plus • Sundance Publisher $10.00 1 $10.00

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