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Mrs. Adkins from Kannapolis NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rhythm and Recall!

My students need rhythm kits to dive deeper into their reading texts to build their inferencing and recall skills.

  • $203 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the JOY to work with Title I students who thrive on experiences that activate and engage their learning! My students come from a low socioeconomic background. However, they come willing to learn with excitement and enthusiasm followed up by hard work.

The goal of ROE is to provide a fair and equal opportunity for disadvantaged students to access high-quality education with the infusion of the ARTS.

Through the ARTS my goal is to teach them to attain proficiency level on state achievement tests while building their self esteem.

Due to my students’ various backgrounds, they often face situations at home that make it difficult, if not impossible, to focus on personal achievement while in school. The lack of a safe and predictable environment can have a serious impact on the overall physical and emotional health of a child as he or she grows up. These and other outside factors affect academic and cognitive performance in school, as well as emotional engagement and in-school behavior.

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." - Plato

My Project

Students learn best through multi sensory experiences. Reading involves rhythm, tone and inflection. Building my students’ multi sensory skills will ensure they are successful when reading and recalling what they have read. By applying rhythm and sound to text students will have laser focus on a variety of visual and literary texts. Collaboration with peers and building their critical thinking skills will allow them to represent text through music.

Music allows for students to apply inferencing and recall strategies to improve comprehension of new material.

Building their multi sensory skills will ensure they are successful when reading while using rhythm. The rhythm kits will allow for a tactile, auditory and kinesthetic approach to applying sound to text. These well constructed rhythm kits will help my kids experience long and short rhythms, rhythmic values and relationships with sound and texts that will build their skills in inferencing and recall.

Mrs. Adkins
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rhythm Kits • Woodwind and Brasswind $129.99 1 $129.99

Materials cost

$129.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$172.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.37

Total project goal

$202.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$202.45

2 Donors

-$202.45

Donations toward project cost

-$172.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.37

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$0.00

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