You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Korab from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sounds! Sounds! All Around!

The cost of three phonemic awareness activities is $168, 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>.

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Sounds are something we hear everyday. Sometimes they drive us crazy and we wish they would go away. However, in my first grade classroom in Washington Heights a signficant amount of our day is spent on sounds and the various ways sounds can be mainpulated. Sounds, or phonemic awareness, form the building blocks of reading. In order for students to take off with reading, all phonemic awareness skills should be mastered. These skills--which included sound identification, rhyming, etc--should be mastered by the end of kindergarten. However, almost all of my first graders have very few of these mastered when they enter my room. Therefore, a lot of my year is spent doing catch-up from these unsecured skills as well as teaching beginning reading skills. There is an incredible sense of urgency to catch my students up to grade level as quickly as possible. In order to due this, I need additional materials that students can use to practice and secure their phonemic awareness skills. These include rhyming books, sound activity cups, and sound puzzles. All of my students can benefit from these materials to use during centers while I work with groups of students. Approximately three-fourths of my students are behind level when they start school. They need these materials so they can catch up to grade level as quickly as possible. These materials are not so much providing an experience for my students, but more of a necessity for them and their educational future.

Ms. Korab
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Korab is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE620X - Sound Matching Manipulatives - Complete • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
EE690X - Phonemic Awareness Match-Ups - Complete • Lakeshore Learning $36.00 1 $36.00
EE686 - What Rhymes? Giant Flip Book • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95

Materials cost

$105.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$137.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.15

Total project goal

$167.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.50

1 Donor

-$157.95

Donations toward project cost

-$138.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.34

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4578],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":48696,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/sounds-sounds-all-around/48696/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Korab","authorIds":{"4578":{"owner":"Ms. Korab","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[48696],"proposalHash":"-18872332","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4578_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1483388678637","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":22,"teacherChallengeId":59141,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":4578,"schoolCounty":"New York (Manhattan)","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}