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  • $790 goal

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Ms. O’Neill
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Sssshhh! I'm Listening!

My students need a cd player, books, cd's, and a few book storage bins to complete our listening center.

My Students

Do you remember listening to a good story when you were a child? My students have a strong desire to be read to and I want to keep that passion alive and well.

My students come from diverse backgrounds from an urban district in Illinois.

They are faced with many challenges and each day they come to school hungry to learn. I am constantly amazed by their drive to succeed. They appreciate the simple things and I want to make sure that they have access to all of those things!

My Project

Currently, we have a broken CD player. My students were so disappointed. That player has been with me for many years and has certainly brought lots of joy to many fourth graders. I want to continue to engage my students with wonderful literature. Reading starts with listening to great stories. My fourth graders will learn expression and intonation through the use of our listening center. They can take that knowledge and become expressive and fluent readers themselves.

Each day, students cozy up in the listening center during reading to hear stories come alive.

They would love some new books on CD and a new player. Please help us keep up our reading momentum.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA758 - Extra Book Bin • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 5 $24.75
Hamilton Electronics - CD Radio And Casette Player- - --*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $78.40 1 $78.40
RE358 - Baseball Saved Us CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $48.50 1 $48.50
RE249 - The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE379 - Anne Frank CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE246 - Saving Sweetness CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $36.50 1 $36.50
RE289 - What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE287 - Who’s That Stepping on Plymouth Rock? CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE286 - Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE474 - Frederick Douglass CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE378 - Harriet Tubman CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE376 - Eleanor Roosevelt CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $40.50 1 $40.50
RE395 - Charlotte’s Web CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $58.50 1 $58.50
RE927 - Because of Winn-Dixie CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $47.50 1 $47.50

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This project will reach 24 students.

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