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Ms. Huezo from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Teacher Book Read Aloud via Video Technology

Help me give my students books for me to read aloud to them via video technology.

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 20 preschool age students, who are predominantly from a Latino/Hispanic background. For many of them, their first language is Spanish and unfortunately, they are living within the poverty guidelines. We are a Title I school, so our population of students receive free lunch. However their unfortunate circumstances, they are extremely enthusiastic when I send them videos of me reading books to them about the topic we are studying during the week. We are using computer and app technology to communicate where I can teach lessons and they can keep on learning during this unprecedented time. They are in need of the experiences and opportunities that every child needs and deserves.

My Project

The materials that I am asking for is predominantly books in Spanish. I will use these books to read-aloud to my Pre-school age students in their native language. I will read these books to them through our classroom application that we are using to communicate which is ClassDojo. I video myself reading various stories and students listen to the stories at their own leisure. Children at this age need to continue hear adults reading to them aloud daily to increase their reading readiness skills and to help increase their comprehension skills.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Getting to Know Simple Machines Book Set (Set of 6) $49.46 1 $49.46
Hey, Water! $12.79 1 $12.79
A Ball for Daisy (Caldecott Medal - Winner Title(s)) $12.39 1 $12.39
Taste (Five Senses Series) $7.99 1 $7.99
Smell (Five Senses Series) $7.99 1 $7.99
Touch (Five Senses Series) $7.99 1 $7.99
A Cool Drink of Water (Rise and Shine) (Barbara Kerley Photo Inspirations) $7.89 1 $7.89
Water $7.52 1 $7.52
Simple Machines (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) $6.99 1 $6.99
Teacher Created Materials - Early Childhood Themes - Five Senses - Grades PreK-2 $6.99 1 $6.99
Mís cinco sentidos: My Five Senses (Spanish edition) (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) $5.99 1 $5.99
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? $5.67 1 $5.67
What Do I See? / Que Veo? (Small Senses Bilingual) (English and Spanish Edition) $4.99 1 $4.99
What Do I Hear? / Que Oigo? (Small Senses Bilingual) (English and Spanish Edition) $4.99 1 $4.99
What Do I Feel? / Que Siento? (Small Senses Bilingual) (English and Spanish Edition) $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$153.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.81

Total project goal

$218.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$218.74

2 Donors

-$159.36

Donations toward project cost

-$135.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.90

match offer

-$59.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$50.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.91

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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