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

The ABC's of Learning in Kindergarten (We Need Your Help)

The cost of 28 Phonics workbooks, 2 Alphabet CDs, 1 Learning to Read Game Set and 5 Reading/ABCs Pocket Charts and Flash Cards is $579, 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>.

  • $597 goal

This project expired on April 27, 2007.

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THANK YOU for taking the time to read our proposal! The children coming into my Kindergarten classroom in September will be so delighted that you did. They may not know it yet, but they are in for a year of tremendous learning and excitement. One of the core areas that is taught in the very important Kindergarten years is the letter names and sounds (the good old ABC's). Unfortunately we do not have the skills practice that is necessary to give the students the visual, kinesthetic, and repetitive support they need. This is done very well through skills practice books (workbooks). I am starting my eighth year at P.S.8, located in the heart of the Washington Heights community. This community is made up of mostly Hispanic families with English being the second language. Due to the fact that many of my children come into my classroom with minimum English experience, it is even more vital that they have many experiences with the language and they practice not only in school but at home with the letter names and sounds. This foundation is necessary for the children to move on to reading and writing. I have been formally trained in the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching reading, writing, and spelling. This approach has made a great impact on my students. However, we are missing essential resources such as workbooks, manipulatives, learning centers and visuals. We are asking for your help and support to fund games, visuals, and centers that the children can work in independently. Thank you in advance for your consideration.

Mrs. Perez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GR960X - Learning to Read! Games Set • Lakeshore Learning $36.00 1 $36.00
Alphabet Center Pocket Chart • School Specialty Inc. $33.35 1 $33.35
Word Families & Rhyming Center Pocket Chart • School Specialty Inc. $30.25 1 $30.25
RR276 - Word Family Pocket Chart Activity Progra • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
TT517 - Sing & Learn Alphabet Songs • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
Flash Card* Pocket Chart - 48" x 19" • School Specialty Inc. $11.39 1 $11.39
Making Words Mat Pocket Chart 17" x 17" • School Specialty Inc. $11.39 1 $11.39
TT518 - Alphabet Songs - CD • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
Spectrum Phonics, Grade K Vincent Douglas, Manufactured by McGraw-Hill Companies • Barnes and Noble $8.05 28 $225.40

Materials cost

$417.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$488.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.33

Total project goal

$596.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$596.26

2 Donors

-$532.27

Donations toward project cost

-$489.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.27

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$64.07

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$0.00

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