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Mrs. Hernandez from San Mateo CA is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

The Magical Journey Into Reading

I need the Units of Study in Phonics, First Grade Bundle from Heinemann.

  • $525 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school come from many diverse backgrounds and have much to share with those around them. Some of the children live within walking distance to the school and some of the kids come on a bus from a neighborhood about 15 minutes away. The richness of culture that these children bring to our learning community is priceless.

The students at my school are eager to grow into lifelong readers.

Many of them are at the beginning stages of embarking on unlocking the meaning of the written word.

My Project

Many of my students' strengths in the area of reading are in memorizing sight words and using picture cues in order to to help them read, but decoding tricky words, breaking words apart and spelling are areas in which their skills are not as strong.

This Phonics unit will allow me to add to my toolbox of strategies for helping readers boost their reading skills.

It is a unit with five different areas to focus on when teaching the beginning phonics skills that will help build a foundation for our students' learning. Your generous donation will directly impact my students.

Mrs. Hernandez
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Units of Study in Phonics, First Grade Bundle • Heinemann $345.00 1 $345.00

Materials cost

$345.00

Vendor shipping charges

$34.50

State sales tax

$31.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$446.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.75

Total project goal

$525.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$525.00

1 Donor

-$507.10

Donations toward project cost

-$446.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.90

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$0.00

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