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  • $505 goal

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Ms. Leavengood-Boxer
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 11 donors
  • $0 still needed

We Are Building Skilled Readers

My students need a listening center and 22 Time For Kids subscriptions to help my class of multi-leveled readers access and achieve exposure to a variety of books and media.

My Students

Ideally every student would arrive in the classroom reading on grade level. However, this is not the case, and as a teacher it is essential that I am able to allow kids who have large gains to make in reading to read and also to listen to text in order to fully engage in it.

We are a class of 20 students in the District of Columbia at a Title I school.

We have a diverse population of student needs and the majority of my kids come from low-income families. They are eager learners and thrive when given opportunities to try new skills in meaningful ways. They love challenges in learning that allow them to touch, discuss, write, and fully engage in what we're learning.

My Project

The listening center I have requested will allow all levels of readers to access enriching texts I build into language arts, science, and social studies. Time For Kids is an engaging monthly magazine that I have requested to grab students' interest in reading, expose them to non-fiction, and help them be aware of current events. Reading is a skill that is required across the curriculum, so students who are poor readers struggle in all subjects.

A listening center will be critical to allow struggling readers to participate, build their comprehension, and fluency skills.

Most importantly it will allow them to feel success in the classroom. The magazine subscription is a valuable resource that helps my students understand that reading is not limited to stories, but should be used to gain knowledge of the world around them. Help my students be engaged and prepared to learn.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EW209 - Extra Wireless Headphones • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 2 $79.90
EW208 - Wireless Classroom Headphones Set • Lakeshore Learning $179.00 1 $179.00
Edition 3 - 4 with Around the World (Grades 3 and 4) TIME For Kids is a weekly classroom newsmagazine that motivates kids to read. Issues cover a wide range of real-world topics and themes kids love to learn about and it s the best nonfiction text you ll find! Edition 3 - 4 builds non-fiction literacy skills and helps students better understand their world. In addition to receiving Edition 3 - 4, subscribers will receive TFK Around the World. • Time for Kids $4.88 22 $107.36

Materials cost

$366.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$428.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.66

Total project goal

$504.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$504.39

11 Donors

-$502.23

Donations toward project cost

-$428.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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