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Mrs. Vancil from Sacramento CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love to Listen to Literature

Help me give my students a CD listening center and audiobooks to use during Reader's Workshop.

  • $474 goal

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My Students

My students are enthusiastic, motivated and engaged first graders at a Sacramento elementary school. There are 24 children in my class and they're interested in school and all academic areas.

One of the things I love most about teaching first grade is that my students are so eager to learn and genuinely happy to attend school.

They love reading and are actively engaged during our daily reader's workshop. My students do a great job at working independently while I work with different reading groups at the carpet.

My Project

With the help of donors like you, I hope to get a listening center, books and CDs for my students to listen to during our daily phonics instruction and workshop. Students will have the opportunity to listen to a variety of popular stories with two other friends.

My students will benefit from the listening center by hearing different stories that get them interested, engaged and eager to read.

The more stories they listen to, the more excited about their own reading they become. Hearing the "different voices" on the CDs will also strengthen their fluency and intonation.

They will also have the opportunity to share with friends while reading and listening to the different stories. The listening center will be an additional "May Do" task after their initial "Must Do" task is complete.

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HamiltonBuhl Listening Center for 4 (LCP/CD385/4SV) • Staples Advantage $194.99 1 $194.99
The Cat in the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites • Amazon Business $15.83 1 $15.83
How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Other Gifts from Dr. Seuss • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Frog and Toad CD Audio Collection (I Can Read! - Level 2) • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
A Bad Case of Stripes - Audio • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Lilly's Big Day and Other Stories CD • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Duck on a Bike (Read Along Book & CD) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
CD-Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? (Book & CD) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Pancakes, Pancakes!: Book & CD (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $8.14 1 $8.14
Hooway for Wodney Wat book and CD • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
I Have a Dream (Book & CD) • Amazon Business $8.02 1 $8.02
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Book & CD • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Coco Read-Along Storybook and CD • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Danny and the Dinosaur Book and CD (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.45 1 $4.45
The Three Bears • AKJ Education $4.38 1 $4.38

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