You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

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

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Vancil is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

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

Materials cost

$336.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$402.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.06

Total project goal

$473.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$473.73

10 Donors

-$392.42

Donations toward project cost

-$334.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.75

match offer

-$80.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.31

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Sacramento","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2226299],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4498425,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/we-love-to-listen-to-literature/4498425/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Vancil","authorIds":{"2226299":{"owner":"Mrs. Vancil","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4498425],"proposalHash":"2125478710","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp2226299_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1470281321742","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":23,"teacherChallengeId":370142,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":2226299,"schoolCounty":"Sacramento","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}