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  • $756 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Whelan
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

What's A Tape Player?

My students need a listening center and 2 sets of read-alongs, where they can hear and learn fluency skills.

My Students

"What's a tape player?" "How do you work it?" my students asked me the first day of school when I was showing them the listening center.

My students are eager first graders ready to learn and ready to read!

I have students that are not only trying to learn the content but also trying to learn a new language as they come from other countries. My students also move throughout the year to different schools and I get new students monthly. This is a challenge for students to move schools so often because they will miss an objective along the way. I have to make every minute I have with them count because they could be moving schools.

My Project

Listening to someone read a book models flunecy that my students need in order to be a successful reader. My students will be able to track print, learn new words and listen to someone read fluently. Also, listening to someone read a book shares a love of reading. Many students do not like to read due to the lack of someone else reading to them fluently. I read stories to my students daily to model the love of reading but I want them to hear more books read to them when I am working with other students.

A listening station is important in a primary classroom because children need to listen to someone reading fluently in order for them to become a successful reader.

I want my students to love to read. My goal is for every student to become a successful reader.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CE772 - Ready-To-Go Listening Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
RE190X - Classroom Classics Read-Alongs - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $165.00 1 $165.00
RE820X - Classroom Classics Read-Alongs - Set 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $159.00 1 $159.00
HH604 - Hear Yourself Headphones • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98

Materials cost

$602.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$642.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.30

Total project goal

$755.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$755.32

1 Donor

-$377.66

Donations toward project cost

-$321.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.65

match offer

-$377.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$321.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and one other donor.

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