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Mrs. Kristine Paul from Scottsdale AZ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What's That Sound?

Help me give my students a Match-A-Sound Phonemic Awareness Set to assist with early literacy skills.

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have curious, energetic, creative, inspiring, and eager-to-learn kindergarten students in my classroom each year. I lead an organized, focused and differentiated learning environment with access to materials that address each need among various subject disciplines.

At the end of each year, and continuously throughout their educational journey, I want my students to be confident learners, seekers of knowledge and great citizens for our school, their families and the community around us.

I work diligently for each student to be challenged daily and be the best that they can be, where he or she is at, in their kindergarten journey and beyond.

I have 19 full-time kindergarten students and 4 additional developmental students that "push-in" for fifty percent of the day in the school year 2019-2020.

They all arrive with a variety of interests, talents, backgrounds and specific emotional and physical needs. All my students need fluid transitions, a prepared, print-rich, and organized environment, sensory breaks and consistent encouragement to keep them focused and ready for each task ahead. My school is an amazing family of strong leaders and teachers, support staff, parents, and community members.

My Project

These materials are perfect for young learners to practice and secure important phonics skills. I have daily literacy rotations while I work in small groups and this set would engage minds independently and collaboratively with a meaningful focus. I can quickly assess what they know as they complete and match up each sound card. I know my students will be very excited about the fun objects they can touch and place down. I try to stay away from worksheets as much as I can! With the addition and use of this kit, my students will become better readers, writers, successful at spelling and eager learners!

Mrs. Kristine Paul
Grades PreK-2

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA410X - Match-A-Sound! Phonemic Awareness Boxes - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00

Materials cost

$115.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$154.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.34

Total project goal

$182.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.28

5 Donors

-$138.00

Donations toward project cost

-$118.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.20

match offer

-$42.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$36.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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