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Ms. A. from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math games for low-income 6th grade English Language Learners

The cost of Mathematics game supplies is [price], including shipping and [fulfillment].

  • $108 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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I teach 6th grade Mathematics to English Language Learners in East San Jose. Every one of my 44 students is at least 3 years behind grade level in math. This makes getting my students excited about mathematics a constant struggle and getting students to review math concepts voluntarily virtually impossible. I am convinced, from observing other teachers and classrooms, that math games will help my students to catch up to grade level, to enjoy math and to happily review math concepts. There are 3 games I would like to introduce to my students. "Race to 20" helps students with the concept of a number line and negative and positive numbers. "Concentration" involves converting fractions, decimals, and percents. "Factor Captor" fosters higher order thinking skills with an emphasis on factoring numbers. The following is a list of supplies needed: 1. Two different colored dice for every pair of students. 2. Three different colors of florescent paper to make "Concentration" cards. 3. Pencils 4. Paper clips to keep track of the score in "Race to 20." 5. Bingo chips of two different colors to cover factors in "Factor Captor." Thank you so much for considering contributing to the education of my students. I hope that with your help my students will be able to rise several grade levels in math.

Ms. A.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 44 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wausau Astrobrights(R) Bright Color Paper, 8 1/2quot x 11quot, 24 Lb, Lift-Off Lemon, Ream Of 500 Sheets • Office Depot Inc. $9.39 1 $9.39
Wausau Astrobrights(R) Bright Color Paper, Recycled, 8 1/2quot x 11quot, 24 Lb, Lunar Blue, Ream Of 500 Sheets • Office Depot Inc. $9.39 1 $9.39
Wausau Astrobrights(R) Bright Color Paper, 8 1/2quot x 11quot, 24 Lb, Pulsar Pink, Ream Of 500 Sheets • Office Depot Inc. $9.39 1 $9.39
DICE - RED W/WHITE DOTS, 12/ST • Sargent Welch $9.10 1 $9.10
Two-Color Counters, Red and White-Set of 200 • Teacher's School Supply $8.95 1 $8.95
Dice - Standard, 3 colors (Set of 36) • Delta Education $4.95 1 $4.95
Office Depot(R) Paper Clips, Jumbo, Box Of 100 Clips, Pack Of 10 Boxes • Office Depot Inc. $4.62 1 $4.62
Office Depot(R) Wood 2 Pencils, Medium Soft Lead, Pack Of 72 • Office Depot Inc. $2.68 1 $2.68

Materials cost

$58.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$88.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$19.35

Total project goal

$107.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$107.50

2 Donors

-$102.54

Donations toward project cost

-$88.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.02

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$0.00

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