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Ms. P. from Charlotte NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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The cost of 11 games for this proposal is $190, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $190 goal

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How do you get high school students excited about learning parts of speech? Play Mad Libs! How do you get them to think on their feet? Play Scattergories and Cranium! How do you encourage them to vary their word choice? Play Scrabble! What do all these activities have in common? Two things - Learning and fun! Who knew those two words could go together in English class? I teach study skills and English at Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology. My students LOVE games! While I use a lot of my own, I've been thinking that adding regular board games could not only help my students learn, but also help my classroom management. When students do tasks correctly (get out their books quickly, for example), one minute of F.A.T. is added. FAT stands for Fun Activity Time. The way to make sure FAT still includes learning is to use these fun word games. I'm really excited about using this as a reward and classroom management system.

Ms. P.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cranium Tin Edition Cranium, Inc. • Barnes and Noble $31.45 1 $31.45
The Game of Scattergories Hasbro Games • Barnes and Noble $26.95 1 $26.95
Upwords Wood Box Game Hasbro • Barnes and Noble $17.95 1 $17.95
Scrabble Manufactured by Hasbro • Barnes and Noble $11.65 1 $11.65
Brain Building Games: 176 Fun Puzzles and tips to Develop Your Memory, Math, and Language Skills Allen D. Bragdon,David Gamon • Barnes and Noble $5.38 1 $5.38
Giant Book of Mensa Mind Challenges Mensa,Tim Sole,Jaime Poniachik,Karen Richards,Lea Poniachik,Rod Marshall,J.J. Mendoza Fernandez,Jamie Poniachik • Barnes and Noble $3.99 1 $3.99
Cool Mad Libs(Mad Libs Series) Roger Price,Leonard Stern • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad Libs: World's Greatest Word Game Roger Price,Leonard Stern • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Mad Libs Roger Price,Leonard Stern • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Off-the-Wall Mad Libs (Mad Libs Series) Roger Price,Leonard Stern • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Goofy Mad Libs: World's Greatest Party Game, Vol. 5 Roger Price,Leonard Stern • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59

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