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Mrs. Lynch from Gaithersburg MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

All Hands On Deck For An Amazing Pirate Adventure!

My students need educational pirate games and pirate decorations for our pirate room transformation in September in honor of both International Talk Like a Pirate Day AND GYTO Rock Your School Day!

  • $351 goal

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My Students

We stick with a routine everyday. My students come in and complete math minutes. Then it's time for language arts center rotations, math center rotations, science, social studies, specials, and then home. We dance to get our wiggles out! My deskless classroom allows for defined areas for centers. It also allows us room to work on projects. Every child has their own personal space.

I have 16 students.

Nine of them are ESOL students. Two students receive special education services. My school has a 65.1% FARMS rate. 42% of the students are ESOL students. 15% of the students are Special Ed students. Our mobility rate (entrants and withdrawals) is 16.7%.

My Project

Ahoy Mateys! Every year on September 19th, I celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day with my first graders. I've been able to integrate some fun activities into the day, but I'm ready to step up my game.

As part of the Get Your Teach On Rock Your School challenge, (which is September 20th,) I am going outside of my comfort zone and not only planning a pirate themed room transformation to coincide with International Talk Like a Pirate Day, but will create Pirate themed challenges that integrate the curriculum and go above and beyond what I've done in the past.

The pirate games and pirate decorations I am requesting will play an integral part of the room transformation and activities I am planning for that day.

Mrs. Lynch
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fun Express Polyester Pirate Bandanas - Pirate Party Favors (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $24.94 1 $24.94
Smiffy's Women's Pirate Lady Costume, Dress with Arms tied, Belt and Headpiece, Pirate, Serious Fun, Size 14-16, 20803 • Amazon Business $22.66 1 $22.66
Dozen Doubloons - A Pirate's Card Game: All New Card Game for One, Two, Three, or Four Players • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Learning Well Context Clues: Pirate Treasure Games, Level 2.0-3.5 • $18.52 1 $18.52
Pirate Ship Backdrop Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg) • Amazon Business $16.67 1 $16.67
RoomMates RMK1883GM Pirates Maps and Signs Peel and Stick Giant Wall Decals • Amazon Business $15.93 1 $15.93
Sargent Art Watercolor Magic 8Oz Pirate Gold Pack Of 3 (3PK-22-6018) • $15.72 1 $15.72
Joyin Toy 288 Pieces Pirate Gold Coins and Pirate Gems Jewelry Playset Pack Party Favor. (144 Coins+144 Gems) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Ocean & Sky Backdrop Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg) • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Beistle 29" x 3' 4" Weathered Pirate Flag 2/Pack • $12.74 1 $12.74
36 Bulk 12" Latex Pirate Skull & Cross Bones Birthday Party Balloons • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Beistle Pirate Photo Prop, Multicolored • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Knee-High Mismatched Pirate Socks by elope • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
A Pirate's Life for Me with CD • $9.34 1 $9.34
Fun Express Pirate Photo Booth Props - 12 Pieces • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
Pack Of 24 Felt Eye Patches - Pirate Eyepatches - Party Favors - Costume • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Fun Express Plastic 100 Foot Pirate Pennant Banner with 48 Flags (12" X 18") • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
HAYES SPECIALTIES 3' x 5' Jolly Roger Pirate Flag • Amazon Business $7.08 1 $7.08
Beistle 50008 Beware of Pirates Door Cover • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79

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