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Mrs. Orndorff from Kansas City MO is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

An Irresistible Introduction to Letters!

My students need Help-Yourself Language Trays and Best-Buy Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My class wants to achieve their dreams! I teach kindergarten in an inner-city Kansas school. My class is made up of students who live in poverty, speak little English, and need special education services and interventions. Despite all of these challenges, my student want to excel and meet their goals in life. Most of our students are failing their state assessments because of their inability to read.

I need more resources and creative ideas to teach my students the basics of recognizing and writing their letters so that they can go on to become successful in school and in life.

None of my students come to school with the basic knowledge of letter identification. To help students with this skill, I take at least an hour of every day to do literacy centers. During this time I have students grouped into smaller groups so that I can rotate them to me to get extra help. I need basic literacy supplies such as ABC matching and dry erase markers for writing so that my students will have things that they can work on without my assistance during this time.

Your help will ensure that my students get an extra boost in their reading skills; this could possibly change their life!

Mrs. Orndorff
Grades PreK-2
  • Derrick Thomas Academy
  • Kansas City, MO

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD590X - Help-Yourself Language Trays - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
DD338 - Best-Buy Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $27.95 1 $27.95

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