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Mrs. Roark from Littcarr KY is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

At the CORE of Learning II

I need alphabet linking letter monkeys to improve hands on teaching strategies in my classroom.

  • $251 goal

This project expired on February 28, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a group of first-grade students who live in the heart of the Appalachian mountains of Eastern Kentucky. There is an equal mix of girls and boys. They are fun-loving, bright, energetic, and extremely eager learners. They each absorb information like a sponge, and love learning.

They are at a very critical time in their life, the beginning stage of reading and writing.

Their focus should be on learning, rather than what they don't have or what they need to be successful in school.

My Project

I'm requesting six sets of alphabet linking monkeys to improve hands-on teaching strategies. I want to make it possible for students to experience a successful learning environment. These alphabet letters will allow me to do just that. I will be able to ensure students are competing on a global scale, rather than a state based level. I will be able to provide a hands-on resource to teach irregular words, one of the CORE standards. The deconstruction of each word will allow me to apply this CORE knowledge within the classroom, resulting in more definition within learning expectations and allowing for individualized education opportunities.

My students will have a better understanding of what they are learning and why they are learning it when I am equipped with the these alphabet linking monkeys.

Be a part of making this project a reality and give a gift that will continue to give year after year....the gift of knowledge, which is POWER! Thank you in advance for your support.

Mrs. Roark
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 43 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH879 - Linking Letter Monkeys - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 6 $179.94

Materials cost

$179.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.52

Total project goal

$250.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.16

1 Donor

-$110.37

Donations toward project cost

-$110.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$120.32

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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