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Mrs. Freeze from Akron OH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Better Than Fortnite

Help me give my students fun opportunities to improve phonemic awareness and become better readers.

  • $571 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the most amazing individuals. I really wish you could meet them. They are so full of personality! They embrace learning in such a way that I would be proud to invite anyone in our room to engage in the process.

These kiddos are so appreciative and eager to try new things and solve new problems.

Learning to read in first grade can be challenging and frustrating at times. I try to differentiate my lessons so all learners can succeed. I love to make it fun for the students.

I want them to run through their front door at the end of the day excited to share their day at school! I love to greet excited, smiling faces every morning!

My Project

The CVC Word Work Center, Twist and Turn 3-Letter Word Builders, Fishing for Sight Words, and I Can Build Simple Words helps early readers build phonemic awareness and become for fluent readers. These hands-on learning games provide students with the opportunity to build words. Sounding out simple 3-letter words is a reading strategy that helps students become more fluent readers. Identifying sight words is also a strategy to build more fluent readers. Students should know basic sight words automatically without having to apply any reading strategies. These games will be used as practice during Daily 5 and in a small group setting with me.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT507 - Fishing for Sight-Words - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 6 $149.94
LL800X - Phonics Magnetic Sorting Tiles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
DD691 - CVC Word Work Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
EE809 - Magnetic Fishing Poles - Set of 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 3 $38.97
HH747 - Pop & Match Middle Sounds Game Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
TT194 - I Can Build Simple Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF429 - Build-A-Word! Magnet Board - 3-Letter Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD316 - Twist & Turn 3-Letter Word Builders - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$448.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$485.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.60

Total project goal

$570.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$570.69

11 Donors

-$557.46

Donations toward project cost

-$485.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.37

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.23

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$0.00

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