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Ms. Gregory from Saint Louis MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Boosting Vocabulary

My students need to learn Greek and Latin root words and prefixes and suffixes in order to improve their vocabulary and reading comprehension.

  • $237 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students learn best with hands-on projects! They are great kids who sometimes feel like they don't have any chances in this world. They sometimes wonder, "Why do my best?"

They could do so much more if we had the resources and the opportunities for them to really see what they are able to do if they put their minds to work for them.

I believe in them as do all the teachers in our school, but many of them have little or no academic support at home to help them dream big and believe that they can reach their dreams with a little hard work and effort.

My Project

Vocabulary is the area that my students fail to grow in the most every year. I would like to get these resources, the Greek and Latin root word books and the prefixes and suffixes books and game to help them to grow their interest in learning new words and their meanings. It will also help them to express themselves better and more accurately in their writing. It will also help with their reading comprehension and reading fluency. My students start out in school at a disadvantage as to how many words they have been exposed too, it's time to grow.

Ms. Gregory
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Works Greek and Latin Roots - Grade Level 4 to 8 • Amazon Business $20.16 1 $20.16
Learning Works Greek and Latin Roots - Grade Level 4 to 8 • Amazon Business $20.16 1 $20.16
The Learning Works: Prefixes and Suffixes, Grades 4-8: Teaching Vocabulary to Improve Reading Comprehension • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
More Prefixes and Suffixes Gr. 4-6 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
More Greek and Latin Roots Gr. 4-8 • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Daily Word Ladders: Grades 4–6: 100 Reproducible Word Study Lessons That Help Kids Boost Reading, Vocabulary, Spelling & Phonics Skills—Independently! • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
TREND enterprises, Inc. Prefixes & Suffixes Bingo Game • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
Vocabulary Packets: Prefixes & Suffixes: Ready-to-Go Learning Packets That Teach 50 Key Prefixes and Suffixes and Help Students Unlock the Meaning of Dozens and Dozens of Must-Know Vocabulary Words • Amazon Business $10.58 1 $10.58
Vocabulary Packets: Greek & Latin Roots: Ready-to-Go Learning Packets That Teach 40 Key Roots and Help Students Unlock the Meaning of Dozens and Dozens of Must-Know Vocabulary Words • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Dictionary of Root Words: Greek and Latin Roots (English Word Power) (Volume 17) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dictionary of Prefixes and Suffixes: Useful English Affixes (English Word Power) (Volume 5) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Carson Dellosa Mark Twain Root Words, Prefixes, and Suffixes Bulletin Board Set (410070) • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29

Materials cost

$168.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$200.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.44

Total project goal

$236.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$236.26

1 Donor

-$200.82

Donations toward project cost

-$200.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.44

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$0.00

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