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Ms. Simms from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Vocabulary to Prepare Students for the Future

My students need a Latin Dictionary to keep up with the vocabulary they are learning and an English Dictionary and Thesaurus to build vocabulary.

  • $552 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Middle school is a time full of excitement and transition and my students are facing it head on. They are curious, inquisitive, intellectual and excited for whats to come. They are getting ready for high school, college and whatever lies ahead of them.

They have discussions and debates and are working hard to build creative and critical thinking skills.

They work towards our goals in the future by building those skills now. They also are passionate about collaboration and teamwork.

My Project

These materials will make a difference to allow my students to build vocabulary both in English and in Latin. They are used to only using the vocabulary they know but I want them to have access to more words than they knew existed.

I want to build English vocabulary through both English words and their Latin roots.

When teaching Latin, most of the vocabulary on Google translate is incorrect or poorly done, I want them to see a dictionary that real scholars use. I want them to feel like they are in a higher level class building real language skills.

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

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This project will reach 114 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus, Newest Edition (c) 2014 • Amazon Business $8.99 25 $224.75
Cassell's Concise Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary • Amazon Business $7.34 25 $183.50

Materials cost

$408.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$468.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.74

Total project goal

$551.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$551.61

3 Donors

-$183.87

Donations toward project cost

-$156.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.58

match offer

-$367.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$312.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.16

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$0.00

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