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Mrs. Contuzzi from Paterson NJ is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Center Time!

My students need the Prefixes & Suffixes center games to help reinforce Grade 3 Common Core Standards. The Neighborhood Jobs Math sharpen math skills.

  • $203 goal

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My Students

Our day begins early because students receive free breakfast. Often it is challenging to keep students occupied when I am working in small groups. My goal is to guide students to work independently in small groups with these Center games while I am working with my small group.

My students are mostly of Hispanic descent.

Our school is in an urban area. We are a Pre-K to 8th grade building. Our class size will increase from about 24 to 35 this fall. Unfortunately, I will not have an aide and many students need extra help to grasp and comprehend skills needed.

My Project

The math and literacy center games will enrich many of my students while I am working in small groups. They will be one of the many activities I provide to reinforce skills learned. Vocabulary building will increase comprehension. Even the math games involve reading and both involve group interaction. Both games involve Grade 3 Common Core standards.

The donations I receive for this project will make group work more fun.

Students will be excited to work together and help each other learn. My students will enjoy taking a break from paper, pencil and computers!

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Mrs. Contuzzi
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 35 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP974 - Using Prefixes & Suffixes Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP647 - What’s My Word? Prefixes & Suffixes Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG885 - Kooky Carnival: Context Clues Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
CC136 - Common Core Reproducible Math Activities - Grade 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
DD889 - Neighborhood Jobs Math - Operations & Algebraic Thinking Problem Solving Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
CC523 - Common Core Daily Language Practice - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD105 - Black Write & Wipe Markers - Thin-Line - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.19 1 $3.19

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