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Mrs. Letko from Joliet IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Competing for Comprehension

Help me give my students a variety of games to help them practice reading comprehension in a fun way!

  • $288 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a low-income area that serves students in grades Pre-K through fifth. Our students often have to face many challenges outside of school that greatly impact their performance within the school.

Many students began the year several years behind, but they still come to school everyday ready and eager to learn things, with smiles on their faces.

Though our students may not be on grade level, we work everyday to ensure that they are making growth and that they see it!

My Project

My students love learning, but something that they always struggle with is comprehension. In recent years, students are coming to read fluently, but they get 'stuck' at certain reading levels because they struggle to be able to dig deeper into the text. They can answer some basic recall questions, but they really need to work on answering more difficult questions.

Students enjoy competing in any kind of games, so what better way to get them to master the skills than competing for comprehension!

These materials will help the students to be able to practice the skills that they need without realizing that they are learning. Students can have fun and learn too with these comprehension games and BINGO sets.

Happy kids, happy teacher!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF320X - Reading Comprehension Bingo Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
EE447 - Author’s Craft Figurative Language Comprehension Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LL862 - Nonfiction Comprehension Quickie Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP576 - Match & Sort Reading Comprehension Quickies - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG624 - Extra! Extra!: Informational Text Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC441 - Can Do! Reading Literature Game - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC442 - Can Do! Reading Informational Text Game - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
FF323 - Context Clues Bingo • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$210.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.07

Total project goal

$287.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.15

4 Donors

-$282.01

Donations toward project cost

-$241.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.05

match offer

-$2.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$2.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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