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  • $174 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Kitchens
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Creating A College Culture

My students need to be better prepared for college by expanding their vocabulary and preparing for college entrance exams. They need aids, like the Kaplan ACT in a Box, "Flocabulary: The Hip-Hop Approach to SAT-Level Vocabulary" and "Hot Words for the SAT."

My Students

Every student deserves the opportunity to reach his highest potential. My students have had obstacles in their lives that could hinder the possibilities. By improving their vocabulary, they will be prepared to tackle the college admission process.

In the AVID program, students are selected based on their ability to perform college level work, but typically have an obstacle that would keep them from college admittance.

Often, these students lack the vocabulary to score well on college admission tests. By providing additional resources, the playing field will be leveled thereby allowing these students an opportunity for success.

My Project

Reading and vocabulary is integral for success in all classes. By improving the vocabulary of each student, academic improvement should be seen across the board in students grades. Providing creative resources will allow for differentiation of assignments and make learning fun!

Having a large vocabulary produces a wide variety of advantages.

Students can express themselves more precisely while communication with others and participating in the world around them. With an improvement in a student's vocabulary, test scores will improve and more doors will open to students.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Pact : Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream • AKJ Books $11.68 5 $58.40
Kaplan ACT in a Box Kaplan Higher Education Staff • AKJ Books $14.56 1 $14.56
Flocabulary: The Hip-Hop Approach to SAT-Level Vocabulary Bu • AKJ Books $13.83 1 $13.83
Barron''s Grammar Workbook for the SAT, ACT and More • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Picture These SAT Words in a Flash Philip Geer • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Hot Words for the SAT Linda Carnevale • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29

Materials cost

$115.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$147.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.06

Total project goal

$173.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$173.76

2 Donors

-$120.00

Donations toward project cost

-$102.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

match offer

-$53.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$45.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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