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Ms. Leuck from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

CVC Activities and Games

My students need hands-on materials and games to help them to learn to segment and blend simple words.

  • $185 goal

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My Students

I teach 26 very happy and exuberant 1st graders. We are a classroom community of learners, where I have high expectations for my students and want to see them reach their fullest potential.

We are located in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago which is home to a large Mexican-American community.

Most of my students are bilingual and 97% of them qualify for the free lunch program. Many of my students have difficult home lives and lack the foundational skills needed to be successful readers. It is my job to close that gap while fostering a love of reading and of school.

My students are active learners and benefit from hands on activities and games. I try to make learning fun, collaborative, and engaging!

My Project

My students need more practice segmenting and blending CVC words. They need to learn to connect the sounds together so that when they encounter bigger words in their reading they are able to effectively sound them out.

Students will use the CVC games to help them master the skill of blending letter sounds and reading simple words.

This will help solidify their foundational skills to set them up for future success in reading.

The materials will be used both independently in centers and in small groups during guided reading.

The stacking flipbooks and games will help develop skills in building simple words, identifying beginning, middle and ending sounds, and decoding. The phonics stamp set will give students practice with beginning, middle, and ending sounds and reading simple words. The twist and turn letters will give students practice with reading CVC words by changing just one letter, just 2 letters, or all three. With these learning materials my students will gain the solid foundation they need to be strong readers!

Ms. Leuck
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT331 - Stack & Build Phonics Flip Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG294 - Fill-In-The-Blank Phonics Stamps - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG809 - Stack & Build Simple Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD316 - Twist & Turn 3-Letter Word Builders - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$124.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.68

Total project goal

$184.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.51

1 Donor

-$184.51

Donations toward project cost

-$156.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.68

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$0.00

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