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Ms. Matesan from Charlotte NC is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

ESL Students Want to Have Fun Learning English

My students need 7 learning resources, including a Bingo Games Learning Library, 4 Guess Who? Games and a Magnetic Story Board.

  • $384 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Learn by playing!" The best way children learn is when they play.

Most of my students have recently come to the USA, their mother tongue being Spanish.

They are smart children and, given the chance, they will become successful American citizens. Their ages are between 5 and 8 so they are still willing to play more than to learn.

My Project

If, instead of giving them long lists of words to memorize, we play Bingo with those words, they will learn without even thinking about learning. On the other hand, when it comes to Reading and Writing, using magnetic letters or words can be so much funnier than using a paper and a pen.

Think about children between 5 and 8 years old who come to school from a family in which the members speak a little or no English at all.

Think about all the vocabulary they need to learn so that they can respond to everyday school requests and you will see why we need to help them. They do want to learn but they also do want to play. Thank you!

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Ms. Matesan
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FG651 - Guess Who? Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 4 $99.96
GT324 - U.S.A. Map Puzzle • Lakeshore Learning $16.99 1 $16.99
RR729 - Rhyming Words Picture Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LA288 - Extra Magnetic Board • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
LA286 - More Magnetic Words • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
LC1639 - Magnetic Story Board • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
JJ390X - Bingo Games Learning Library - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $89.95 1 $89.95

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