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Mrs. Newman from West Jordan UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Expanding Kindergarten Comprehension and Writing Skills

Help me give my students Draw & Write Journals, magnetic write & wipe boards, Ready to Write Prompts, and additional literacy materials.

  • $975 goal

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My Students

Early childhood learning is unique. Research shows that students retain information best when they are learning it through hands-on activities and discovery, instead of just listening to a teacher talk.

I love to see how the children learn, grow, and develop in different ways and on different levels.

I live for the moments when those children discover that they can do something that was previously hard for them, or find something new that interest them and they want to learn more about!

Providing opportunities for the students in my class to learn and try developing their new skills is a hope of mine from year to year.

My Project

Kindergarten is always an interesting grade to teach as you have some students come into class knowing nothing and others who are reading and beginning to comprehend far beyond where they are expected. It is often difficult to allow those who are ahead to continue in their progression because we end up spending the most time catching up those struggling students in our class.

Students who are learning at a more advanced level deserve the chance to continuing growing and I need help to allow this to happen within my classroom.

The items on my project will allow the more advanced students in my classroom to learn the process of writing and to continue in their comprehension of the more difficult texts they are reading.

In our writing journals we will be able to utilize the storytelling cubes, sequencing cards, and many of the other center items to help build a story and then eventually turn those journal entries into a completed and finalized story book.

Often the students who come into my class reading at a higher level read very well but struggle to understand what they are reading. Using the non-fiction and fiction comprehension cards and cubes I plan to build on the knowledge they have and continue pushing them to expand upon their knowledge.

Mrs. Newman
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 105 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR630 - Draw & Write Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 3 $104.97
LL786X - Double-Sided Magnetic Write & Wipe Mini Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.99 2 $77.98
FF315 - Alphabet Mystery Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP567 - Ready to Write! Prompt Box - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP469 - Reading Comprehension Practice Cards - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP669 - Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Practice Cards - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LL939 - Teaching Comprehension Skills Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG737 - Sight-Word Steps • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP623 - Blends & Digraphs Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL843 - Nonfiction Sequence & Write Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP624 - Vowel Teams Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
MN6 - Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
AA374 - Blank Softcover Books - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
DD338 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
LL904 - Storyteller Writing Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Spot On Bright Stars Carpet Markers 4-inch (TCR77047) • Amazon Business $10.90 2 $21.80
24-Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser – Magnetic Dry Erasers Bulk for Dry Erase Pens and Markers, Winking Face Design, Ideal for Kids, Home, School, and Office, 4 Colors, 1.9 x 0.7 x 1.9 Inches • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Dry Erase Pockets 12pc [10” x 13”] +Free PENS +Bonus 900 Downloadable Worksheets! Write and Wipe Reusable Plastic Sheet Protectors for Classroom Organization & Teaching Supplies by Teachers Toolbox • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
FF958 - 4-Scene Sequencing Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
XIAOYU 12 PCK Colorful Dry Erase Dots Circles,Colorful Dry Erase Circles for Classroom Tables Desk,Colorful Dry Erase Dots Circles Whiteboard Marker Removable Vinyl Stickers Wall for Students • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Learning Resources Retell A Story Cubes, 6 Foam Cubes, Reading & Listening comprehension, Set of 6, Grades 1+, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $12.47 1 $12.47
Learning Resources Writing Prompt Cubes • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
SCT0859 - Chalk It Up! Pencil Accents • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.49 1 $6.49
NF9765 - Rainbow Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 1 $5.99
SCD122039 - You Are a Star! Nameplates • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

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