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Mrs. Torres from Rochester NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fostering the LOVE of Reading!

Help me give my students fun and creative ways to help close the reading gaps caused by the pandemic!

  • $558 goal

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My Students

I teach in a high poverty, high needs urban district. This year is the first year back to full time school for our student population since March 2020. This year I am tasked with supporting our students as a Reading Interventionist. Therefore, I am working with the kids who have fallen significantly behind in reading. I am trying to create unique and creative ways to engage them and am hoping for some help in getting some resources to help in doing so!

My Project

These materials will be used to supplement the Reading Intervention program being used during small groups. In addition to delivering intervention, I want to supply kids with fun and engaging games to foster collaboration, communication, and love for learning! The games included in my wish list will not only help students make gains in reading but will allow them to have fun at the same time.

The kids I service are 2 or more grade levels behind in reading and most have lost the love for reading because of this.

My goal is to restore their confidence and love for reading through play!

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 35 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Comprehension Game Trio: Main Idea, Summary & Inference - Grades 2-3 • Amazon Business $60.44 1 $60.44
Hasbro Scrabble Deluxe Edition (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
4-Piece Multi-Function Electronic Timer, Kitchen Timer, Learning Management Timer, Suitable for Kitchen, Study, Work, Exercise Training, Outdoor Activities(not Including Battery). • Amazon Business $12.98 3 $38.94
Whaply Small Mini Flashlights Pack of 30,Assorted Colors,New Type Cob Light,With Battery • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Players compete against each other in this fast-paced word-building game • Amazon Business $28.98 1 $28.98
4E's Novelty 16 Read to Self Phone, Whisper Phones for Reading [16 Pack] Auditory Feedback, Hear Myself Sound Phone - Accelerate Reading Fluency, Comprehension & Pronunciation - Speech Therapy Toys • Amazon Business $26.98 1 $26.98
Wordplay for Kids - Board Game for Ages 6 to 12 • Amazon Business $25.75 1 $25.75
Coogam Magnetic Letters 234 Pcs , Uppercase Lowercase Foam Alphabet ABC Fridge Magnets, Educational Toy Set for Classroom Kids Learning Spelling with Magnetic Board and Storage Box • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
Edupress Reading Comprehension Games Teaching Material (EP61082) • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
12 Pieces Pocket Size Mini Calculators Handheld Angled 8-Digit Display Calculator Basic Standard Calculators Small Accounting Desktop Calculator for Office School and Home • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Junior Learning 6 Comprehension Games, Multi, (Model: JL406), 10.25 H x 2.5 L x 7.75 W • Amazon Business $17.59 1 $17.59
Learning Resources Pop for Blends Game, Phonics Game, 2-4 Players, 92 Cards, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
See Shout Spell - Spelling Word Search Card Game for Kids 6+ • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Daily Word Ladders: Grades 2–3: 100 Reproducible Word Study Lessons That Help Kids Boost Reading, Vocabulary, Spelling & Phonics Skills―Independently! • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
Colorful Dry Erase Dots Circles Whiteboard Marker Removable Vinyl Stickers Spots Wall Decals for School Classroom Teachers Students Table & Desk (White, 8 Pack) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Learning Resources Snap It Up! Phonics & Reading Card Game, Homeschool, Reading Game, 90 Cards Included, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Guided Reading Strips Highlight Strips Colored Overlay Highlight Bookmarks Help with Dyslexia for Crystal Children and Teacher Supply Assistant (18) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
TREND ENTERPRISES, INC. - T-6140 TREND enterprises, Inc. Prefixes & Suffixes Bingo Game • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Synonyms Bingo Game • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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