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  • $400 goal

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Mrs. Istre
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Improvement of Vocabulary & Abstract Thinking

My students need games to strengthen their vocabulary along with their higher level thinking skills and sentence building.

My Students

Most of my students come to school with well below average vocabularies. I would like to provide them with a fun learning experience to strengthen both their vocabulary and higher level thinking skills.

Our school is a public elementary school in a lower economic area of Texas.

A good many of my students are English Language Leaners with low vocabulary and comprehension skills. All of the students I work with are either labeled as dyslexic or are in the lower 5% of their classes - meaning many times they are working well below their grade level.

My Project

We all know kids love to play games. My students love it when they get to play games. When they get to play games while learning it's a win/win for everyone! The students will be able to use the requested games to build up their vocabulary knowledge as well as working on their higher level thinking skills. We are requesting games focusing on skills such as author's purpose, vocabulary, homophones, antonyms, text structure, idioms, and sentence building.

I think that if my class receives these games they will improve vocabulary skills that will help them in all subject areas.

At home they do not generally get much vocabulary stimulation and this could really help their vocabulary grow. In playing the abstract games my students could learn simple ways to interpret or read between the lines in stories. This will help them on the implicit questions in most of their subjects as well.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GAME COMPREHENSION AT THE ABSTRACT RED LEVEL 2.0-3.5 SET OF 6 • School Specialty $123.49 1 $123.49
GAME WORDS GALORE • School Specialty $25.64 1 $25.64
BIG BOX OF SENTENCE BUILDING GAME • School Specialty $22.79 1 $22.79
GAME TEXT STRUCTURE WHATS THE SCOOP RED LEVEL 2.0-3.5 • School Specialty $21.46 1 $21.46
GAME VOCABULARY BUILDING STARWORDS LEVEL 2.0-3.5 • School Specialty $21.46 1 $21.46
GAME AUTHORS PURPOSE ANIMAL ADVENTURE RED LEVEL 2.0-3.5 • School Specialty $21.46 1 $21.46
GAME LAST ONE STAND CAT AND MOUSE IDIOMS • School Specialty $13.67 1 $13.67
GAME LAST ONE STAND ANT PICNIC ANTONYMS AND SYNONUMS • School Specialty $13.67 1 $13.67
GAME LAST ONE STAND NIGHT KNIGHTS HOMOPHONES • School Specialty $13.67 1 $13.67

Materials cost

$277.31

Vendor shipping charges

$27.73

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$339.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.86

Total project goal

$399.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$399.06

5 Donors

-$393.76

Donations toward project cost

-$339.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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