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  • $586 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Castro
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

K-3 Scrambling for Letters, Sight Words and Word Families

My students need letters, sight word activities and word family activities to reinforce their daily learning of letters and words.

My Students

Do you remember when you were little and had to learn letters just by using paper and pencil? Or were you fortunate enough that you were exposed to educational activities that made learning more engaging? My students have not yet experienced using letters and words with colorful materials.

My special needs students are amazing to work with because they open their tiny hearts to me so I can nurture and educate them.

The kind of school they attend is a low social-economic/Title 1 School. The school provides education to over 900 students. At this school most children are on free or reduced lunch. Many of my students struggle with academics; however they work hard and try their best. They deserve the best education possible. Please help me help my students.

My Project

This is my first year teaching special needs students. My school budget only covers school supplies for my students. My students will be able to practice their letter skills daily by having these materials that I am requesting. It will encourage more independent skill practice. They will look forward to practicing their skills in making letters. The other activities are sight words and word families. It's very important to practice learning sight words and word families daily because they will run across these words in books. I strongly believe that the students will be more determined to learn the skills necessary to be successful at school. Please help me help my students.

The materials needed will increase letter recognition, writing skills and reading skills.

By having these materials it will give the students daily repetition on skills needed in school. The students will enjoy learning with these materials and strive to learn them quickly. Once learned it will be rewarding to see the students read and create words with letters.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF170X - Literature-Based Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
GG837 - English Alphabet Books • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
FF199 - Word Work Folder Game Library - Pre-K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
FF197 - Alphabet Folder Game Library - Pre-K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LL371 - Word Families Magnetic Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP173 - Launch It! Word Families Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
FF862 - Write & Wipe Sight-Word Tracers - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LL237 - Alphabet Magnetic Activity Tin • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LL697 - Trace & Write Alphabet Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
HH113 - Tub O’ Letters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
FF861 - Write & Wipe Sight-Word Tracers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
HH112 - Tub O’ Letters Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$460.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$497.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.85

Total project goal

$585.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$585.65

3 Donors

-$585.65

Donations toward project cost

-$497.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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