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Ms. Atluri from Victorville CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Language Activities to Help My Students Soar

My students need new games and activities such as a photo language library, snap and pop beads, and various reinforcing language and articulation activities to help them achieve their speech and language goals.

  • $341 goal

This project expired on June 14, 2018.

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My Students

I work with Preschool through 6th grade students who have speech and language issues. Some of them don't even talk, and some have articulation and language issues. Articulation practice can be boring and repetitive. To counteract this boredom, I try to make speech a fun and engaging place where they can both practice their articulation skills and have fun doing it.

My students attend a neighborhood school in a low socioeconomic area.

I work with both general education and special education students. They are bright, wonderful students who love to learn even with their many difficulties. My students have various articulation issues ranging from the simple misprosuction of a sound to being completely intelligible. They love coming to speech and working hard to overcome their difficulties. To increase speech practice, we play games after we work hard!

My Project

These materials will help benefit my students from TK to 6th grade achieve their speech and language goals. My students have articulation delays, and expressive and receptive language delays. The materials will help make coming to speech fun, because we often do a lot of drill and practice to help them meet their goals. The materials will be used in a variety of ways to reach my student's individual goals to help them make gains in their ability to communicate and to improve their social interactions with others around them.

Communication is the key to social interactions and when students experience a communication barrier such as stuttering, articulation delays and expressive language disorders, their social interactions with others are severely impacted.

Articulation practice can often be very boring since in order to make progress, the best way to meet their goals is repetion and lots of it! These board games will help make the task a little more fun because there is a reward at the end for practicing their sounds. To make the students want to practice, I often use games in the classroom to keep my students engaged. These new games will help me do exactly that!

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

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BR863 - Snap & Pop Beads • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
AA248 - Building Language Photo Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Speech Class Rules • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
TR671 - Poppa’s Pizza Topple Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Learning Resources Time Tracker Mini Visual Timer • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
BLUE ORANGE GAMES Go Gelato Logic Race Game for Kids • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
BLUE ORANGE GAMES Dr. Microbe Science Speed Logic Board Game • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Educational Insights Shelby's Snack Shack Game • Amazon Business $13.45 1 $13.45
The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 11) • Amazon Business $9.54 1 $9.54
The Slippery Slope (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 10) • Amazon Business $8.28 1 $8.28

Materials cost

$234.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$289.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.00

Total project goal

$340.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$340.01

1 Donor

-$340.01

Donations toward project cost

-$289.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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