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Mr. Schmidt from Milwaukee WI is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Language Arts Puzzles Needed to Enhance Learning

My students need language arts puzzles.

  • $160 goal

This project expired on August 8, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The challenge facing my students is lack of motivation. My students need new materials, such as these puzzles, to engage them in learning.

My 31 inner city first graders are from a very poor area.

Most of my first graders qualify for free or reduced lunch and breakfast at school. These students are hard workers and try to be successful. However, it is very difficult for them to succeed because I don't have the fun materials in class that they need.

My Project

The puzzles I am requesting will help motivate students to learn in a fun way. Students will get to explore the English language through use of manipulatives. The puzzles will teach children about various parts of the language. While students are working on these puzzles, they will be learning about rhyming words, compound words, irregular plurals, homonyms, synonyms and other language related materials.

The project materials are very critical to the success of my first graders.

These puzzles will offer my students a chance to succeed at something. The impact on my students will be evident in their willingness to learn and engage in language arts lessons. My students will use these materials in a proper manner to enhance the lessons taught in reading and writing lessons.

Mr. Schmidt
Grades PreK-2
  • Sixty-Fifth Street Elementary School
  • Milwaukee, WI
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 31 students.

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CARDS PUZZLE BASIC SKILLS READING SET OF 11 • School Specialty Inc. $109.25 1 $109.25

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