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Ms. Leistman from Brooklyn NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Games for English Language Arts

Help me give my students board games like Grasping Grammar Game and puzzles to make learning fun!

  • $438 goal

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My Students

One of the main goals of our middle school is to promote literacy across all content areas. As an English teacher, I believe that the foundation begins in my classroom and extends throughout the halls of our school and beyond.

Being in a low-income/high poverty area with almost all students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, many of my students do not have access to games and books that can help them learn basic English Language Arts concepts.

Some also do not have parents or other family members to help reinforce the skills learned in class because of language barriers and other issues.

My Project

Children learn through play. It's a fact that has been proven through many research studies. This is what is missing in my classroom. I want students to have fun and learn in a way that engages them. I want my reluctant students to be excited to practice vocabulary and spelling. I want those students who have limited vocabularies to have a means to learn how context clues can help them when they're reading their books. I believe that, through the use of these games, students will be more engaged in their learning and will actually seek out opportunities to put the skills that they're learning to practical use. I am looking to obtain the following games: Word for Word, Grasping Grammar, Words Galore, The Great Word Race, Super Sleuth Vocabulary Game, and I Have Who Has for ELA.

Ms. Leistman
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources - Word For Word Phonics Game • Teachers' School Supply $39.99 2 $79.98
Talicor Inc - The Great Word Race Game • Teachers' School Supply $24.99 2 $49.98
Wiebe Carlson Associates - Words Galore • Teachers' School Supply $24.99 2 $49.98
Wiebe Carlson Associates - Grasping Grammar Game • Teachers' School Supply $24.99 2 $49.98
SUPER SLEUTH VOCABULARY GAME • Teachers' School Supply $19.99 2 $39.98
I Have Who Has Language Arts Gr 5-6 • Teachers' School Supply $16.99 2 $33.98

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