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Mrs. Murray from Alexis IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning is Spelled F-U-N!

My students need fun and engaging materials such as the LCD writing boards and word family dice to build their phonics, spelling, and reading skills.

  • $171 goal

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My Students

My students are learning disabled in reading, writing, and/or math, and many have attention issues. My experience with many of my students is that their lives away from school is often stressful, dramatic, and/or traumatic. Learning is very difficult for my students.

I am looking for ways to help engage my students into becoming better learners.

With their difficulty in reading and writing, spelling words and learning phonics and spelling patterns is a huge deficit for almost all of my students. I am looking for engaging ways for my students to learn to become better reading, writers, and spellers.

My Project

The requested products such as the LCD writing boards and word family dice will be used to help build up my special education students' spelling, phonics, and reading skills.

We practice spelling, writing, and decoding words on a daily basis.

Most of my students already believe that school is hard due to it the disabilities and focus challenges that endure every day. I look for activities that are FUN and ENGAGING for my students while they entire time they are learning and probably don't even realize it. Manipulatives help students with learning disabilities learn better by giving them some concrete and a visual to help remember.

Although I have a small number of students in my room, many of them spend a good part of their day with me. I need to have a variety of activities to work on to keep their interest and help them achieve their goals.

Mrs. Murray
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LCD Writing Board Drawing Board New Arrival Writing Tablet Great Gift for Kids Writing Pad for Ault Useful at Office 8.5 Inch (Black) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
LCD Writing Board Drawing Board New Arrival Writing Tablet Great Gift for Kids Writing Pad for Ault Useful at Office 8.5 Inch (Blue) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Matching Letter Game (New Version) - Spelling Games, Memory Puzzle, Word Recognition for 4 Years & Up with Flash Cards, Wooden Alphabet Letters by VSBests • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Reading Dice, Word Family Dice, Phonics Game • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Appletters: Spelling and Word Tile Game By Bananagrams • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Trend Enterprises Spellominoes Challenge Cards (56 Piece) • Amazon Business $6.12 1 $6.12

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