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Ms. Maxwell from North Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Read

Help me give my students engaging activities to help them learn to read.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Special Education Resource teacher. The students I work with have varying needs and abilities. My students come from low income families and have very little experience with the world around them. The area my school is in is considered a food desert since they don't have a grocery store in their community. They continue to work hard despite their disabilities and their background. My students have a variety of learning styles and need a lot of assistance and resources to be successful.

My Project

My special needs students are performing below their grade level peers when it comes to their reading skills. They have short attention spans and have a hard time focusing on reading activities that aren't engaging to them. I like to make learning fun for them by providing reading games and activities that are engaging so they can focus and don't even realize that we are learning while we are playing. This is why phonological awareness puzzles would use learning and fun all in one. I also want to do some repetitive activities with them so that they can remember what they are learning. That’s why touch and read CVC word match would be helpful. Most of my students need a lot of repetition before they can master a skill.

Ms. Maxwell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 9 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE905X - Phonological Awareness Learning Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
TT303 - Road to Reading Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GG369 - Touch & Read CVC Words Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL961 - Teaching Phonemic Awareness Skills Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
100 Write And Learn Sight Word Practice Pages • Teachers' School Supply $15.99 1 $15.99
Cut & Paste Sight Words Sentences • Teachers' School Supply $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$185.94

Vendor shipping charges

$2.86

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.10

Total project goal

$260.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.69

1 Donor

-$260.69

Donations toward project cost

-$221.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.10

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$0.00

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