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Mrs. Marcotte from Naples FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let the Games Begin!

Help me give my students new games and materials to improve reading comprehension.

  • $190 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is made up of 20 amazing learners. They come to class ready to learn despite the obstacles they face prior to stepping foot in the classroom.

We are a Title I school and almost all of my students are English language learners.

My students love coming to school because I make learning fun. My students work hard each and every day. Unfortunately, they need supplies that I can’t provide on my own. This includes games and materials to improve reading comprehension.

My Project

Diane Ackerman said, "Play is our brain's favorite way of learning." I believe that one of the best ways to engage students is through play!

I'm requesting games and materials to help improve listening and reading comprehension.

Fun and challenging board games that foster reading comprehension will keep my students engaged, boost their reading comprehension skills, and give them the opportunity to practice social skills such as turn taking.

I am especially excited to try the "Extra! Extra! Informational Text" game. Children will read and answer questions about informational text to progress throughout the neighborhood and deliver their newspapers! This game develops skills in reading informational text, identifying the main topic, determining the meaning of words and phrases, and recognizing and using text features. These are skills that my students need significant support with.

I've also included cards that have short stories on them. Students have to listen to the story and be able to answer questions based on what they heard. This daily practice will really help my English Language Learners with their listening comprehension.

I am confident that regular use of these materials in conjunction with direct reading instruction will enhance my students' listening and reading comprehension making them BETTER READERS!!! They will also be building their love of reading!

Mrs. Marcotte
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG441 - Early Comprehension Story Wheels • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DR241 - Daily Reading Comprehension Activities - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG624 - Extra! Extra!: Informational Text Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
EE821 - Picture It! Daily Comprehension Activities - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Super Duper Publications Auditory Memory for Details in Sentences Fun Deck Cards Educational Learning Resource for Children • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95

Materials cost

$128.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.38

Total project goal

$189.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$189.22

2 Donors

-$95.00

Donations toward project cost

-$80.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

match offer

-$94.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.13

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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