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Mrs. Boltjes from Lexington SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy Is Fun

My students need these Hot Dot Cards, Buddy Bags and IHaveWhoHas games to challenge and enhance their learning.

  • $257 goal

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My Students

I currently teach in a Title I school. It is my job to reach all of my students and turn them into lifelong learners. I have twenty two students who are eager to learn. I have three students who receive resource and two students who are currently in an RTI Pullout Program. I have several students who are reading and writing below grade level and then I have several high students functioning on a third-grade level.

My classroom is full of diversity.

I have my Masters in Divergent Learning, and I want to be able to reach all of my students. Helping all of my students reach their learning goals is essential to their success academically, emotionally, and socially.

My Project

I am requesting items to enhance Literacy in my classroom. I am asking for the book buddy bags because the ziplock bags that I currently use are falling apart and do not hold up well. The students take home books daily and these book buddy bags are durable. I am also asking for colorful sentence strips so that students can write their goal they are working on and we can tape it to their desk as a reminder. I saw a fellow colleague do this and it looked amazing.

Learning needs to be challenging, fun, and engaging, kids still need to be kids.

I am also requesting more Hot Dot Cards to have more options for my students. I am asking for the higher level academic vocabulary cards to challenge my higher readers as well as the card set on grade level for those needing that set. There is also a High-Frequency Words Card Set that I would like to add to their options. I am also asking for the I Have Who Has Game and the Academic Vocabulary one as well. I think this will help make learning fun in those few minutes of down time during transitions.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Book Buddy Bags - Set of 30 • Nasco $39.95 1 $39.95
Hot Dots High-Frequency Words Card Set • Nasco $17.25 1 $17.25
I HaveWho Has Academic Vocabulary - Gr. 2-3 • Nasco $16.95 1 $16.95
I Have Who Has Game - Grades 1-2 • Nasco $15.95 1 $15.95
Hot Dots Academic Vocabulary Card Set - Gr. 1-3 • Nasco $15.95 1 $15.95
Hot Dots Academic Vocabulary Card Set - Gr. 4-6 • Nasco $15.95 1 $15.95
Roylco Highlighter Strips • Nasco $14.95 1 $14.95
Magnetic Sentence Strips • Nasco $13.50 1 $13.50
Sentence Strips • Nasco $8.50 1 $8.50

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