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Mrs. Verissimo from Kittery Point ME is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Liven Up Our Literacy Learning!

Help me give my students engaging literacy games that they can use at centers to strengthen their reading and writing skills!

  • $373 goal

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My Students

I am a first-grade teacher at a K-3 school in southern Maine. The school that I work at has a diverse community of learners with a wide range of financial security. Located in close proximity to a naval base, we have a large population of military families, so roster changes throughout the school year are frequent. Our school works hard to be a place where the needs of all students are met, and we are invested in helping children to be caring and well-rounded learners.

I love the energy and enthusiasm that each of my first graders brings to our classroom.

Along with that energy comes a unique personality and learning style. I work hard to get to know each of my students and to find different ways to help them do their best learning in my classroom each day.

My Project

During our daily reading block, students hear stories read aloud, take part in whole group reading instruction and have independent reading time with books at their level. After this, I meet with small groups of readers to provide reading instruction that is specific to their needs. While I meet with small groups, the rest of the class rotates through literacy centers.

The centers that students visit need to be engaging and easy to understand so that students can work without the help of an adult, they also need to provide students with opportunities to practice skills that they will need to strengthen in order to grow as readers and writers.

This project will provide differentiated sight word games, as well as games to work on vowel sounds, word families, phonics, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, comprehension and more!

Mrs. Verissimo
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH410X - Can Do! Reading Games - Gr. 1-2 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
TT460X - Tower of Sight-Words Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC1639 - Magnetic Story Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE948 - Sight-Words Giant Activity Dice • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

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