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Ms. Schiltz from Tacoma WA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make & Take Flash Cards for Struggling Readers K-5

My students need supplies to make flash cards that they can take home each night to practice basic sight words.

  • $232 goal

This project expired on April 11, 2018.

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My Students

"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child." Dr. Seuss

After several years in a first and second grade classroom I am now a kindergarten through 5th grade Title I teacher that focuses on teaching reading to the most struggling readers.

Their home lives may not be ideal, but I make sure their classroom life is everything and more that they could have ever imagined. I serve a diverse population of learners. I teach in a Title I school, and 98% of the students receive free/reduced-price lunch. My students struggle in reading, writing and math.

My Project

I am requesting supplies for students to make flash cards of words that they are struggling with. First grade students are expected to know 300 sight words by the end of first grade, but I am working with struggling upper grade students (grades 4 and 5) who still do not know these fundamental words.

I would like to collaborate with students to make flash cards of the words that they have yet to master, so they can take these home and night to practice with their families!

I would like basic supplies, such as: book rings, index cards, and flash card paper to make this happen! These supplies should sustain my Title 1 math and reading classroom for over two years!!

Ms. Schiltz
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 55 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Debra Dale Designs Small Blank Study Flash Card - 3-1/2 x 2 Inches - 5 Colors - 1,100 Cards - Storage Dispenser Box With Lid - Our Least Expensive Blank Color Flash Cards - Product Made in the U.S.A. • Amazon Business $12.89 3 $38.67
Clipco Book Rings Assorted Sizes Small, Medium and Large Nickel Plated (250-Pack) • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
Debra Dale Designs - 560 Small Blank Study Flash Cards - Single Hole Punched - 5 Rings - 3-1/2" x 2" - 8 Astrobrights Cardstock Colors - 70 Each Color - Premium Heavy 100# Cover Card Stock • Amazon Business $28.95 1 $28.95
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Cards, Assorted Neon, 3x5-Inch, 300-Count • Amazon Business $5.49 5 $27.45
The Classics 1-Inch Diameter 50 Count Book Rings in Assorted Bright Colors (TPG-189) • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Darice,1201-15 Value Pack Hole Punches in 3 Shapes • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Hygloss Products Book Rings – 1-1/4 Inch Assorted Colored Steel Binder Rings, 50 Pack • Amazon Business $8.27 1 $8.27

Materials cost

$151.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.27

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.79

Total project goal

$231.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$231.95

2 Donors

-$231.95

Donations toward project cost

-$197.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.79

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$0.00

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