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  • $315 goal

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Mrs. McDougald
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Making Sense of Words

My students need practice with sight words and vocabulary to help build the language gap.

My Students

As teacher at a Title I school, my students and I are faced with many challenges inside and outside of the classroom. Despite the challenges I face of budget, I am motivated to provide my students with an inspirational and exciting learning environment.

Many of my students receive free or reduced lunch and other services to help meet their basic needs.

Despite their hardships, they are eager to learn and I strive to help them feel safe and cared for at school. They are at the age where they are curious and love to be hands-on and active in their education. My students are challenged academically on a daily basis and encouraged to use their critical thinking skills and problem solving skills. "Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use the change the world" - Nelson Mandela

My Project

I service a heavy population of English language learners. They are eager to learn and try their hardest to build the language gap. This projest will help me in making this fun and less frustrating for my students. The games are fun for them, however the repetition of seeing the words will help their progression. The possibility of partnering up students to work collaboratively will help them hear from their peers. The collaborative opportunities will allow for students to have a boost in confidence that they are able to help a fellow student, as well as the academic benefits. The sight word puzzles will allow students to not only see the word but take part in putting the words together. This project will hold great value in my classroom.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL584 - English Language Learner Games Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
JJ130X - Sight-Word Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
FC816 - Spanish/English Flash Card Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$216.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$267.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.14

Total project goal

$314.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.29

1 Donor

-$314.29

Donations toward project cost

-$267.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.14

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 50 students.

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