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Mr. West from Chicago IL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Spelling Fun!

My students need 6 Scrabble board games.

  • $256 goal

This project expired on November 2, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember learning how to spell? Was it a challenge for you?

My students often struggle with spelling words correctly.

For many of them English is their second language. This presents an extra challenge! Also, my students spent time outside of school texting, emailing and sending instant messages. This also contributes to their lack of spelling skills.

My Project

In an effort to increase my students spelling skills, I would like to make it more fun. I plan to use the traditional Scrabble game to achieve this goal. The idea would be that students would practice their spelling words and learn new ones to become better spellers...and hopefully have a little fun along the way.

Making a donation to this project will go towards helping my students become more successful in all of their school subjects.

Know how to spell affects all aspects of my students lives! Help me make learning how to spell more fun!

Mr. West
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 110 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SCRABBLE • Cannon Sports, Inc. $27.95 6 $167.70

Materials cost

$167.70

Vendor shipping charges

$16.77

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$221.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.17

Total project goal

$255.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$255.16

11 Donors

-$252.92

Donations toward project cost

-$221.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.24

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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