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Mrs. M. from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Standards Learning Exrtavaganza

My students need 11 Math resources, including Student Place Value Boards, a Place Value Practice Board, a Regrouping Activity Chart, a Tabletop Pocket Chart and a Stand, Fractions and Decimals Activity Chart.

  • $420 goal

This project expired on February 18, 2010.

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Place value and fractions are difficult standards to master for a seven year old. However, I want to make it as easy for my students as playing Tic-Tac-Toe. I am a second grade teacher in a low social economic level community of wonderful students who have a strong desire to learn, but lack the background knowledge and English skills. Few of my students are given the support they need at home, and I feel an urgency to provide them with extra support at school! To help them on their learning journey, I am looking for activities to introduce basic math standards in a fun and exciting way!

My students are very bright. However, place value and fraction concepts always seem to be a stumbling block where my students need reinforcement. Working on place value or fraction worksheets makes learning of these concepts tedious and dreary!

To reinforce essential place value concepts, I plan to utilize resources that are exiting such as ready-to-use games with which students can play independently! In the fun-filled math games, they can match up number pairs in numeric, written, expanded and graphic forms. To help students identify fractions and understand what they represent, I am asking for games and activities that reinforce basic fraction skills. Many of the games are for group and partner activities. Many times, students learn the best from working together. These group games and activities will do just that!

The resources I need are hands-on math activities that will help my students to master California math standards. These resources will brighten up our math center. Your help will provide my students with engaging hands-on activities that will assist in understanding of such challenging math concepts like fractions. Your support will ensure that my students get the chance to work in small groups to stimulate their academic growth. You will provide my students with math activities that will keep them engaged and interested in math class.

Mrs. M.
Grades PreK-2
  • Anthony P. Russo Academy
  • San Jose, CA

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ827 - Flip & Match Place Value Books • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 3 $59.97
EE881 - Pick-A-Pair Place Value Game • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
RR403 - Self-Checking Place Value Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
RR175 - Student Place Value Boards - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
RR594 - Place Value Practice Board • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
DD825 - Solve & Check Place Value Sliders • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
DD822 - Solve & Check Fraction Sliders • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
TE433 - Fraction Fun Flash Cards • Lakeshore Learning $7.49 1 $7.49
FF443 - Fractions & Decimals Activity Chart • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
JJ370 - Tabletop Pocket Chart Stand • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
DD447 - Regrouping Activity Chart • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95

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