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  • $387 goal

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Mrs. Muszkiewicz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 13 donors
  • $0 still needed

On the Tip of Your Tongue

My students need vocabulary games and activity centers, plus 2 sets of Listening & Following Directions activity centers to improve their understanding of curriculum vocabulary.

My Students

"Oh, it's on the tip of my tongue!" is a phrase a lot of us use when we can't quite recall the word we want to say. My students with Speech and Language Impairments experience this feeling frequently as they struggle to use and understand classroom vocabulary, and follow basic directions.

As a Speech-Language Pathologist, I word with students who are diagnosed with a Speech and Language Impairment from the ages of 3-16.

These students attend a large, inner city school and are part of a significant English Language Learner population. The students and their families are dedicated and hardworking individuals, but frequently lack materials to aid academic growth outside of the school. Additionally, limited exposure outside of their homes often impacts their language development, including vocabulary.

My Project

The vocabulary games/activities, and listening comprehension materials will be used to assist these students from two directions. First, the listening comprehension materials will be used as stations in the Preschool and Kindergarten classrooms as a form of Response to Intervention (RtI). This type of approach is used to target students who are struggling in specific areas, and require targeted interventions in the hopes of prevented them from requiring special education resources. Since many of the students in our building struggle following directions with position words and specific vocabulary, these materials will be a great way to have targeted practice. The games and activities specifically focused on language will be used both for students participating in RtI, and students with a Speech and Language Impairment. These activities provide a fun, engaging way to build greatly needed vocabulary skills, as well as practice strategies that can be used in all academic areas.

My students are constantly striving to succeed academically, and need additional assistance and materials in order to attain their goals.

Targeted practice for vocabulary and listening comprehension will not only aid them in succeeding in the classroom setting, but will build life skills that can be used in future careers.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA647 - Using Context Clues: Riddle of the Ruins Vocabulary Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
FF423 - Vocabulary Activity Stations • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
FG103 - Name That Word! Vocabulary Game • Lakeshore Learning $23.99 1 $23.99
HH780X - Listening & Following Directions Activity Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $95.00 2 $190.00

Materials cost

$288.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$328.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.92

Total project goal

$386.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$386.14

13 Donors

-$386.14

Donations toward project cost

-$328.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.92

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$0.00

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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