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Ms. Shaffer from Manchester NH is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Practicing Our Literacy Skills 1 Game At A Time!

Help me give my students Literacy File Folder Games to help them practice their independent reading skills in fun and exciting ways!

  • $214 goal

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My Students

My students are some of the hardest working kids that I know! They do not let their exceptional learning needs get in the way of their goals, and they come to class every day ready to learn something new.

As a Special Ed teacher at a Title I School, I work with students who not only have exceptional learning needs, but who also come from low income families.

In spite of the many difficulties that my students face, they come to school ready to face the day, and eager to engage in learning activities. Their excitement when they realize that they have mastered a new concept, and they are a step closer to reaching their goal, is what inspires me every day to reach my own goals.

My Project

Good literacy skills are some of the most important skills for our students today. They use literacy skills not only during school, but in their day to day life as well. Many students that I work with have specific learning disabilities in reading, and so, they struggle with their literacy skills. Generally, when students struggle with reading, they do not like it, and it can be hard to motivate them to practice their skills. When you can present the skills in a fun format, such as with a file folder game, students are much more willing to practice their skills, even going so far as to work independently.

"A child who reads will be an adult who thinks." To quote Sasha Salmina, reading not only teaches children the ability to read signs, words in their environment, or even sentences off a page.

It teaches children deeper thinking skills that help them throughout their entire lives. Fostering a love of reading in students who have struggled is always my goal, and I accomplish this goal by making reading fun and exciting. These file folder games will be another tool in my toolbox for helping to encourage all students to love reading.

Ms. Shaffer
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR795X - Reading & Writing Skills Folder Game Libraries - Gr. 2-3 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00

Materials cost

$149.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$181.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.98

Total project goal

$213.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$213.22

2 Donors

-$213.22

Donations toward project cost

-$181.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.98

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$0.00

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