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Ms. Gipson from Water Valley MS is requesting materials related to food, clothing & hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Prizes for AR Incentives

Help me give my students great AR incentives for reading by earning AR points!

  • $198 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

My name is Ms. Gipson and I’m a third grader reading and language arts teacher. This is my first year teaching. I am excited to get my classroom going and hope to make it student friendly and welcoming to everyone! I love organization and preparation. I also know students thrive in a well organized class, so having this will help build my classroom and make it manageable for all my students.

My Project

I am requesting incentive which include fidgets, squishy toys and snacks. At my school we started something where we will be implementing incentives weekly for AR. This is third grade so these students have to pass the MAAP-ELA Assessment in order to go to the fourth grade.

During small group work students will have 20 minutes daily to read a short book and take an AR test on the book.

There will be a goal set at the beginning of each week for students to meet by Friday. The incentives will change weekly to keep students excited and motivated to read. This will help the students with fluency, accuracy, and comprehension.

Examples of Incentives

Week 1 Incentive: 10-15 extra minutes of recess at the end of the day on Friday

Week 2 Incentive: Lemonade and cookies with Mr. Watson

Week 3 Incentive: Prize out of Treasure Box and extra recess

Ms. Gipson
Grades 3-5

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24 PCS Mini Pop Fidget Toy Pack Simple Bubble Poping Keychain, Squeeze Rainbow Stress Relief Sensory Hand Toy, Anti-Anxiety Office Desk Toys for Kids Adults • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
32 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys Set Stress Relief Kits for Kids Adults, Stocking Stuffers,School Classroom Rewards Carnival Party Treasure Box Prizes,Pinata Goodie Bag Fillers • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Rice Krispies Treats Bars, Marshmallow, 0.78 oz., 60/Carton (KEE17120) • Staples $15.79 1 $15.79
MVP Variety Pack, 28.1 oz., 28/Box (KEE11461) • Staples $14.99 1 $14.99
OCATO Squishies Mochi Squishy Toys 40pcs Party Favors for Kids Mini Squishy Kawaii Mochi Animal Squishies Cat Unicorn Squishy Mini Squeeze Stress Relief Toys for Kids Adults Treasure Box Toys, Random • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
HERSHEY'S Miniatures Assorted Chocolate Candy, Individually Wrapped, 35.9 oz, Party Bag (HEC21458) • Staples $13.79 1 $13.79
Keebler Crackers, Cheese & Peanut Butter, 1.8 oz., 12/Pack (21164) • Staples $12.29 1 $12.29
Wrigley's 80 Piece Fun Size Candy Mix, Assorted Flavors, 22.7 oz. (WMW23534) • Staples $10.29 1 $10.29

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