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Mrs. Sorokas from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Progress in the Making

Help me give my students activities that will reinforce Literacy and Mathematics skills: Letter and Number Sound Puzzles, Alphabet Apple and Counting Owls. The other items will help sustain his fine motor skills.

  • $222 goal

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My Students

I teach in a cluster program within a neighborhood school. All of my differently-abled students have achieved a great deal while in our classroom. One third grade student came from another school and was considered a real problem. Although he was challenging, he achieved a great deal and his behavior and academics greatly improved.

This is the student I am most concerned about.

Although his family works tirelessly with him, they lack the resources to provide him with the enrichment he requires.

My Project

Although my student participates in our daily activities and Circle Time, his family lacks the enrichment activities that will help him continue to make progress. He requires activities that will reinforce his Literacy, Math and Fine Motor skills. His mother is a full-time student and needs activities to keep him occupied while she is studying.

Being an English Language Learner and having attention issues, my student needs extra help in order to sustain the progress he has made.

I've included some activities that will not only help him achieve his IEP goals, but will reinforce language skills that will help him to succeed.

Mrs. Sorokas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ABC & Numbers Sound Puzzles - Set of 2 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 1 $35.96
Mirari Pop! Pop! Piano -- The Wonder of Making Music! • Amazon Business $27.83 1 $27.83
VTech Alphabet Apple • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Learning Resources 1-10 Counting Owls Activity Set, Fine Motor Toy, 25 Piece Set, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $14.78 1 $14.78
DINOSAURS PUZZLES IN A BOX - SET OF 5 • School Specialty $13.12 1 $13.12
Melissa & Doug Paint with Water Bundle contains Farm, Ocean and Safari • Amazon Business $13.09 1 $13.09
Mad Mattr Super-Soft Modelling Dough Compound that Never Dries Out by Relevant Play, 10 Ounces, Teal • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Melissa & Doug Scissor Skills and Tape Activity Pad Set (Child Safety Scissors, 4 Rolls of Tape, 20 Activity Pages Each, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 4, 5, 6, and 7 Year Olds) • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
My First Learn to Write Workbook: Practice for Kids with Pen Control, Line Tracing, Letters, and More! (Kids coloring activity books) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39

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