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Mrs. D. from San Leandro CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rules are Meant to be Broken?!

My students need games and activities to practice the grammar, vocabulary, and reading skills that they are learning in class.

  • $571 goal

This project expired on October 17, 2010.

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My Students

My students are trying to learn a language in which the rules are broken almost as often as they are followed.

My students are all learning English as a second language.

They come from low socioeconomic homes. Their families are struggling to make ends meet and ensure that their children have a better life than they had. Many of the families speak a language other than English at home.

My Project

My third graders are expected to learn a lot of grammar. Improving their syntax and vocabulary is very important. These games and activities make grammar, reading skills, and vocabulary more fun and engaging to students. They can also help to motivate reluctant learners.

Your donation will help make grammar, vocabulary, and reading more accessible to my students.

These materials will put the joy into learning for my second language learners. English is not an easy language to learn!

Mrs. D.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 23 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL432 - Wrap-Around Vocabulary Games - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
FF320X - Reading Comprehension Bingo Library • Lakeshore Learning $36.00 1 $36.00
FF752 - Wrap-Around Language Games - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
EE270 - Vocabulary Learning Games Library • Lakeshore Learning $149.00 1 $149.00
JJ995 - Prefixes & Suffixes Bingo - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
JJ992 - Homophones Bingo - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
FF473 - Vocabulary Match-Ups - Prefixes & Suffixes • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
EE280 - Working with Words Learning Games Library • Lakeshore Learning $149.00 1 $149.00

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