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Mrs. Boykin from Brunswick GA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Speech and Language

My students need 19 materials to improve in multiple skills, such as communication, reading, writing, listening and vocabulary in order to be successful academically.

  • $547 goal

This project expired on April 18, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Can you imagine how frustrating it is not to be able to express your wants/needs? Or, when you do express them, no one can understand you?

I serve students in grades PK-5 and 9-12.

These students have various disorders that negatively impact their ability to communicate and excel academically. Some of my students have poor articulation skills that interfere with others being able to understand them. Other students have poor language skills and just don't know how to tell others how they are feeling. If that wasn't bad enough, these articulation and language deficits can also negatively impact their reading, writing and spelling.

My Project

The Phonemic Awareness Activity book that I have requested will provide activities that will help my student's to improve their articulation skills by increasing their letter/sound understanding. This will help them to be understood by others as well as improve their phonemic awareness for better reading and writing. The Following Directions book, Look, Listen & Do book and Name That Word game will help my student's language skills to improve. Language skills include vocabulary, listening and understanding what you hear and using grammatically correct speech and are essential to academic success. To improve my student's reading skills, I have requested Sight Word bingo and the Capture the Flag reading comprehension games. I feel that it is important to keep learning fun, and these games will make improving reading skills enjoyable. Finally, the Journal Prompts book, Writing paragraphs and Short Reports books that I have requested will provide my students with daily writing practice.

My goal for every student is to help them along their journey to becoming productive members of society.

Communication as well as reading and writing are essential skills in this journey. With these materials, I will be able to improve their chances of being successful, not just in their education, but in life!

Mrs. Boykin
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 41 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Name That Word • Kaplan Early Learning Company $20.60 1 $20.60
Following Directions Grades 1-2 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $10.28 1 $10.28
Chunks - A Word Building Game (Using Onsets and Rimes) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.62 1 $26.62
Word Labtm • Kaplan Early Learning Company $60.16 1 $60.16
Writing Paragraphs • Kaplan Early Learning Company $6.84 1 $6.84
Writing Short Reports • Kaplan Early Learning Company $7.70 1 $7.70
Phonemic Awareness Activities for Early Reading Success • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.00 1 $12.00
Language Detective • Kaplan Early Learning Company $18.88 1 $18.88
The Grammar Dictionary • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.14 1 $11.14
Listen, Look, and Do! • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.14 1 $11.14
Sight Words Bingo • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.56 1 $8.56
The Best of Charades for Kids • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.86 1 $12.86
CV209 - Daily Paragraph Editing Practice - Gr. 6 • Lakeshore Learning $21.99 1 $21.99
GG373 - Capture the Flag: Reading Comprehension Game • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
730 JOURNAL PROMPTS GR. 4-6- - --*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $18.66 1 $18.66
STICKER BOOK FOR ALL SEASONS 1020/PK- - --*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $21.23 1 $21.23
PIRATES GOLD CRITICAL THINKING GAME • Childcraft, Inc $14.20 1 $14.20
SIGN LANGUAGE PHOTOGRAPHIC LEARNING CARDS • Abilitations, Inc. $10.44 1 $10.44
CD-ROM QUESTION GAMES • Childcraft, Inc $44.64 1 $44.64

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