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Mrs. Rookstool from Williamston SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Striving for the Stars!

Help me give my students the materials requested to help small groups of students successfully work independently during center time.

  • $310 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am so blessed to teach at a Title One school where most of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. Why am I blessed to work at a school that most would consider a challenge? I am blessed because I have a wonderful class of energetic, eager to learn and succeed group of twenty-five kindergartners. My students are learning how to read, add and subtract fluently in small, teacher-led groups and independently during center time.

My goal is to continue to foster their desire to increase their reading levels and become fluent mathematicians.

My Project

By the end of kindergarten, students are now expected to be able to read books with at least two to four lines of text. That is a huge step from previous years where kindergartners went to school to play and learn letters. Kindergartners are also now expected to be fluent in numbers, addition and subtraction before moving on to first grade.

Most students who walk through my classroom doors do not know a single letter or number, but they come in so excited to learn.

It is my job to not only teach them their letters or numbers but how to read books with two to four lines of text and add/subtract fluently to five.

The materials requested will help small groups of students to successfully work independently and stay engaged in during center time.

Mrs. Rookstool
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT360X - Magnetic Math Activity Tins - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
EE905X - Phonological Awareness Learning Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GG200X - Sound-It-Out Phonics Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
GG187 - Sound-It-Out Blends Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$214.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$263.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.47

Total project goal

$309.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$309.82

3 Donors

-$244.10

Donations toward project cost

-$233.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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