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Ms. Couch from Indianapolis IN is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Vivid Vocabularies!

My students need: vocabulary builders, dry erase boards and story comprehension support.

  • $337 goal

This project expired on January 1, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug” ~ Mark Twain

My students attend a Montessori magnet program within a public school district.

Our school is an inner city school with a high population of students and families that receive free or reduced price lunch. I work with students in preschool through 8th grade who have speech and language delays. Many of my students have limited vocabularies, which impact how they understand classroom information and share their own thoughts and stories.

My Project

My students are excited to share their stories and experiences! These materials will help them build their vocabulary and language skills in order to do so. We will use these materials to increase understanding and use of new and complex vocabulary, to increase understanding of written and verbal stories, and to tell our own stories. We need vocabulary builders, dry erase boards and story comprehension support.

Communication impacts children everywhere they go.

Your support will help my students succeed and build confidence both in the classroom and on the playground. Please help us build our language skills!

Ms. Couch
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mini Dry Erase Boards (Set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 1 $8.46
FF236 - Sequence & Write Story Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF502 - Grab & Match Leveled Multiple Meanings Quickies • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF505 - Grab & Match Leveled Synonyms Quickies • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH770 - Positional Words Resource Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL843 - Nonfiction Sequence & Write Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Portable Speech Mirror • Kaplan Early Learning Company $28.86 1 $28.86
PP887 - Pick-A-Question Fiction Comprehension Tub • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
PP406 - Shades of Meaning Word Fans - K-Gr.1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PP407 - Shades of Meaning Word Fans - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

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