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  • $263 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Konarski
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Vocabulary Building Activities For My Second Graders!

My students need various vocabulary-building games, activities, and a table-top chart stand.

I'm a second grade Special Education teacher in Brooklyn. My school is a Title I school, and approximately 84% of its students receive free lunch. Throughout the school year, I encourage my students to build their vocabulary skills through hands-on, literacy-based activities. Due to the limited funding for basic supplies in my school district, availability of such educational tools to promote this hands-on approach is limited. Currently, my classroom has a poor quality vocabulary activity center that only accommodates up to four students at a time. We do not have a literacy curriculum or any workbooks that promote vocabulary growth. As a Special Education teacher, I strive to incorporate hands-on activities into my classroom as often as possible. The tricky words and phrases teaching cards, wrap-around vocabulary game, word-of-the-day flip chart, and vocabulary activity kit (with tabletop chart stand) will help my students build their vocabulary by introducing them to new words and helping them understand idioms, homophones, and multiple-meaning words. These hands-on, vocabulary-building games and activities will be used by students 3-4 times per week during literacy centers, whole group instruction, and independent work. The word-of-the-day flip chart in combination with this regular exposure to new, challenging words and phrases through hand-on activities will build their vocabulary and reading fluency. Your help will ensure that my students receive high-quality vocabulary instruction throughout the year that will promote their basic reading comprehension skills.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL405X - Tricky Words & Phrases Teaching Cards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
LL654 - Word-Of-The-Day Flip Chart - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
LL431 - Wrap-Around Vocabulary Games - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
DD180X - Vocabulary Activity Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $69.50 1 $69.50
JJ370 - Tabletop Chart Stand • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95

Materials cost

$175.85

Vendor shipping charges

$17.59

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$215.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.20

Total project goal

$262.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$262.20

1 Donor

-$126.44

Donations toward project cost

-$107.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.97

match offer

-$126.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$103.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Wachovia Foundation and one other donor.

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