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  • $612 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. R.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Vocabulary Building Through A Scrabble Tournament

The cost of 34 dictionaries, 10 board games and two packages of certificates for this proposal is $612, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

What a great way for students to expand their vocabulary! Learn to play a game about words that they can engage in for the rest of their lives. This tournament was a big hit a couple of years ago but we no longer have any scrabble sets. We need games for the students to practice on and some dictionaries to help them learn more words. Small prizes for all involved too. The tournament is voluntary and begins in the classroom with vocabulary games. Interested students come to the library to sharpen their skills and prepare for the big day. The tournament is an all day event that the students study for all year. Hopefully we can find prizes that they will cherish but it also builds their self-esteem. Students will increase their literacy skills and their brain capacity. It's a good community builder and gets kids excited about learning.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Skills for Life Game (Grades 6-12) • Learning Zonexpress $31.45 1 $31.45
Board Game, Library Trivia Quest • Highsmith Inc. $26.36 1 $26.36
4024 SCRABBLE THE #1 WORD GAME 2-6 PLAYERS AGES 8 TO ADULT • Cannon Sports, Inc. $22.45 8 $179.60
WEBSTERS II PAPERBACK DICTIONARY -- Webster's II New Riverside Dictionary; Office Edition • Quill Corporation $6.29 13 $81.77
60# SERPENLINE CERTICATES -- Prestigious Blank Certificates on Handsome 60-lb. Parchment Paper; Serpentine, Gold Foil Border • Quill Corporation $5.84 2 $11.68
WEBSTERS II POCKET DICTIONARY -- Webster's II New Riverside Dictionary; Pocket 3rd Edition • Quill Corporation $3.23 21 $67.83

Materials cost

$398.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$501.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.03

Total project goal

$611.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$611.26

2 Donors

-$583.10

Donations toward project cost

-$501.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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