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Ms. Edwards from Kinta OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Vocabulary for Success

Help me give my students vocabulary and root word workbooks, post-it notes, ACT and SAT vocabulary study kits, highlighters, folders and resource books to acquire and master vocabulary.

  • $463 goal

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My Students

My school is made up of about 225 students in grades PK-12. Currently, 100% of this student population is receiving free or reduced-price lunches. This indicates that our district has a very high level of poverty. The demographic makeup of our school is 39% Native American, 2% Asian, 19% Black, 2% Hispanic, and 39% Caucasian.

My students come from diverse backgrounds and more than 90% receive free and/or reduced lunch (low income/high poverty.

They are fun, energetic and eager to learn. My students comprise all levels of academic abilities including students with disabilities.

My students struggle to acquire and develop mastery of strong vocabulary. Help me give my students a fun and interactive way to acquire and practice new vocabulary and literacy skills.

My Project

Vocabulary is important across the curriculum from language arts and social studies to mathematics and science. It is intimately connected to both reading and writing skills, and these skills in turn are necessary for doing well in school.

Research show that in most cases students have to see, read, and interact with words 5-7 times before they are admitted to long term memory.

This project will provide a variety of resources for my 9-12 grade students to learn and master critical vocabulary that will support academic success in high school and college.

Specifically this project will include grade level workbooks with vocabulary and root word practice for my students. It also provides Barron vocabulary resources that will help students learn critical vocabulary for ACT tests which are required for all my students prior to graduation.

Finally this project includes materials such as highlighters, post it notes and folders to be used in vocabulary activities that support mastery of skills.

Ms. Edwards
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
School Smart 2-Pocket Folders, Light Blue, Pack of 25 • Amazon Business $12.25 3 $36.75
The Critical Thinking Word Roots Level 4 School Workbook • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
The Critical Thinking Word Roots Level 3 School Workbook • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
The Critical Thinking Word Roots Level 1 School Workbook • Amazon Business $24.96 1 $24.96
The Critical Thinking Word Roots Level 2 School Workbook • Amazon Business $24.84 1 $24.84
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 2X Sticking Power, 3 in x 3 in, Rio de Janeiro Collection, 24 Pads, 70 Sheets/Pad, Cabinet Pack • Amazon Business $17.59 1 $17.59
Word Roots Beginning: Learning the Building Blocks of Better Spelling and Vocabulary • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Vocabulary Power Plus for the ACT - Level Ten • Amazon Business $12.50 1 $12.50
Barron's 1100 Words You Need to Know • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
Barron's SAT Vocabulary Flash Cards: 500 Flash Cards to Help You Achieve a Higher Score • Amazon Business $12.12 1 $12.12
Vocabulary Packets: Greek & Latin Roots: Ready-to-Go Learning Packets That Teach 40 Key Roots and Help Students Unlock the Meaning of Dozens and Dozens of Must-Know Vocabulary Words • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
English: Learning with Root Words: Learn one Latin-Greek root to learn many words. Boost your English vocabulary with Latin and Greek Roots! • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Vocabulary Cartoons, SAT Word Power: Learn Hundreds of SAT Words Fast with Easy Memory Techniques • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Power Vocabulary Builder (Learning 100+ GRE/SAT Vocabulary through Stories) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Vocabulary Power Plus for the ACT - Level Eleven • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Vocabulary Power Plus for the ACT - Book Twelve • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Vocabulary Power Plus for the ACT - Level Nine • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Vocabulary Builder Workbook: Simple Lessons and Activities to Teach Yourself Over 1,400 Must-Know Words • Amazon Business $8.61 1 $8.61
BIC - Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Fluorescent Blue Ink, 1 Dozen BL11-BE (DMi DZ • Amazon Business $7.51 1 $7.51
English Vocabulary (Quick Study Academic) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder, Newest Ed, completely revised • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Yellow, 12-Count • Amazon Business $6.10 1 $6.10
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Pink, 12-Count • Amazon Business $6.10 1 $6.10
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Green, 12-Count • Amazon Business $5.75 1 $5.75
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Orange, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.92 1 $4.92

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