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Mrs. F. from Oakley CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Are Having Fun With Phonics!

Help me give my students several phonics activity learning centers, phonics file folder games, and two sizes of dry erase white boards.

  • $981 goal

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My Students

"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it." -Marian Wright Edelman

Our school, although high performing, is part of a Title I district where a majority of students are under-performing.

Since the students at our individual school perform well on state tests, we are not given extra or additional funds for supplies that are provided to our neighboring schools. Our school is K-8 and services a variety of diverse learners. I work with four different grade levels of students, both boys and girls, who struggle or need some extra support in reading. Therefore, I must ask for your help!

My Project

In an effort to increase engagement and make learning fun, I want to offer my students more than the standard worksheet copy each day. I need several Phonics Skills and Phonemic Awareness Activity centers for my small group instruction. These kits will benefit my students by helping them understand the relationship between sounds and letters which will help improve their recognition of words overall. This understanding increases their ability to know how to spell words, and eventually to how to put it all together to read and comprehend text. The children will learn to write two-syllable words, identify missing sounds in words, and manipulate letter tiles while working at their own pace. These materials will help to reinforce my instruction as the students immediately put their learning to use, working with blends and digraphs and long and short vowels, reviewing the lesson of the day.

Research has shown if a student still struggles in reading in the third grade, they will have a lifetime of learning difficulties.

Your help and contributions are needed to make this project happen. You are a pivotal part of improving my students' reading skills. Thank you for considering our class when donating today! I urge you to participate in the Chevron "Fuel Your School" campaign, also!

Mrs. F.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE820X - Phonemic Awareness Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
PP620X - Phonics Instant Learning Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
PP520X - Reading Skills Folder Game Libraries - K-Gr. 1 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
GG365X - Touch & Read Phonics Match - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
FF421 - Phonics Activity Stations • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LL786X - Double-Sided Magnetic Write & Wipe Mini Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.99 1 $38.99
RR799 - Phonics & Language Skills Folder Game Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
10 Pack Dry Erase Ruled Lap Boards l 9 X12 inch Lined Whiteboard (Double sided White Boards ) • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95

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