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Ms. Lanier from Maysville NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wise Up With Words

Help me give my students Vocabulary Lessons 101 and games to increase their academic vocabulary.

  • $497 goal

This project expired on April 18, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

They are from rural communities that have been devastated by Hurricane Florence. Several of the students have lost vital academic resources due to flooding. One of the things that our students struggle with the most is vocabulary.

Vocabulary is an essential component to learning and achieving academic success on state mandated literacy test.

They are bright students who are motivated and eager to learn, but their is a lack of background knowledge related to literacy. The use of these resources would make teaching vocabulary a lot easier for our teachers.

My Project

These materials will be instrumental in enhancing their academic vocabulary when reading fiction, nonfiction, and informational text.

These students have lost not only their school but their educational materials as well.

Teachers have lost instructional materials and resources during the devastation of Hurricane Florence.

The Vocabulary Lessons 101 and Vocabulary Games will be a fun and creative way to enrich our literacy blocks. They will be placed at literacy stations so that leveled reading groups can use them based upon their knowledge and ability levels. That way lessons can be differentiated for each student. These materials will supplement our much needed literature curriculum.

Ms. Lanier
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOOK 101 LESSONS: VOCABULARY • School Specialty $14.19 5 $70.95
GAME I HAVE?WHO HAS?? ACADEMIC VOCABULARY GR 4-5 • School Specialty $16.11 4 $64.44
GAME I HAVE?WHO HAS?? ACADEMIC VOCABULARY GR 1-2 • School Specialty $16.11 4 $64.44
GAME I HAVE?WHO HAS?? ACADEMIC VOCABULARY GR 2-3 • School Specialty $16.11 4 $64.44
GAME I HAVE?WHO HAS?? ACADEMIC VOCABULARY GR 3-4 • School Specialty $16.11 4 $64.44

Materials cost

$328.71

Vendor shipping charges

$32.87

State sales tax

$25.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$422.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.50

Total project goal

$496.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$496.65

1 Donor

-$49.66

Donations toward project cost

-$42.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.45

match offer

-$446.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$379.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.05

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$0.00

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