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Mr. Sveum from Edgerton WI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Wishing to Be Word Wizards!

Help me give my students the opportunity to become confident word detectives as they work with words to aid in decoding, spelling, and reading skills through the hands-on use of word building tiles.

  • $167 goal

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My Students

Our school has over 800 students in grades K-5- one of the largest elementary schools in the state of Wisconsin. My class is a multiage classroom comprised of both third and fourth grade students. Although students are at different grade levels, they learn alongside and from each other. Students are in my class for both their third and fourth grade years, which provides me the opportunity to make deep connections with each student as well as their families. The hardest part is letting them move onto fifth grade at the end of their fourth grade year!

My students are curious, eager learners anxious to discover more about their world.

They ask questions. They search out the answers. Each of my students is unique and have their own interests. I love watching each of my students get excited about learning!

My Project

Word work is an important component to our balanced literacy program. It is a hands-on time to explore the spellings and meanings of words that students encounter in their daily immersion with text through both reading and writing. Word work helps my students become better readers, spellers, and writers.

These resources will completely transform my student's experience with word study as they will be able to manipulate letter tiles as they grapple with word spellings and meanings.

Providing each student with letter tiles as well as a larger set to model skills will help students explore, attend to, learn about, and efficiently use sounds, letters, and words. Word work is the foundation of our experience with text and utilizing these materials will allow students to develop a deep understanding of how language works.

Mr. Sveum
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG955 - Word Building Tiles - Class Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
GG954 - Word Building Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 6 $29.94

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