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Mrs. Taylor from Summerville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Witty, Whimsical Wordsmiths

Help me give my students a Webster's unabridged dictionary and highlighters so they can explore the wonders of language!

  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In our diverse population, we have learners with a range of abilities and situations, ranging from gifted to struggling learners as well as ADHD, autistic spectrum, epilepsy, and severe diabetic conditions.

Every day my sixth-graders are excited and eager to learn about new places, new people, and new cultures.

I love to share literature with my children, and my students LOVE to read! My students travel from all parts of the school district to reach our performing and arts middle school.

My Project

Imagine a classroom full of wordsmiths: students exploring new words, creating language, and investigating how other writers utilize words to convey meaning, mood, and tone.

My children are curious about text and would appreciate a Webster's unabridged dictionary.

Wordplay will provide fun opportunities for students to construct and dissect words, discover word origins, synthesize new understanding, and learn new vocabulary.

In addition, learners will examine and highlight authors' strategies for effective word usage. As a result, students will learn how to incorporate strong voice within their own writing. Furthermore, students with robust word skills and extensive vocabularies perform better in all academic areas.

Mrs. Taylor
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 117 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language • Amazon Business $94.51 1 $94.51
50 Chisel Tip Highlighters Markers Bulk Assorted Colors, Tank and Pen Type Combo, Bonus Sticky Index Tabs, 5 Vivid Fluorescent Colors for Office, School, Home, Students, Teachers, Bible Study • Amazon Business $18.50 1 $18.50

Materials cost

$113.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$152.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.94

Total project goal

$179.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.62

1 Donor

-$60.00

Donations toward project cost

-$51.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$119.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$101.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.94

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$0.00

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