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Mrs. R. from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.


The cost of Word Family Write & Wipe Activity Charts, Lakeshore Word Family Readers, Word Patterns Practice Cards, Word Family Sliders Set from Lakeshore Learning is $193, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I am the proud teacher of bright and energetic kindergarten children. These children all come from low income families and a strict school budget. When it comes to any additional materials for my students, I am on my own. I do what I can, but I also need your help. My goal is to create a "Word Family" center in our classroom. We have worked hard all school year to identify letters of the alphabet and the sounds that they make. We are now ready to put those letters/sounds together to form simple three to four letter words. We have already begun this process in school, but we need additional activitis to make it more enjoyable and inviting for these children. I am requesting Word Family Readers and Word Family activity cards. These skill building books introduce word families in context with fun filled rhymes and are created especially for emergent readers. Each book highlights 5-9 words from the same word family (example: bat,cat,fat,hat,rat,sat...) so children get the repetition they need to master spelling patterns and read with confidence. The target standards in these areas include indentifying spelling patterns, decoding & word recognition, increasing vocabulary and reading high frequency words. There are several different activities the children will have at their disposal to keep them engaged and interested. The materials requested will be used for both large and small group activities. All materials will first be introduced as a whole group activity and then we will break off into small group centers to reinforce the same skill. I know the children will be drawn to the bright colorful books and activity cards. Please help me make this center possible for these children this school year. I sincerely thank you for your time and consideration.

Mrs. R.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE667 - Lakeshore Word Family Readers • Lakeshore Learning $44.95 1 $44.95
RR221 - Word Family Write & Wipe Activity Charts • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
RR265 - Word Family Sliders Set • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
EE107 - Word Patterns Practice Cards • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95

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