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Mrs. H. from S Milwaukee WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Word Work Works!

My students need whiteboards, markers and word study resource books to provide them opportunities to engage in word work.

  • $216 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have an awesome opportunity to work with 6th and 7th grade students throughout the school year. These students have been chosen to participate in a small group intervention to support them in their reading skills.

Many of the students I work with are very capable but have yet to find that good book to hook them into reading.

I enjoy working with these students because I feel like I have the opportunity to share with them my excitement of learning and show each one of them their potential. My challenge is providing them resources that will meet their needs and keep them motivated and engaged in learning.

My Project

Having whiteboards, dry erase markers and word study resource books will give me the consistent opportunity to focus on word work activities that will help support my struggling readers as they work on increasing their word identification skills. These materials will help my students learn to identify words more accurately in reading. A key component of reading and writing is word identification which is an area of skill deficit for many adolescent students.

There is now overwhelming evidence that most students who struggle with reading are not making progress in the area of word identification.

These materials will help my students become able to identify words more accurately in reading.

Mrs. H.
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EXPO 80699 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $8.00 4 $32.00
Words Their Way: Word Sorts for Syllables and Affixes Spellers (3rd Edition) (Words Their Way Series) • Amazon Business $26.16 1 $26.16
Dry Erase Lapboards, UnityStar 15-Pack 9 x 12 inches Dry Erase Lap Board Portable Classroom Whiteboard for Students Teachers Kids Writing Drawing, Single-Sided,0.4LBS/Each • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Words Their Way: Word Sorts for Within Word Pattern Spellers (3rd Edition) (Words Their Way Series) • Amazon Business $25.93 1 $25.93
Words Their Way: Word Sorts for Derivational Relations Spellers, 2nd Edition • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97
ItemMax Whiteboard Eraser with Ez-Erase Felt, Dry Erase Erasers for Home, Office and School Classroom Teacher (Yellow Face, 24) • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97

Materials cost

$151.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$183.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.35

Total project goal

$215.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$215.64

1 Donor

-$160.43

Donations toward project cost

-$136.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.06

match offer

-$55.20

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.92

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.28

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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