We always enjoy presenting the dictionaries and watching the excitement in the children. “Is it really mine to keep?” is a question we hear often.
We have been donating books since 2005.. It is a great idea. So many children have benefited since the project 1st began..
Handing the dictionary to each student is such a joy. This is the 13th year the Olalla and Bethel Granges have participated in the program. It is also so much fun to read the thank you notes we get later.
We love seeing the look on the children’s faces when we give them the dictionary. For some of them, this is the first book that is truly their own. Many can not believe that we are giving a dictionary to them. We enjoy the thank you notes the children send to us. The standardized test scores have improved in several of the schools where... Read More
We have been participating in the Dictionary Project for at least 11 years. We think this is a wonderful project and the teachers look forward to us coming and bringing the dictionaries each year.
We look forward to this project every year. This is the 11th year we are doing this project. Hope to continue for a long time to come.. Greatest project ever..
This will be the ninth year the Orangevale Grange will be donating dictionaries to the schools in our community.. We love the project and the children are so happy when they recieve their dictionary. It is such a treat to see the joy on their face when we hand them their own dictionary..
We’ve been presenting dictionaries for 12 years.. We absolutely love the Project. It is so important to have the “right” tools with which to educate our students. Our school has uses “WOW” (Words of the Week), to help teach spelling and word definition, within the 3rd grade curriculum. Each week three words are assigned. Each student looks up the three words in a dictionary,... Read More
Marcellus Grange has been giving dictionaries to Third Grade students for at least 10 years. We do receive thank you notes from parents.. Excellent project – it helps innumerable students, and keeps on going!.