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  • $291 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Francis
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

First Graders Need Paper and Pencils to Learn to Write

My students need writing paper, erasers and pencils.

My Students

Teaching 22 eager students to love writing is a challenge in itself. Luckily, I have a trick in my bag with the right paper.

I teach first graders in an urban public school.

Our school has a diverse population. From racial to economic to family diversity. We are also an inclusive school. Each class has students with special needs. We teach tolerance and acceptance at our school.

My Project

I have found a special writing paper that helps children learn to print while telling a story. The paper has lines that have a blue "sky" and green "grass". The red "fence" is in the middle. I tell the children to 'start at the sky and go down to the ground' This helps them learn the basics of forming letters. There is also a picture space so the children can draw about the story they are going to write. I also need beginner pencils with and without erasers and some eraser tips.

With budget cuts getting worse every year I reach out to people who care.

With your help we can help children love to write about their lives and the world around them. Thank you for considering my project.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER STORY 1-2 SMART START 360 SHEETS • ABC School Supply, Inc $15.19 8 $121.52
PENCIL TICONDEROGA BEGINNER W/ERASER PACK OF 12 • ABC School Supply, Inc $4.27 10 $42.70
PENCIL TICONDEROGA LADDIE NO ERASER PACK OF 12 • ABC School Supply, Inc $3.32 2 $6.64
ERASER CAPS SCHOOL SMART RED PACK 12 • ABC School Supply, Inc $0.47 10 $4.70

Materials cost

$175.56

Vendor shipping charges

$17.56

State sales tax

$16.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$246.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.55

Total project goal

$290.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$290.36

6 Donors

-$290.36

Donations toward project cost

-$246.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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