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Mrs. Mitchell from Memphis TN is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Wonderful World Of Writing

My students need 10 different writing tools to help develop their writing skills.

  • $693 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Think about your first bike or your first day of school! Now write those thoughts down on paper. Many students are not able to write what they think or feel inside.

My students are young readers and writers that are in an urban school.

We are Title I and most are from single family homes. They are very bright and have great potential but, they have a lot of environmental obstacles. My students are eager to learn and could go far with the right encouragement.

My Project

To our wonderful donors, I believe writing is an essential part of learning. I want my students to understand the qualities of good writing. Through these resources my students will be able to focus more on writing during our learning areas. The students will be able to check their own writing, as well as, peer-edit each other. These different writing resources will be beneficial by allowing the students hands-on experiences with word work and sentence structure. I can see them now taking ownership of their work and helping others do the same!

First graders need to develop a sense of ownership and this can be established through writing.

My goal is for my students to develop and maintain a love for writing and a feeling of independence. Through these much needed resources my students will become more thoughtful about their work and work harder at producing written work that is of great quality.

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

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19 donors19 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE779 - Read & Write Phonics Practice Boards • Lakeshore Learning $34.99 1 $34.99
LA377 - Learn to Print Write & Wipe Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $38.50 2 $77.00
TA2611 - Red Baseline Ruled Newsprint - Grade 1 • Lakeshore Learning $5.29 3 $15.87
JJ926 - Classic Birch Tabletop Writing Center • Lakeshore Learning $69.95 1 $69.95
EE371 - Poetry Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $27.95 1 $27.95
EE371 - Poetry Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $27.95 1 $27.95
JJ219 - Daily Writing Prompt Flip Chart • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FF425 - Writing Activity Stations • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
FF521 - Writing Activity Pockets - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
Parent Connection Writing Workshop - Grades 1 - 3 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $171.96 1 $171.96

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