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Mrs. Topper from Lancaster CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Acting Write!

My students need practice in writing via multi-modal instruction with stampers, dry erase boards and magnets.

  • $440 goal

This project expired on July 29, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Write about yourself and your dreams....sounds easy. For my students even that prompt is difficult.

My students struggle in their classrooms being two or more years behind academically.

Often spelling and mechanics are areas of weakness that can not be addressed because the other students are far more advanced in their skills. I strive to teach writing in a multi-modal way such that they connect to writing in a memorable way, one that makes sense for them on a personal level. We teach writing in a highly visual way that is colorful and fun.

My Project

The materials we are requesting would allow students a chance to interact with writing in a fun way. For the younger students, they can practice spelling skills with magnets and practice blends to spell phonetic patterns. They can use stampers to practice spelling and dry erase posters to practice writing sentences. For the older students, easy prompts to write about and fun dry erase posters that illustrate style would be exceptionally effective methods of instruction. The magnetic punctuation and pockets would allow them to have vivid visuals to practice and play with language arts and the writing process. All of these tools can be used in small groups, pairs or individually to practice and experience learning in a new way.

Our students traverse great obstacles each and every day just getting to school.

For the students who struggle due to a learning disability, life is that much harder. We want to keep their spirit alive, make school fun and keep them learning. Teaching in a whole brain, interactive way will help them achieve.

Mrs. Topper
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GA536 - Giant Magnetic Lined Page • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 2 $55.98
GG299 - Fill-In-The-Blank Phonics Stamps - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
GG294 - Fill-In-The-Blank Phonics Stamps - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF236 - Sequence & Write Story Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF522 - Writing Activity Pockets - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF523 - Writing Activity Pockets - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
JJ864 - Flip-To-Learn Revising & Editing Guide • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 5 $24.95
DD932 - Informational Text Magnetic Teaching Charts • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
FF201 - Giant Magnetic Punctuation Marks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
HH884 - Blends Phonics Magnets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
DD933 - Literature Magnetic Teaching Charts • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$310.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$373.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.99

Total project goal

$439.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$439.93

9 Donors

-$403.11

Donations toward project cost

-$352.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.42

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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