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Mrs. K. from Hamtramck MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Are We Scholars? Of Cursive!

Help me give my students cursive handwriting workbooks so they can learn cursive!

  • $243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a low-income, very small city surrounded by Detroit, where students' needs extend beyond learning to read. In addition to feeding hungry bellies breakfast, lunch and snack, we feed them love, acceptance, social skills and positive behavior with a hands-on, student-led education! Our district is one of the poorest in the nation, and we struggle to come up with furniture and "extras."

I have the best students!

Our school is very diverse, containing mostly Bengali, African-American, Yemeni, White, Polish and Bosnian children, many of whom do not speak English at home. They are creative, loving and enthusiastic hard workers!

My Project

Cursive, some say, is a dying skill. Cursive is no longer a requirement in schools, and many students graduate without ever learning it! Cursive is still a necessary skill for signatures, check-writing, reading important documents and more. The assumption is that students will learn cursive at home, an assumption that has been proven year after year to be wrong, as each year students come to fifth grade without being able to even write their name.

Please help me purchase cursive handwriting workbooks for my students to learn this dying "language"!

My students have expressed interest in learning cursive, and I would like to make it a part of their "choices" time daily. Please help me supply them with the tools they need to learn!

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cursive Handwriting Workbook for Kids: Jokes and Riddles • Amazon Business $6.95 25 $173.75

Materials cost

$173.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$206.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.42

Total project goal

$242.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$242.78

7 Donors

-$241.89

Donations toward project cost

-$206.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

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$0.00

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