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Mr. LaFeve from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Capturing Your Ideas through Writing

My students need notebooks to write their reflections and to document their progress in writing.

  • $197 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a diverse community in southwest Michigan. Many of my students face much adversity before they even get to school. However, they are very determined and prideful. My students are highly engaged in social issues and are eager to learn about different cultures.

These students allow me to grow and develop daily as an educator.

I truly cherish the relationships I am able to bridge with my students. My students constantly keep my smiling and make my job enjoyable every day.

My Project

I teach social studies and we do a lot of writing about historical events and current event issues. Having a writer's notebook will allow my students to document their ideas and to capture their development in writing throughout the year. Having notebooks will also create organization for my students.

Notebooks may seem like a very simple tool, but they can be a lasting student artifact.

Writing notebooks will allow my students to participate in the writing process by reflecting on main concepts, expressing their ideas, proof-reading, and with editing. The notebooks for my students will used frequently and will encourage them to be life-long writers.

Mr. LaFeve
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Spiral Notebook 8x10-1/2", Wide Ruling, White, 70 Sheets, Punched • Staples Advantage $0.82 165 $135.30

Materials cost

$135.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$167.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.53

Total project goal

$196.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$196.86

1 Donor

-$167.33

Donations toward project cost

-$167.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.53

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$0.00

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