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Mrs. Isham from N Las Vegas NV is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Changing the World, One Writer at a Time

My students need a set of Revising and Editing checklists, Writing Process folders, a Writing Reference Center Tote, a Ready to Write Prompt Box and pencils for writing.

  • $218 goal

This project expired on October 28, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you like to write? If so, where did you get that love of writing? It all starts early in our education. I would like a class full of students who love to write, and are unable to put their pencils down!

I am a teacher at a Title One school in Nevada.

Our school is highly ELL populated. I teach a class of second grade students that are eager to learn. Many of my students do not get the opportunity to read and write at home. Some students dislike writing because it is difficult for them. Getting them to write in class can be similar to pulling teeth.

My Project

As their teacher, I want my students to develop a love of writing. Writing should not be seen as a chore, but something fun and exciting that takes them places. It is important to teach each step of the writing process. It is also important to teach students different genres of writing. How fun would it be to write a letter to a celebrity or create a travel brochure of a state that they would want to visit someday? The resources that I have requested will provide my students with wonderful ways to improve their writing.

The writing resources will not only help my students become better writers, but they will see that writing really isn't that awful.

When I say, "time for writing," students will have smiles on their faces instead of frowns and sighs of frustration.

Mrs. Isham
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF789 - Writing Reference Center Tote • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
SU28 - Pencils - Standard #2 • Lakeshore Learning $1.90 4 $7.60
AA469 - Ready to Write! Prompt Box - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
FF359 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 2 $33.90
FF399 - Write to the Point! Revising & Editing Checklists • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95

Materials cost

$141.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$189.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.33

Total project goal

$217.90

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.90

2 Donors

-$217.90

Donations toward project cost

-$189.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.33

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$0.00

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