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Ms. Rowe from Bell CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Crafty Writers

My students need access to well-known author's literature, such as Henkes, Rylant, and Woodson, to develop their own writing style. Some of the titles I am requesting are Daisy Comes Homes, Moving Day, Missing May, and Jessica.

  • $236 goal

This project expired on May 1, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember all the RED marks your teacher tread upon your wonderful stories in school. Well, no longer with Writer's Workshop! However, teachers need mentor text to model and inspire students' writing. I have requested 23 highly recommended literature books.

Students at our school are living in tough times, as most of us all.

However, school should remain a place to grow, prosper, and give hope for the future. Our kids need role models. Our kids need to feel they have a place in the world now and in the future.

My Project

Writing is a way to reflect, hope, dream, express, and . . . grow. Let's inspire through writer's that have accomplished such expression. Let's help kids share their ideas, emotions, and life experiences through writing with writer's as their inspiration. My students need access to well-known author's literature, such as Henkes, Rylant, and Woodson, to develop their own writing style. Some of the titles I am requesting are Daisy Comes Homes, Moving Day, Missing May, and Jessica.

Writer's Workshop is a wonderful curriculum!

But it can only be effective with the tools to run it. BOOKS . . . our school, city, and teacher's hometown library can not fulfill this need. Books are checked out, lost, or not even available. We need accessible mentor text to model good writing!

Ms. Rowe
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
An Angel For Solomon Singer • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Scarecrow • AKJ Books $5.18 1 $5.18
Relatives Came • AKJ Books $5.91 1 $5.91
Box Full of Lilly Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $20.71 1 $20.71
Chrysanthemum • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Jessica • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Owen Kevin Henkes • AKJ Books $6.65 1 $6.65
Sheila Rae, the Brave • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Wemberly Worried • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past • AKJ Books $5.91 1 $5.91
Important Book, The • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Daisy Comes Home • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Our Gracie Aunt Jacqueline Woodson, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
When I Was Young in the Mountains • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Jake''s 100th Day of School • AKJ Books $6.62 1 $6.62
Trevor''s Wiggly-Wobbly Tooth • AKJ Books $5.88 1 $5.88
Silbale a Willie/Whistle for Willie • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Moving Day • AKJ Books $8.96 1 $8.96
Recess Queen Alexis O''Neill, Alexis O''Neil, Laura Huliska-Be • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
Miz Berlin Walks Jane Yolen, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Night In The Country • AKJ Books $5.17 1 $5.17
Missing May • AKJ Books $4.43 1 $4.43
Koala Lou • AKJ Books $5.18 1 $5.18

Materials cost

$149.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$200.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.33

Total project goal

$235.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$235.53

3 Donors

-$117.88

Donations toward project cost

-$115.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.68

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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