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Ms. G. from Corona NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Critical Thinkers and Collaborative Learners!

My students need different colored writing paper, chart pads, a pencil sharpener, filler paper and pencils to develop as writers.

  • $233 goal

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My Students

My fourth-grade bilingual students are hard workers and resilient. We are constantly working on ways to improve. This year one of our goals is to develop as writers by going through the writing process. My motivated students are second language learners who come from various Latin American countries. They come from supportive immigrant families who understand the value of an education.

My resilient students are focused every day and strive to become great writers.

They are goal-driven and are passionate about becoming successful. I want to ensure that they have enough opportunities for reaching their goals.

My Project

Colored writing paper, pencils, chart papers are the type of materials that my students need to become proficient writers. Daily, weekly and monthly, we produce a variety of writing pieces that all require them to go through the writing process.

My students are visual learners, who learn a lot when they see a sample on chart paper.

We discuss the elements of good writing as a whole, which in turn transfers over to their writing. My students use yellow writing paper to plan and draft their ideas. After that, they write a second draft on another sheet of paper. They patiently go through two drafts of a writing piece before they publish! These to me are the early signs of great writers!

My students enjoy the writing process because they are constantly allowed opportunities to revise and edit their writing. The yellow and blue writing paper will allow them to track their revisions easily. In addition, they can also see how their ideas have developed over the course of the writing process. Kids love to evaluate how much they've grown! Something as simple as colored paper, chart paper and pencils will make a world of a difference to my students.

Ms. G.
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
POST-IT EASEL PAD YELLOW LINED 25X30 30 SHTS/PAD 2 PADS/PK • School Specialty $47.35 1 $47.35
PENCIL #2 PACK OF 144 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $17.81 2 $35.62
PENCIL SHARPENER VERTICAL - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $21.70 1 $21.70
PAPER COPY 8.5X11 COBALT BLUE-KALEIDOSCOPE REAM • School Specialty $15.26 1 $15.26
PAPER FILLER 8.5X11 PINK 3/8 RULE PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $5.03 2 $10.06
PAPER FILLER 8.5X11 BLUE 3/8 RULE PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $5.03 2 $10.06
PAPER FILLER 8.5X11 YL 3/8 RULE PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $5.03 2 $10.06

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