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Mrs. Yantorno from Stamford CT is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Writing Center

My students need writing activities, like a "Ready to Write!" Prompt Box, a Grammar & Writing Folder Games Library and 10-Minute Mini Lessons for Writing.

  • $257 goal

This project expired on June 23, 2012.

This project expired on June 23, 2012.

My Students

Writing is boring! Do we have to write a story? These are words a teacher does not enjoy. All teachers want their students to be excited about writing. A writing center will allow my scholars the opportunity to share their feelings, thoughts and ideas through writing.

My second graders are fun-loving students eager to express themselves.

Many of my students struggle because of their socioeconomic situation. Half of the students in the school are on free or reduced price lunch. Each scholar comes from a diverse background that often needs encouragement and support. I strive to create a safe and trusting environment in my classroom. Through writing, my students can express their fears, feelings, thoughts and experiences.

My Project

The materials I am requesting will help create a writing center in my classroom. The grammar and writing games, flip book, prompt box and activity cards that I am requesting will help my students practice their writing. These hands-on activities will surely be fun as well as allow them to gain the grammar and writing skills necessary to succeed.

I will be able to work in small groups while other students work independently.

Through the skills the students will practice in this center, they will learn how to express themselves in writing while gaining an appreciation for writing.

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Mrs. Yantorno
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA469 - Ready to Write! Prompt Box - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
HH251 - Grammar & Writing Folder Games Library • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
FF735 - Your Turn to Write Activity Folders - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
DD295 - Quick-Pick Grammar & Usage Activity Cards • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
AA997 - Build-A-Story Flip Book • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
HH139 - 10-Minute Mini Lessons for Writing • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95

Materials cost

$180.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$218.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.54

Total project goal

$256.95

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