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Ms. Newman from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Our Readers Through Writing

Help me give my students these creative and engaging books to help students learn to add details to their writing!

  • $269 goal

This project expired on January 4, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love coming to school each day to learn, see friends, and expand their thinking. Our school has some of the lowest economic families in our district. Some students may never have an opportunity for the extra fun things in life that others their age may get to experience. Despite that, these families are full of love, compassion, and lots of support for their local community. As a whole, we work together to see great things happening inside and outside the classroom. The new school year is beginning soon, and we are so excited to come together again.

My Project

As new first grade writers, my students are branching out into various types of writing from the beginning of the school year. My students love to write! However, sometimes my students struggle with the "but I'm done!" mentality!

Students need engaging texts to teach them how to add details independently.

Sometimes new writers get stuck or struggle to envision more details to their pictures. These amazing books give step by step instructions to help students give more creative appeal to their pictures.

As readers and writers in first grade, we know that writing words will not be enough to engage a reader in our books. Students need to know how to draw interesting and fun pictures too!

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
It's Fun to Draw Creepy-Crawlies • Amazon Business $5.99 4 $23.96
It's Fun to Draw Cars, Planes, and Trains • Amazon Business $5.99 4 $23.96
It's Fun to Draw Pirates • Amazon Business $5.95 4 $23.80
It's Fun to Draw Sea Creatures • Amazon Business $5.95 4 $23.80
It's Fun to Draw Robots and Aliens (It's Fun to Draw (Paper)) • Amazon Business $5.95 4 $23.80
It's Fun to Draw Farm Animals • Amazon Business $5.95 4 $23.80
It's Fun to Draw Ghosts and Ghouls • Amazon Business $5.65 4 $22.60
It's Fun to Draw Fairies and Mermaids • Amazon Business $4.43 4 $17.72
It's Fun to Draw Princesses and Ballerinas • Amazon Business $3.00 4 $12.00

Materials cost

$195.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$228.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.30

Total project goal

$268.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$268.67

2 Donors

-$268.67

Donations toward project cost

-$228.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.30

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$0.00

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