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Ms. Fields from Richmond VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Excuse Free Writing Environment

My students need 10 different writing tools for our writing center.

  • $360 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember what it was like as a child not having needed tools that would assist you with writing? My students are experiencing daily obstacles that are hindering them from creating the perfect writing sample. Having the right tools will keep them excuse free. Can you help?

I teach Special Education in an urban setting.

My students are energetic and desire a quest for knowledge. Our school is small and we do not have much community support. The school receives funding from Title I and the free lunch program. But with recent budget cuts, we are unable to get writing tools that will assist with weekly writing prompts and assignments.

My Project

It is hard to teach students the writing process when you do not have the necessary equipment. Well, my students would benefit from having a working pencil sharpener, writing clipboards, colored pencils and dry erase makers with dry erase board cleaners. They will utilize the writing tools to create the perfect writing sample. The clipboards will give flexibility of inside/outside informal classroom environment space. The dry erase markers will allow students to practice writing mechanic skills using individual dry erase boards that we already have in their learning environment.

With your support and donations this project can become a reality.

Having the right tools will make students excuse free and exceptional writers. Please help my students create the perfect writing sample.

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Ms. Fields
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sanford Expo Original Dry Erase Markers Chisel Point, Black, 1 Dozen • Quill $14.39 2 $28.78
Expo Dry-Erase Erasers Eraser • Quill $2.96 6 $17.76
The Mailbox Prompt, Plan, Write! Grade 5 • Quill $14.84 1 $14.84
Scholastic 40 Writing Prompts with Graphic Organizers • Quill $12.59 1 $12.59
Sanford Expo Dry Erase Markers Chisel Point, Assorted Colors, 4-Color Set • Quill $4.49 12 $53.88
X-ACTO Teacher Pro Desktop Electric Pencil Sharpener Blue/Black • Quill $40.49 1 $40.49
Crayola Colored Pencils 12/Box • Quill $1.39 12 $16.68
Expo Dry-Erase Surface Cleaners Pop-up Pre-Moistened Towelettes • Quill $7.19 3 $21.57
Saunders Seaglass Translucent Clipboards Plum • Quill $3.14 12 $37.68
Evan-Moor Daily Paragraph Editing Grade 5 • Quill $19.34 1 $19.34

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