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Mrs. Thornton from Terre Haute IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Extra! Extra! Write All About It!

My students need word books that will serve as spelling resources for them as they try to write more independently and high-interest story tiles that will help them to compose carefully organized stories.

  • $284 goal

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My Students

My second graders are spirited, inquisitive, eager learners attending a school of almost 700 students. They learn best when actively engaged in lessons and love to read and write about a variety topics, particularly those related to science and social studies.

Tremendous reading and writing progress is typically achieved during the second grade year with the students showing great pride in going from emergent readers to independent, fluent readers.

We explore a variety of literary genres, and a love for reading and books is cultivated. My students love to observe nature and a variety of science demonstrations. Highlights of the school year include watching the development of Monarch caterpillars into adult butterflies, creating salt dough maps of the United States, and participating in reader's theater experiences.

My Project

My school is emphasizing writing development with a focus on the 6+1 Traits of Writing model. The word books I have requested will give my students each a personal writing dictionary with listed high frequency words and also space provided for each letter of the alphabet to add powerful words and vocabulary words for students to incorporate in their daily writing.

Creative writing can be very challenging for primary students.

The story tiles feature high-interest illustrations and photographs to sequence that will be a visual springboard from which students can write their own stories with an eye to careful organization.

Mrs. Thornton
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR674 - My Word Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 3 $89.97
FF236 - Sequence & Write Story Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LL843 - Nonfiction Sequence & Write Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
FF236 - Sequence & Write Story Tiles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
PP580 - Giant Magnetic Early Writing Page • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99

Materials cost

$207.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$241.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.54

Total project goal

$283.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$283.59

2 Donors

-$248.29

Donations toward project cost

-$241.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.30

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$0.00

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