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Ms. Francis from San Francisco CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Graders Writing Like The Pros..With Your Help.

My students need 30 packs of Frog Street Smart Start Writing Paper.

  • $223 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach first graders in an urban setting. My class is very diverse. Many of my students receive free and reduced lunch. The children begin first grade at age 5 or 6.

When my first graders enter in the fall we begin writing from the start during daily writing. The children are asked to write about their lives. They are often given a topic. At this age one of the biggest challenges for students during writing is penmanship. They have such a hard time knowing how to form the letters. They also have to think about spaces and grammar....and let's not forget about story content. It is such a challenge for them.

I found the answer to one of the biggest challenges the children face, penmanship. Smart Start Writing Paper has bold graphics, in Blue, Green and Red that promote the feeling of success as children simply 'Start at the Sky and pull down to the ground', while they write the words to their story.

Your donation to my classroom would help my little students write their hearts out. I am so grateful that you took the time to consider helping my students on their way to becoming writers.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frog Street Smart Start Writing Paper K-1 Story Paper (1" line spacing) • School Specialty Inc. $4.87 10 $48.70
Frog Street Smart Start Writing Paper 1-2 Story Paper ( 5/8" line spacing) • School Specialty Inc. $4.87 10 $48.70
Frog Street Smart Start Writing Paper K-1 Story Paper (1" line spacing) • School Specialty Inc. $4.87 10 $48.70

Materials cost

$146.10

Vendor shipping charges

$14.61

State sales tax

$10.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$182.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.06

Total project goal

$222.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$222.55

1 Donor

-$182.49

Donations toward project cost

-$182.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$40.06

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$0.00

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