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Mr. Morales from Bacliff TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun & Engaging Composition Journals for ELAR

Help me give my students composition journals that represent their individual personality to use for Reading, Writing, and Social Studies.

  • $573 goal

This project expired on January 9, 2019.

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My Students

The majority of our amazing 3rd graders come from low-income households and/or trailer homes. They receive free or reduced price lunch. Many of these children lack a quiet place to read or have responsibilities at home that make it difficult for them to function at one hundred percent when they come to school. Yes, 8 and 9-year-old students from our school often live like this. This was the case before Hurricane Harvey and now it may be even more difficult for many of them. Somehow, these wonderful students still manage to come to school with a smile and hug to give.

My Project

With just about every subject in school, my third grade students will need to have a composition journal that is their own. These composition books become their subject "journals" full of interactive organizers, reading responses, charts, etc. They help make that learning fun and more importantly for me, ORGANIZED. At the end of the school year, they also serve as great take home momentos what they learned during their school year.

All that being said, why shouldn't the students' composition journals reflect their own personal interests or style?

Many of our students can not always afford to bring all the listed supplies on the annual school supply list, much less afford cool and neatly decorated ones. I know if they had composition journals with that extra touch of love and style like these have, learning would be that much more fun on the day-to-day.

While a fun cover on a composition journal can seem small or insignificant to many, to our students or "Little Gators," these sorts of extras are a huge in their world.

Mr. Morales
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Marvel Spiderman Composition Notebooks 100 Wide Ruled Sheets 3 Different Designs Pack Bundle For Back To School Supplies • Amazon Business $17.94 4 $71.76
I’d Rather Be Playing Video Games Composition Book Wide Ruled 100 pages (7.44 x 9.69): Notebook Journal for Video Game Fans and Gamer School Students • Amazon Business $6.99 10 $69.90
Primary Journal Composition Book: Black Superhero Boys Composition Notebook with Picture Space, Superhero Notebook for School, African American Black ... Primary Story Journal Notebooks) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $7.99 6 $47.94
Notebook Wide Ruled Paper 4 Pack. 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inch Notepads are Great Back to School Gifts. Different Designs Make Organizing for Class Easy. Includes Schedule and Other Useful Tools • Amazon Business $14.49 2 $28.98
Book Sox EMOJI Composition Notebooks, Wide Ruled, 100 sheets, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", 4-Pack • Amazon Business $13.95 2 $27.90
Avengers Infinity War (3) pc Bundle -Composition Notebooks • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Girls Whimsy and Words Wide Ruled Composition Book Bundle - 2 Items: 1 White with Word Art and 1 Green Camo with Fun Symbols • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Comix C9000 Composition Book 100 Sheets 9.75" x 7.5" (Nebula) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Composition Notebook: Texas Composition Wide Ruled State Design Book for Primary Elementary School Students 100 Pages • Amazon Business $5.99 4 $23.96
Trendy Patterned Wide Ruled 100 Sheets Composition Notebooks - (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Notebook Wide Ruled Paper 6 Pack. 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inch Notepads are Great Back to School Gifts. Solid Colors Make Organizing for Class Easy. Includes Schedule and Other Useful Tools (Ultra Prints) • Amazon Business $20.49 1 $20.49
Notebook Composition Book Wide Ruled Kawaii Pink Unicorn, Writer's Notebook for School / student / office / teacher: Large School /college notebook with emoji icon inside, 110 Pages, 8.5x11" • Amazon Business $5.95 3 $17.85
Notebook Wide Ruled Paper 4 Pack. 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inch Notepads are Great Back to School Gifts. Different Designs Make Organizing for Class Easy. Includes Schedule and Other Useful Tools • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
Out of Print Alice in Wonderland Composition Notebook • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
3rd Grade Here I Come!: Astronaut in Outer Space Third Grade Composition Notebook (7.44" x 9.69" - Wide Ruled) Astronomy Back to School Supplies Gift • Amazon Business $6.90 2 $13.80

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