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Ms. Docca from New Bedford MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Future Authors Start at Writers Workshop

My students need writing process folders and composition notebooks to help them get organized during Writer's Workshop.

  • $208 goal

This project expired on November 1, 2018.

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My Students

As a first year teacher, I have not had the chance to meet my students for the 2018-2019 school year yet. I do know that my students will come from a low-income, high English language learner, high poverty district, and they are faced with challenges every day. When they come to my classroom, I want the chance to help them develop a community of learners who are academically proficient, demonstrate strong character, and exhibit self-confidence. I can’t wait to meet them come August.

My Project

My hardworking scholars need a way to organize their work. My students write narrative pieces, informational pieces, and persuasive pieces during Writer's Workshop, Guided Writing, Journaling, and so much more! However, many of my students struggle to create grade level pieces of writing.

Your generous donation will help make writing more fun and manageable for my students who will use these writing folders for all the different types of writing in the classroom.

The colorful writing process folders will be a fun new addition to our writing supplies. They will allow students to better organize their writing and better visualize the process of writing just like real authors. The composition notebooks will allow students to become authors as they “publish” their final pieces of writing in their composition notebooks. I am excited to unpack and get started!

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FG445X - Classic Composition Book - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 3 $83.97
FF359 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97

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