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Ms. I. from Denver CO is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Create A Station for Readers and Writers

My students need markers, pens, dry erase markers, binder clips, a stapler, a pencil sharpener and a desk tray to improve their reading and writing.

  • $234 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Someone once said, "A writer's work is never done." My students often forget that a writer is an artist, a skilled craftsman. In order to train college ready readers and writers, we need the necessary tools.

My tenth and eleventh grade students accepted a challenge on the first day of their freshman year: Graduate on time and continue onto college.

These students joined a school with an audacious goal of graduating 100 percent of students; a goal which it has met with its first and second graduating class. On average, my students read and write below grade level. Yet this will not stop my fun-loving, determined and thoughtful group.

My Project

I hope to create a place in my classroom where students can access markers, highlighters, pens, binder clips, maps, and a pencil sharpener to improve their reading and writing. To be truly ready for college, students must be able to comprehend and analyze text. With highlighters and different colored pens, students will be able to sift through difficult texts with ease. To meet the demands of college-level writing, students must be able to write and edit essays independently and need pens and markers. With the proper resources, students will be able to dissect sentences, rearrange paragraphs and revise their work. This will transform how they interact with text and how they create their own.

Each of my students has a story to tell.

Each student has the ability to comprehend difficult texts and compose beautiful essays. Utilizing the tools included in this project, the students enrolled in my courses will be prepared for college and ready to tackle whatever challenge comes next.

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Ms. I.
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Classic Regular Markers Chisel Point, Assorted Colors, 8 per Box • Quill $3.41 6 $20.46
Expo Original Dry Erase Markers Chisel Point, Assorted Colors, 1 Dozen • Quill $17.09 1 $17.09
Expo Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers Chisel Point, Black, 1 Dozen • Quill $15.99 1 $15.99
Sharpie Accent Highlighters Chisel Point, Assorted Colors, 1 Dozen • Quill $6.74 4 $26.96
Rand McNally Deluxe Maps World Wall Map • Quill $14.39 1 $14.39
Quill Assorted Size Binder Clips Black, 60 Clips/Tub • Quill $5.39 1 $5.39
Paper Mate Write Bros. Grip Ballpoint Pens Medium Point, Green • Quill $2.15 3 $6.45
Paper Mate Write Bros. Grip Ballpoint Pens Medium Point, Red • Quill $2.51 3 $7.53
X-ACTO Desktop Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill $22.49 1 $22.49
Stanley Bostitch Classic Metal Stapler, Black • Quill $4.76 1 $4.76
Quill Brand Black Mesh Coordinating Desk Letter Tray Side-Loaded • Quill $10.34 1 $10.34

Materials cost

$151.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$198.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.09

Total project goal

$233.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$233.94

2 Donors

-$215.41

Donations toward project cost

-$198.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.56

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.53

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$0.00

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