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Mrs. Zalcmann from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help First Graders Become Published Authors!

The cost of a book-binding machine, book covers, and supplies for binding, all from Lakeshore Learning, is $323, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $337 goal

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My first graders love to write stories of their own adventures. They "publish" their work, complete with their neatest writing, pictures and covers, and we place the works in our classroom library. This shows them that their work is just as important as the works of the authors we feature in our library. They begin to see themselves as authors too! Writing is a very special time in our classroom. We start with a mini-lesson on the rug, where I highlight a strategy that I would like the children to begin using. Then we turn on some classical music and the children get out their writing folders and begin writing away, while I conference with them about their pieces. I am requesting a book-binding machine, so that my children's published works can look more professional. Furthermore, this machine will help my children's books last forever. The children are already so excited about writing, and this will help them feel that their works are truly important! Thanks so much for your consideration of this proposal! If it is funded, I can promise you hundreds of published books that my children will always cherish.

Mrs. Zalcmann
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CV210 - Heavy-Duty Bookbinding Machine • Lakeshore Learning $199.00 1 $199.00
CV236 - Book Cover Sheets for Bookbinding • Lakeshore Learning $10.95 1 $10.95
CV214BK - 5/16 • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 1 $6.95
CV213BK - 1/4 • Lakeshore Learning $6.25 2 $12.50

Materials cost

$229.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$275.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.53

Total project goal

$336.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$336.26

1 Donor

-$317.09

Donations toward project cost

-$276.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.50

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$0.00

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