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Mrs. M. from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hungry for Writing? Here Is Your Hamburger Paragraph!

My students need 22 Writing Process Student Folders, a Build-A-Paragraph Flip Book, Daily Paragraph Editing Practice, Hamburger Paragraph Pocket Chart Kit, Daily Writing Prompt Flip Chart, Content Area Writing Prompts, Classroom Publishing Center, and Extra Blank Newspapers.

  • $312 goal

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I am a second grade teacher in a low socio-economic level community of wonderful students who have a strong desire to learn, but lack the background knowledge and English skills. My students are very bright. However, writing skills always seem to be a stumbling block where my students need reinforcement.

My students desperately need something to help them get excited about writing! They do not enjoy “worksheet” style learning; yet, my students need a way to practice what they have learned. My goal is for them to walk in my classroom and be eager about learning and practicing writing skills.

I am looking for a way to teach the writing skills that are a part of our state standards and are necessary for students to become successful writers. My second graders have different learning styles, and I try to incorporate all of them into my teaching. Most students learn when they are doing hands-on activities and playing games. The Hamburger Paragraph Pocket Chart Kit will give students the practice they need to master essential writing skills. The giant pocket chart that lets the whole class build their own paragraphs—step by step! The handy folders will guide students step by step through the writing process, with fold-out pockets that store everything from the initial story map to the final draft! Plus, each side of the folder is jam-packed with information to help students along the way, including topic ideas, an editing checklist, and more. A Daily Writing Prompt Flip Chart will give students the daily practice they need to master different writing styles with high-interest prompts that are sure to inspire developing writers! A Classroom Publishing Center will be our destination for all the great stories written in the class!

Your support will help make it possible for my students to succeed (and enjoy) writing. My students need the extra motivation, and these resources will help get them to be more enthusiastic! Your gift will make it possible for these children to master second grade writing skills in a fun way, so they can succeed now and build the learning blocks for writing skills to be learned in third grade and beyond. Your gift will make a difference in the quality of writing instructions.

Mrs. M.
Grades PreK-2
  • Anthony P. Russo Academy
  • San Jose, CA

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BG278 - Hamburger Paragraph Pocket Chart Kit • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95
CV205 - Daily Paragraph Editing Practice - Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning $21.99 1 $21.99
FF359 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 2 $33.90
LL166 - Content Area Writing Prompts - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
FF592 - Extra Blank Newspapers - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
FF591 - Classroom Publishing Center • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
GG139 - Build-A-Paragraph Flip Book • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
JJ219 - Daily Writing Prompt Flip Chart • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FF358 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Each • Lakeshore Learning $1.95 2 $3.90

Materials cost

$207.49

Vendor shipping charges

$20.75

State sales tax

$15.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$255.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.07

Total project goal

$311.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$311.49

1 Donor

-$311.49

Donations toward project cost

-$255.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.07

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$0.00

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