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Mrs. S. from Chicago IL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Don't Know What to Write About!

The cost of various writing prompt materials from Lakeshore Learning is $166, 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>.

  • $193 goal

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I am a second grade teacher at Chicago International Charter School - Bucktown Campus. The most frequent phrase that I hear from students during writing time in my classroom is "I don't know what to write about!" While there are plenty of times when a writing topic is assigned, I believe it is very important for my young writers to explore various topics and genres of writing that are meaningful to them. I would like to to add materials to my writing center that enable to students to choose a topics that they are interested in! Students will be able to go to the writing center if they are not sure what to write about and use the materials to choose a topic in which they are interested in writing. For example, the students can go to the "help yourself writing rings" center and choose a writing prompt that is interesting to them. When students are able to write about topics that spark their interest, they have more enthusiasm about their writing. With the additional writing centers from your generous donation, the students in my class will become better writers!

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA469 - Ready to Write! Prompt Box - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
GG228 - Pick-A-Prompt Writing Center • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
EE109 - Help-Yourself Writing Rings • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
DT667 - Daily Journal Prompts - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95

Materials cost

$124.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$157.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.65

Total project goal

$192.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$192.50

3 Donors

-$176.43

Donations toward project cost

-$158.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.43

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.25

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$0.00

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