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Mx. Carlton from Casa Grande AZ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspiring Writers Seeking Materials for New Creative Writing Course

Help me give my students materials for new creative writing and comic making course!

  • $241 goal

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My Project

So many of my students are writing in their school notebooks between their math problems and history notes. They are seeking ways of expressing their world through writings and arts and are the next generation of poets, authors, and illustrators. I was once like them; writing stories as soon as I got done with my classwork and taking every creative writing course available to me. That is why I am so very excited to be able to teach a brand new creative writing course next year.

This course is dual-sided, the first semester traditional creative writing and the second semester focusing on comic making and visual storytelling.

This course is designed to give both the traditional creative writing course of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction prose with the new age manga and illustrative graphic novel method of storytelling. Our school has a student population that devours manga and graphic novels in our library and so students are already making their own short comics that they like to show to one another. I am excited to encourage our students to tell stories in a variety of ways.

The few students I told about this course as I was planning it quickly told others, getting students I have not yet taught to come to talk to me about this course! They are excited to write and create meaningful stories. The funding for this project will help me get notebooks, folders, color pencils, and ink pens so my students can be ready to write their stories and create their comics, showcasing their creativity for everyone to see.

Mx. Carlton
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Paper Mate Felt Tip Pens | Flair Marker Pens, Medium Point, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $29.92 2 $59.84
Mead Spiral Notebook, Pack of 18 Colors, 1 Subject College Ruled Spiral Bound Notebooks, Pastel Color School Notebooks Included, 70 Pages • Amazon Business $24.80 2 $49.60
Crayola Colored Pencils, Bulk Classpack, Classroom Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count, Standard • Amazon Business $35.49 1 $35.49
Oxford 2 Pocket Folders, Textured Paper, Assorted Colors (Light Blue, Red, Yellow, Orange, Green), Letter Size, 50 Per Box (67613) • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98

Materials cost

$160.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$11.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$204.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.15

Total project goal

$240.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$240.98

3 Donors

-$172.99

Donations toward project cost

-$147.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.95

match offer

-$67.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$57.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.20

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$0.00

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