You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Moore from Memphis TN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Interactive Writing Practice

My students need writing folders, a writing management chart and a heavy duty pencil sharpener.

  • $307 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Writing for elementary students today has far surpassed the simple essays and book reports done in years past. Considering the TCAP Writing Assessment that 5th graders must face each year, teaching writing has become an awesome responsibility.

Our school is a Title One school with a high percentage of ESL students.

Our predominate culture is Hispanic. Composition and Grammar are especially difficult for our ESL students. Writing has become a main focus in fifth grade especially because of the impact it makes on the TCAP assessment scores. I am always trying to come up with new ways to introduce, engage, and encourage the students to write. Being able to communicate is fundamental to their success.

My Project

These writing folders have 4 pockets which will hold their weekly work which includes pre-writing, rough draft, edited and revised copies, as well as the final edition. The wall chart display will allow each student to move their individual pencil to each writing process on the chart. The heavy duty pencil sharpener will hold up to 75 students a day grinding away. No more sharpeners that sound like a dentist's drill or have to be popped on the top to make it stop.

Students need whatever tools we can give them to learn at an early age to be organized, creative, and better communicators.

By helping my students to stay organized with their writing, they can continue with this trait in other subjects as well.

Read More
Mrs. Moore
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 78 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Moore is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG668 - Writing Process Management Chart • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
FF359 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 8 $135.60
PENCIL SHARPENER ELECTRIC SCHOOL PRO BLUE-GRAY----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $55.51 1 $55.51

Materials cost

$216.06

Vendor shipping charges

$6.11

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$260.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.95

Total project goal

$306.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$306.36

9 Donors

-$306.36

Donations toward project cost

-$260.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Memphis","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[881585],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TN","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":559978,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/interactive-writing-practice/559978/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":78,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Moore","authorIds":{"881585":{"owner":"Mrs. Moore","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[559978],"proposalHash":"1344063632","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":156304,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["OTQxMjQx","ODgxNTg1","OTA1MTE1","OTIwMjYw","OTIyNzc0","OTQwNDgz","OTA0NzA5","OTA0Nzgw","ODgxMTY4"],"teacherId":881585,"schoolCounty":"Shelby","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TN","name":"Tennessee"}}