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Ms. Thornton from Pascagoula MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let the Writing Begin

Help me give my students journals so that they can begin to learn to write their own sentences.

  • $262 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach pre-kindergarten in Mississippi. Our school consists of students from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds that come together every day to learn and grow, with 100% of students at my school participating in a free lunch plan and the majority of my students learning English as their second language. Being a pre-kindergarten teacher, all of my students enter with a wide range of ability levels. These different ability levels require various teaching materials, methods, and multiple picture displays to ensure understanding.

My Project

I will use these journals in my Pre-K classroom to enhance my students writing and processing abilities. Our first semester consisted of learning the letters of the alphabet and their sounds. This second semester I will teach my students how to put their thoughts into sentence form by using their learned sight words along with the letters and sounds gained from the first semester of school. My students will use the alphabet stickers to encourage their thinking and enhance their vocabulary and use of words. My students will leave my Pre-K classroom with confidence that they can write their own sentence.

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Ms. Thornton
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR630 - Draw & Write Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.99 3 $116.97
RR731 - Alphabet Picture Stickers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 3 $59.97
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$176.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.17

Total project goal

$261.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$261.15

2 Donors

-$234.68

Donations toward project cost

-$221.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.47

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$0.00

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