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Mrs. Romo from Waukegan IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Create Writers!

My students need basic writing supplies in order to become wonderful writers!

  • $304 goal

This project expired on September 29, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"I don't have a pencil!" My students come to me with limited supplies, especially for writing. It's very hard for them to keep their stories organized. They will organize their writing as a book. By the end of 3rd grade, they will have a collection of stories in their notebook.

My students are all English language learners.

Most of them come from low income homes and all qualify for free lunch. When they start 3rd grade in the fall, they are all very skeptical about writing. However, by the end of 3rd grade, they love to write! Writing is a wonderful way to learn English. They learn so much as they go through the writing process.

My Project

With your help, each student will be able to create a "Source Book." Within this book they will have a collection of first drafts organized with a table of contents. They will be able to publish one piece per week. They will learn: narrative writing; explanatory writing; persuasive writing; expository writing. They will learn so much about the English language.

Writing is an essential skill that students need to learn.

3rd grade is the year to capture their interest in writing. With your help, my students will have pencils, and enough paper to keep them writing for the whole school year!

Mrs. Romo
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER UNRLD CMPBK 9.75'' X 7.5'' 100SHT/200PG - SCHOOL SMART • ABC School Supply, Inc $2.65 25 $66.25
CENTER WRITING TABLETOP • ABC School Supply, Inc $44.06 1 $44.06
PAPER - GO GREEN COMPUTER PAPER 50 SHT • ABC School Supply, Inc $7.59 1 $7.59
PAPER - RED AND WHITE DOT COMPUTER PAPER 50 SHT • ABC School Supply, Inc $7.59 1 $7.59
PAPER DESIGN STAR STUDENT PACK OF 50 • ABC School Supply, Inc $4.90 1 $4.90
PAPER - BLACK AND WHITE DOT COMPUTER PAPER 50 SHT • ABC School Supply, Inc $7.59 1 $7.59
PAPER PRINTER SCROLL THEME 8.5X11 • ABC School Supply, Inc $7.12 1 $7.12
PENCILS DIXON ORIOLE #2 144- ONE GROSS • ABC School Supply, Inc $18.04 2 $36.08
CARDS WRITING PROMPTS GRADE 5 PACK OF 120 • ABC School Supply, Inc $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$200.17

Vendor shipping charges

$20.02

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$258.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.56

Total project goal

$303.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$303.75

2 Donors

-$303.75

Donations toward project cost

-$258.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.56

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$0.00

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