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  • $556 goal

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Mrs. Giacobbe
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Life in Kindergarten

My students need markers, highlighters, pens, and blank journals to improve their writing abilities.

My Students

The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. ~Anaïs Nin

The school that I work at in Tennessee is over 50% military and our funding is being cut.

The students in my room are beginning writers. Some students are just drawing pictures and some are barely putting words together. The kind of school they attend is a low income school/Title One school.

My Project

Every child deserves the opportunity to put their thoughts onto paper and to be taught how to put their thoughts on paper. The materials that I have requested will be able to assist the children with being able to write. The journals have a picture section and three lines for writing. Beginning Kindergartners begin writing by drawings and the sentences for those that are able to write. The finger spacers show the students how to properly make spaces between their words! The sentence strips, dry eraser makers, highlighter tape will be used to model for the students how to write correctly. The copy paper and the clipboards will be used for the children to walk around the room. The students will be able to copy words from the room to gain knowledge of new vocabulary terms. The writing paper will be able to show a student how to form letters correctly.

We all have to start somewhere!

Why don't we start in Kindergarten? This project with the supplied materials needed to be able to model, and show students how to write! The students will be able to put their thoughts onto paper and learn a life long skills. Let's give the students the ability to say what they are unable to say.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER STORY K-1 SMART START 360 SHEETSD • School Specialty Inc. $15.19 2 $30.38
MY FIRST JOURNAL • School Specialty Inc. $9.49 20 $189.80
ACCESSORY WRITING TWO FINGER SPACER • School Specialty Inc. $12.72 1 $12.72
PHRASE STRIPS 12X3 WIPE-OFF WHITE W/ BLUE PACK OF 30 • School Specialty Inc. $3.79 1 $3.79
TAPE HILITER ORANGE REMOVABLE REFILL 1/2 IN • School Specialty Inc. $2.27 3 $6.81
HIGHLIGHTER ACCENT TANK STYLE FL. YELLOW PACK OF 12 • School Specialty Inc. $6.93 2 $13.86
MARKER DRY ERASE EXPO LOW ODOR FINE ASST PACK OF 12 • School Specialty Inc. $14.81 1 $14.81
PAPER 20# WHITE COPY 8.5X11 92 BRIGHT CUT SHEET CASE OF 5000 • School Specialty Inc. $34.67 1 $34.67
RECYCLED CLIPBOARD - BLACK • School Specialty Inc. $5.69 15 $85.35

Materials cost

$392.19

Vendor shipping charges

$39.22

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$472.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.35

Total project goal

$555.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$555.64

1 Donor

-$555.64

Donations toward project cost

-$472.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 20 students.

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