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Ms. Escobar from Bakersfield CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Loving Literacy: Journals in the Multiage Classroom

My students need 80 various journals for poetry, writing, and close reading comprehension.

  • $360 goal

This project expired on September 28, 2015.

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My Students

During the 2015-16 school year I will be teaching a multiage class of 1-2 graders. I would like for students to have their own poetry and writing journals, and for 2nd graders to have a journal where they can practice reading comprehension strategies.

My students come from a variety of backgrounds.

Some of my students will be first graders and some will be second graders. I would like for them to keep both a poetry and writing journal, and the second graders could keep one for a comprehension strategy called Close Reading.

My Project

My students need 80 various journals for poetry, writing, and close reading comprehension. Journals will be used daily. In the Poetry Journals, students will keep poems that we read together in class and write their own poetry. In the Writing Journal, they will write a few times a week about different topics. In the Comprehension Journal, students will show evidence about what they are reading.

My students need good quality journals which will enhance their learning in reading and writing.

While I have used regular spiral notebooks at times in the past, I feel that these students need specific journals which address skills and standards students are working on (ie writing, poetry, comprehension).

Ms. Escobar
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE371 - Poetry Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 3 $98.97
FG465X - Classic Primary Composition Book - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 3 $83.97
PP473 - Close Reading Journal - Gr. 2-3 - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 2 $65.98

Materials cost

$248.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$305.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.90

Total project goal

$359.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$359.33

4 Donors

-$174.73

Donations toward project cost

-$152.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.01

match offer

-$179.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$152.71

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.94

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$0.00

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