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Mrs. Viveiros from Schenectady NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Writing Fun

Help me give my students the supplies that they need to make writing fun!

  • $459 goal

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My Students

I have 25 sweet First grade students. They are kind hearted and loving kids. They are also extremely hard working. They come to school each and every day ready to learn and with a smile on the face. As do I! Our school day can feel very long when you are only 6/7 years old, but these kids of mine sore through the day. They complete Phonics, Guided Reading, Math, Writing, Science, Social Studies, go to specials, lunch and recess and STILL have energy to spare. They amaze me.

Unfortunately, our school is located within a high poverty district and many of my students do not have the resources that they need at their fingertips.

I do not want them to feel as though they deserve less than other districts may have. I want to ensure that they are set up for success.

My Project

I teach six and seven year olds how to write. Not only that thiugh. First, we learn sounds- how to blend them- and how to put those sounds together to form words. In first grade srudents take their thoughts and put them on paper.

Writing can be very challenging for some students- so I want to make it fun!

I want my students to want to learn to write. What a better way than to give them a writers workshop full of colorful pens, clipboards, staplers and markers. As a teacher, it is my job to make learning fun and foster my students creativity. I hope you wil consider our project

Mrs. Viveiros
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pentel EnerGel-X RollerGel Retractable Gel Pens, Medium Point, Assorted Ink Colors, 8/Pack (BL107CRBP8M) • Staples Advantage $18.69 4 $74.76
Paper Mate Flair Felt Pens, Medium Point, Assorted Colors Ink, 48/Pack (4651) • Staples Advantage $73.49 1 $73.49
Swingline 747 Metal Desktop Stapler, Antimicrobial, 25 Sheet Capacity, Black (74741) • Staples Advantage $21.49 2 $42.98
Paper Mate Flair Felt Pens, Medium Point, Assorted Color Ink, 12/Pack (74423) • Staples Advantage $18.89 2 $37.78
Swingline Durable Desk Stapler, 20 Sheet Capacity, Black (64601) • Staples Advantage $14.49 2 $28.98
Staples Hardboard Clipboard, Natural Brown (44292) • Staples Advantage $2.49 10 $24.90
Staples Supply Cup, Black Mesh (25276) • Staples Advantage $7.49 3 $22.47
Staedtler Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Assorted Colors. 10/Pack • Staples Advantage $6.09 2 $12.18
Staples Wire Mesh Pen Cup, Black (25283) • Staples Advantage $2.99 3 $8.97
BIC Round Stic Xtra-Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink, 60/Pack (GSM609-BLK) • Staples Advantage $6.49 1 $6.49
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Purple Ink, Dozen (16736-0) • Staples Advantage $2.99 2 $5.98
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Blue Ink, 60/Pack (GSM609BE) • Staples Advantage $5.00 1 $5.00
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pen with Grip, Medium Point, Purple • Staples Advantage $4.71 1 $4.71
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Blue Ink, 12/Pack (GSMG11BE) • Staples Advantage $3.09 1 $3.09
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Red Ink, Dozen (13889) • Staples Advantage $2.99 1 $2.99

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