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Mrs. Rexrode from Brighton MA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Publishing Young Authors

My students need many basic items to support writing in the classroom including pens, markers, highlighters as well as a color printer with ink cartridges for publishing their narratives and reports.

  • $688 goal

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My Students

My classroom consists of 22 energetic, motivated, hard-working first graders who are eager to learn how to become good readers, writers and mathematicians.

My young scholars enter first grade at a range of different levels and abilities.

Each student works diligently in order to meet and/or exceed the standards for first grade.

Many of my students speak two languages and come from various ethnic backgrounds. This unique setting helps students to develop a cultural awareness and respect for one another.

My Project

In order to teach writing effectively, students need the right tools to support their learning. Many of the items I am hoping to receive are basic consumables such as pens, highlighters, tape, markers, sentence strips and staplers with staples.

In order to make writing more exciting however, I would like to focus on publishing my students' narratives and reports more often.

By having astrobright paper and a color printer with an ink bundle in the classroom, students will have the opportunity to print their stories and reports on their own. This experience will help them to truly understand the final stage of the writing process.

When my young writers are ready to share, they will display their writing multiple ways (ie. book report covers, clear pockets and colored card stock) and need a laminator to laminate their covers. Students will enjoy having the opportunity to read their classmates writing throughout the year and feel proud to have their writing next to their favorite mentor authors.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Wireless All-in-One Photo Printer with Mobile Printing with XL Ink Bundle • Amazon Business $265.55 1 $265.55
Pentel EnerGel RTX Retractable Liquid Gel Pen, Medium Line, Metal Tip, Assorted Ink, 8-Pack (BL77BP8M) • Amazon Business $13.94 3 $41.82
Printworks White Cardstock, 67 lb, 96 Bright, SFI Certified, Perfect for School and Craft Projects, 8.5 x 11 Inch, 250 Sheets (00554) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Charles Leonard Reusable Clear Dry Erase Pockets, Holds Worksheets Up To 9 x 12 Inches, Assorted Colored Piping, 10-Pack of Pockets (29010) • Amazon Business $16.95 2 $33.90
Swingline Stapler, 747, 25 Sheet Capacity, Rio Red (74736) • Amazon Business $11.59 2 $23.18
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminator • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Oxford Premium Clear Front Report Covers, Letter Size, Black, 25 per Pack (58806EE) • Amazon Business $21.66 1 $21.66
EXPO 86001 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Black (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $8.49 2 $16.98
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Sharpie Chisel Tip Tank Style Highlighter, Fluorescent Yellow - Pack of 36 (1920938) • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
School Smart Sentence Strips - 3 x 24 inches - Pack of 100 - Assorted Neon Colors • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape, 1.88 inches x 800 inches, 6 Rolls with Dispenser, 1.5 inch Core (142-6) • Amazon Business $11.64 1 $11.64
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4 -Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Scotch Magic Tape and Refillable Dispenser, Numerous Applications, Engineered for Repairing, Standard Width, 3/4 x 650 Inches, 6-Pack (6122) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
AmazonBasics Clear Badge Holder - Horizontal (Pack of 50) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
AmazonBasics Stapler with 1000 Staples - Black • Amazon Business $4.38 1 $4.38

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