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Mrs. Johnson from Tacoma WA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Putting Pizzaz Into Our Writing!

My students need writing center supplies to create beautiful book and research covers, cards, letters to increase motivation for writing.

  • $232 goal

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My Students

We provide a safe, nurturing place where students can learn and feel respected. Our school consists of a very diverse population culture-wise. Almost half of our students go home to speak a native language other than English. We have a 95% free and reduced lunch rate. Our school is a project based school in which we work hard to integrate subjects through meaningful long-term projects. This next year I am going to have a "literacy booster class" (first one ever attempted at our school) and will have the majority of students two years behind grade level. Statistics show that 80% of students leaving 3rd grade below grade level stay behind the rest of their academic career. I am trying to change that statistic by giving students intensive literacy instruction in fourth grade to catch up.

My Project

These writing materials will be used for when students complete their final copies of writing. Having a variety of resources for decorating final projects will be so exciting for students.

Being able to "pizzaz" up covers for books they write, as well as thank-you letters for guest speakers, family members and friends will have a huge impact on student motivation.

Students will be able to choose vibrant colors for handwriting, or printing for research projects as well as stories, persuasive essays, letters and cards, PLUS decorate final copies! This will make writing fun as well as motivate at risk students that find writing hard work.

Mrs. Johnson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 28 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola 200 Ct Fine Line Markers, 10 Assorted Colors (58-8210) • Amazon Business $37.00 1 $37.00
Astrobrights 25910-01 Filler Paper, 20 lb., Wide Ruling, Assorted Colors, 8" Height, 10.5" Width, 0.44" Length (Pack of 100) • Amazon Business $9.51 3 $28.53
Neenah Astrobrights Premium Color Card Stock, 65 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 250 Sheets, Stardust White • Amazon Business $13.19 2 $26.38
Elmer's 3D Washable Glitter Glue Pens, Classic Rainbow, Pack of 10 Pens (E199) - Great For Making Slime • Amazon Business $5.95 3 $17.85
Washi Tape Set 23 Rolls Masking Decorative Tapes for DIY Scrapbooking Crafts Wrapping Thin • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Washi Tape Set 50 Rolls - Decorative DIY Tapes for Arts and Crafts Glitter Washi Masking Tape Set • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
48 Rolls Washi Tape Set,Foil Gold Skinny Decorative Masking Washi Tapes,3MM Wide DIY Masking Tape • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
12 Colors Skinny Glitter Paper Washi Tape Set Of 24 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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