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Mrs. Burrage-Poindexter from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Students Successfully Writing for all Situations!

The cost of the portable writing stations is $540, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $540 goal

This project expired on September 29, 2005.

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I teach in a Chicago Public School where over 90% of our students receive free lunch. I am a third grade teacher who teaches 21 motivated students. However, eighteen of my twenty one students write essays at about a first grade level. My students must learn to write to express themselves appropriately. Knowing my students' learning styles, I know that portable writing stations in my classroom will enhance all 21 of my students' ability to write effectively and enable me to teach my students writing in a more effective manner. I would like for my students to have four(4) portable writing stations filled with writing supplies. My 21 students would use these writing stations for their (1)expository,(2)persuasive, (3)narrative, and (4)creative or narrative writing. This would allow my students to practice writing for various reasons daily and help them learn to successfully write for all situations. Your support is appreciated. Together we can prepare students for the future.

Mrs. Burrage-Poindexter
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JWOD Colored File Folders, 1/3 Cut, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 24 • Office Depot Inc. $13.25 2 $26.50
Hunt(R) Boston(R) 19240 Electric Sharpener, Black • Office Depot Inc. $12.71 3 $38.13
Paper Mate(R) Liquid Paper(R) Correction Fluid, Fast Dry, White, Pack Of 12 • Office Depot Inc. $10.49 1 $10.49
Iris 44-Quart Plastic Storage Box, Clear With Purple Lid • Office Depot Inc. $10.03 2 $20.06
Wausau Astrobrights(R) Bright Color Paper Assortment, 8 1/2quot x 11, 24 Lb, Assortment 2, Ream Of 500 Sheets • Office Depot Inc. $10.03 4 $40.12
Iris 44-Quart Plastic Storage Box, Clear With Blue Lid • Office Depot Inc. $10.03 2 $20.06
Paper Mate(R) Pink Pearl(R) Erasers, Small, Box Of 36 • Office Depot Inc. $8.10 2 $16.20
JWOD Skilcraft Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Red, Box Of 12 • Office Depot Inc. $6.96 3 $20.88
Highland(TM) Self-Stick Notes, 3quot x 3quot, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 18nbspnbspnbsp • Office Depot Inc. $6.28 1 $6.28
Wirebound Notebooks, 1 Subject, Wide Ruled, 8quot x 10 1/2quot, 70 Pages, Pack Of 6 • Office Depot Inc. $4.09 4 $16.36
Binney amp Smith Crayola(R) Standard Crayon Set With Built-In Sharpener, Assorted Colors, Box Of 64 • Office Depot Inc. $3.52 4 $14.08
Swingline(R) 545(TM) Standard Desk Stapler, Black • Office Depot Inc. $3.47 4 $13.88
Office Depot(R) White Copy Paper, 8 1/2quot x 11quot Letter Size, 20 Lb, 84 Brightness, Ream Of 500 Sheets • Office Depot Inc. $3.11 4 $12.44
BIC(R) Brite Liner(R) Highlighters, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 6 • Office Depot Inc. $2.97 4 $11.88
Avery(R) Marks-A-Lot(R) Permanent Markers, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 4 • Office Depot Inc. $2.75 8 $22.00
Office Depot(R) Wood 2 Pencils, Medium Soft Lead, Pack Of 72 • Office Depot Inc. $2.68 2 $5.36
Avery(R) Sliding Bar Report Covers, Assorted Bars, Pack Of 6 • Office Depot Inc. $2.04 4 $8.16
Paper Mate(R) Erasermax(TM) Erasable Ink Pen, Medium Point, 10 mm, Black • Office Depot Inc. $1.36 32 $43.52
Pencil Box, 8 1/2quot x 5 1/2quot, Clear • Office Depot Inc. $1.35 8 $10.80
Wide-Ruled Notebook Filler Paper, 8quot x 10 1/2quot, 3-Hole Punched, Pack Of 150 Sheets • Office Depot Inc. $1.08 15 $16.20
Swingline(R) SF(R) 1 Standard Staples, Standard Point, 1/4quot, Full Strip, Box Of 5,000 • Office Depot Inc. $0.94 4 $3.76

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