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Mrs. Short from Morgan Hill CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Craft of Cursive

My students need Handwriting Without Tears books. There is a high interest in my class to learn cursive and I want each child to have their own workbook.

  • $639 goal

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My Students

When students show excitement about something, I want to support that by teaching them a new skill that's meaningful to them. My class is enthused about learning cursive and I believe it would be valuable to teach and support their interest.

My school is a Title 1 school.

We are made up of many English Language Learners. We need all the help we can get with language, reading, and writing. They are highly motivated and hardworking kids. Our school has a reading intervention program to support kids that are not reading at grade level. It is all about the kids at this school.

My Project

My students will use the Handwriting Without Tears workbooks on a daily basis where they will practice cursive skills. We will do mini lessons each day following the teacher's guide to teach cursive skills. They will be able to sign their name and write letters in cursive empowering them with a valuable skill in life.

This donation will support my students' wants and needs.

This is a request by them. I am just the messenger. They want to learn Cursive. This donation will show that they are heard and we support them.

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Mrs. Short
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOOK CURSIVE SUCCESS • School Specialty $13.70 30 $411.00
GUIDE TEACHERS CURSIVE GRADE 4 • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19

Materials cost

$425.19

Vendor shipping charges

$42.52

State sales tax

$38.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$542.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.82

Total project goal

$638.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$638.81

7 Donors

-$338.81

Donations toward project cost

-$287.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.82

Matching donations from our partners

-$300.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$255.00

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.00

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$0.00

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