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  • $242 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Hall
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 16 donors
  • $0 still needed

The Right Way to Write

My students need resources to help building their writing capacity. Grammar and writing are struggling areas and Common Core materials addressing these areas are needed.

My Students

Common Core puts the focus back on writing. However the practice has been neglected for many years and the students are lacking basic skills. The composition books and writing activity resources I am requesting will engage writing proficiency.

My students are so behind in writing and grammar.

Besides the neglect in the curriculum, technology hinders many of my students. They write how they text, and in a classroom setting, that spells disaster! Most of my students come from either single family homes and many are being raised by their grandparents or foster parents.

My Project

Since their writing and grammar skills are underdeveloped, it is my goal to get them back on track and correct the deficiency. I teach 9th grade English and this group will be the first to take a high stakes test that accompanies Common Core. The test has multiple writing assignments and quite frankly, without the additional help in writing and grammar, my students will struggle to pass. I also am preparing them for SAT and ACT assessments which they will take in a few years, and writing is assessed there as well. The material this grant will pay for is a step in the right direction to equip them with the resources for achievement.

As a teacher, I have longed to teach grammar and writing, however our curriculum hasn't focused on it and neither have our state assessments.

Now Common Core expects it and my resources are subpar. Please help me help them.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
COMPOSITION BOOK FIVE STAR POLY COVER COLLEGE-RULED 100/SHT • ABC School Supply, Inc $5.98 12 $71.76
BULLETIN BOARD 16X15 WRITING PROCESS • ABC School Supply, Inc $12.34 1 $12.34
BOOK JUMBO BOOK OF WRITING LESSONS • ABC School Supply, Inc $24.93 1 $24.93
BOOK 256 PGS IF YOU'RE TRYING TO TEACH KIDS HOW TO WRITE • ABC School Supply, Inc $20.94 1 $20.94
BOOK DAILY WARM-UPS SPELLING AND • ABC School Supply, Inc $18.94 1 $18.94

Materials cost

$148.91

Vendor shipping charges

$14.89

State sales tax

$8.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$204.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.17

Total project goal

$241.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$241.13

15 Donors

-$171.13

Donations toward project cost

-$145.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.67

match offer

-$70.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$59.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

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$0.00

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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