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Mrs. W. from Knoxville TN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Write Stuff

My students need innovative 6Trait writing resources, writing activities, printer, and various colorful computer paper to enhance their writing skills.

  • $535 goal

This project expired on November 21, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The Write Stuff is a writing program I want to implement in my classroom. Historically the students I have taught have struggled to be inspired to write. These resources would spark the interest needed to write creatively.

My students are part of an urban school setting.

They have limited resources at home to enhance their skills in the area of writing. Part of our state testing includes a writing assessment. Every year it is a challenge to mold into proficient writers. Using the materials requested I hope to overcome this challenge for the benefit of my students.

My Project

The resources requested such as the books 6Trait Writing Complete Guide, 6Trait Good Writing, and 40 Reproducible Forms for the 6Trait Classroom, will be used to teach the writing process and implement 6Trait writing. The writing instruction will introduce a variety of genres and the activities will provide the necessary support. The Writing Center Tote will offer guidance during and after writing instruction. Using the Writing Center Management Chart and the Writing Folders will enable the students to focus and stay on track with their writing. Students will have the opportunity to use the computer to publish their final draft using colorful paper and the needed printer.

Through the efforts and use of donated resources students in my classroom would become creative, proficient writers that will benefit them now on their state assessment and in their future endeavors.

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

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG668 - Writing Process Management Chart • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
INSTANT PERSONAL POSTER SETS EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT ME----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $13.67 1 $13.67
40 REPRODUCIBLE FORMS FOR THE WRITING TRAITS CLASSROOM----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $17.48 1 $17.48
BOOK TRAITS OF GOOD WRITING CHALLENGING GR 5-6 • School Specialty Inc. $16.14 1 $16.14
CARDS WRITING PROMPTS GRADE 5 PACK OF 120 • School Specialty Inc. $18.99 1 $18.99
BOOK TRAITS OF WRITING COMPLETE GUIDE • School Specialty Inc. $28.49 1 $28.49
PAPER FILLER 8.5X11 BLUE 3/8 RULE PACK OF 100 • School Specialty Inc. $3.98 1 $3.98
PAPER FILLER 8.5X11 PINK 3/8 RULE PACK OF 100 • School Specialty Inc. $3.98 1 $3.98
PAPER FILLER 8.5X11 YL 3/8 RULE PACK OF 100 • School Specialty Inc. $3.98 1 $3.98
FF789 - Writing Reference Center Tote • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
FF358 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Each • Lakeshore Learning $1.95 20 $39.00
HP Officejet 6000 InkJet printer • CDW Inc. $81.00 1 $81.00
HP 920 print cartridge • CDW Inc. $19.99 1 $19.99
HP 920XL print cartridge • CDW Inc. $18.99 1 $18.99
HP 920XL print cartridge • CDW Inc. $18.94 1 $18.94
BALLOONS FUN PAPER, 8.5X11", FOR LASER & INKJET PRINTERS -- Fun Paper Letterhead; Balloons • Quill $8.09 2 $16.18
IVY FUN PAPER, 8.5X11", FOR LASER & INKJET PRINTERS -- Fun Paper Letterhead; Ivy • Quill $8.09 2 $16.18
FUN PAPER, COWBOY BOOTS -- Fun Paper Letterhead; Cowboy Boots • Quill $8.09 2 $16.18

Materials cost

$398.07

Vendor shipping charges

$25.36

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$438.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.24

Total project goal

$534.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$534.65

11 Donors

-$529.16

Donations toward project cost

-$438.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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