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  • 8 donors
  • $256 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Strausbaugh
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

The Write Stuff

Help me give my students instant sentence tiles, word fun book sets 1 and 2, and laminating pouches. We will use these to study how to write sentences.

My Students

Twenty-first century skills involve problem solving and critical thinking in the highest form. My students are struggling to develop these skills in a manner that is relevant to their age.

Our class consists of 21 second grade boys and girls of varying academic skills.

The one thing that they all have in common is their enthusiasm for learning. Many of my students are from poverty level or just barely over. Several come from one parent homes. We have worked very hard on our social skills because they go to latchkey, a babysitter, or stay with an older sibling because that one parent works at a minimum wage job.

My Project

I am asking for word fun book sets to help my students learn parts of speech. This skill is necessary to understand the writing process.

I want them to use the instant sentence tiles to help them write books that we will laminate and include in our library.

This will show them the power of literacy, both in reading and writing!

These books will then go home with them to read to family members. At the end of the year, they can trade or keep what they have written, similar to a community book swap. Students will become authors and readers.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Word Fun Books Set 1 - Set of 10 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $71.96 1 $71.96
Word Fun Books Set 2 - Set of 9 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $65.66 1 $65.66
Instant Sentence Tiles • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.96 1 $35.96
Staples Thermal Pouches, Menu, 25/Pack (17469) • Staples Advantage $11.06 1 $11.06

Materials cost

$184.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$217.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.37

Total project goal

$255.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$255.78

7 Donors

-$245.78

Donations toward project cost

-$208.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.87

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by An anonymous classroom supporter and 7 other donors.

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