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Ms. P. from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Third Graders As Authors and Publishers

The cost of a binding system and plastic combs from Highsmith Inc and Quill Corporation is $217, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $230 goal

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I am a third grade teacher at an elementary school on the south side of Chicago. I just moved from second grade to third grade with most of my students. So far, it has been a wonderful experience for all! My third graders are extremely excited about being authors this year. Only one week into school, and they are already in the early stages of writing their first fiction story. We have plans this year to write tons of stories, of all types of genres. Unfortunately, we only have the supplies to write and illustrate the stories, but no equipment to bind the stories into "real books" (as my students call bound books). The idea of taking their work to the final step of publishing, makes them ecstatic! I am requesting a Plastic Comb Book Binder for the writing center in my classroom. Allowing the students to bind their stories into "real books" would bring them an amazing sense of accomplishment. They would also be able to share these stories with other students across grade levels and with family and friends. Thank you for your contribution to the future authors of tomorrow!

Ms. P.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DOCUBIND C100 BINDING SYSTEM -- GBC Docubind C100 Standard Plastic Binding System • Quill Corporation $134.99 1 $134.99
Plastic Combs, 5/16 in. Dia., 40 • Highsmith Inc. $5.49 3 $16.47

Materials cost

$151.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$188.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.40

Total project goal

$230.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$230.00

1 Donor

-$216.89

Donations toward project cost

-$189.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.89

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.60

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$0.00

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