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Mrs. Frank from San Ramon CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Are Authors: Blank Books to Inspire Our Stories

Help me give my students the chance to become authors with stories written in hard and soft cover books.

  • $335 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 26 dynamic second and third graders in a small, Title I public school in Northern California. My students come from diverse cultural backgrounds and family situations; yet, we come together as a class. My students each have their own learning struggles and strengths; yet, each child's individual needs must be met in our second grade‚Äč classroom.

Each student learns differently; yet, each child has to master second and third grade Common Core standards.

As their teacher, I must find different ways to help each child meet those standards, in two different grade levels!

My Project

My students write every day in class as a part of Writer's Workshop. They write true stories that are important to them from their own lives. They add juicy details and edit their work.

What better way to celebrate writing than to turn their stories into books that will last a lifetime?

I want to allow my students to feel like real authors as they write one special story in a blank hardcover book. Softcover books will allow students to write multiple stories throughout the year that they are especially proud of. Writing stories in books is empowering for young learners.

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hard Covered Blank Bare Book 6"x6" with Blank Pages Pack of 10 • Amazon Business $34.99 5 $174.95
Hygloss Products Colorful Blank Books – Books for Journaling, Sketching, Writing & More – Great for Arts & Crafts - 10 Assorted Bright, Fun Colors - Pocket-Size - 4.25 x 5.5 Inches - 100 Pack • Amazon Business $54.94 1 $54.94

Materials cost

$229.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$284.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.18

Total project goal

$334.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$334.55

2 Donors

-$288.12

Donations toward project cost

-$284.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$46.43

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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