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Ms. Helms from Germantown MD is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Writing!

My students need five reams of colored paper, two types of pens and 20 composition books.

  • $173 goal

This project expired on April 29, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I think white paper is boring and uninspiring. Please inspire my young kindergarten students by providing them with colorful paper and colorful pens. Each of my students would also benefit from having their own writing journal.

My kindergarten students attend a public elementary school in Maryland.

They come from diverse backgrounds and often speak another language at home. There is a large ELL (English Language Learner) population in kindergarten at my school. We are considered a high poverty school.

My Project

I am requesting colored paper to help encourage and inspire the students to write. I am also asking for a variety of colorful pens to help increase the "fun" level in our writing center. Finally I would like for each of my students to have their own writing journal.

These materials will help take our writing center from boring center to a center that is appealing and fun.

The students will become more engaged and interested in writing. In the end my students will become better writers.

Ms. Helms
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wausau 67lb. Exact Vellum Bristol Card Stock White • Quill $10.52 2 $21.04
Wausau 24-lb. Astrobrights Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Assorted • Quill $16.10 1 $16.10
Wausau Exact Premium Pastel Paper Assorted • Quill $14.12 1 $14.12
Quill Brand Brights 20-lb. Color Paper Blue • Quill $8.99 1 $8.99
Roaring Spring Grade School Composition Books 1st Grade, Green Cover • Quill $1.25 20 $25.00
Pilot G2 Retractable Gel Ink Pens Fine, Assorted • Quill $11.69 1 $11.69
Quill Brand Gel Stick Pens with Grip Assorted • Quill $5.84 1 $5.84

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