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

Wonderful Writing Center

The cost of this proposal is $430, 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>. Materials for better education.

  • $444 goal

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I am a second year teacher at an inner-city Chicago school. I am preparing for my year and my vision is to have a wonderful writing center for students to come and work at and also take materials back to their seats. I have a table just waiting for quality writing materials. My students often have so much to say but struggle with writing down their thoughts. This writing center would provide them with interesting ways to express their ideas. The center would also be a place for improving their writing skills. They would have practice with sentence structure, grammar rules, and even writing paragraphs. The materials requested cover a broad range and therefore would help my students in so many ways. My students writing skills would absolutely improve if this center was granted to me. My class of 28 students would use the materials in this center a few times a week because the materials can be used in multiple ways. The center would continue to be exciting throughout the entire year because of the quality materials requested. I would feel very fortunate to be able to teach writing skills to my students using the writing center. The center will provide work that the students will be proud of and be excited to share--what more could I ask for?

Ms. Blake
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE306 - Instant Writing Center - Grades 3-5 • Lakeshore Learning $69.50 1 $69.50
TT339 - Build-A-Sentence Stamp Center • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
GS530X - Vocabulary & Grammar Bingo Series • Lakeshore Learning $36.00 1 $36.00
TT368 - Sentence Building Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
AB257 - What Is Grammar? Book Set • Lakeshore Learning $23.50 1 $23.50
LC1639 - Magnetic Story Board • Lakeshore Learning $18.95 1 $18.95
EB864 - Lowercase Stamps • Lakeshore Learning $12.99 1 $12.99
EB863 - Uppercase Stamps • Lakeshore Learning $12.99 1 $12.99
GG139 - Build-A-Paragraph Flip Book • Lakeshore Learning $10.95 1 $10.95
RNG3 - Stamp Pads - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 2 $19.90
DT643 - Creative Thinking Flip Book - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 1 $7.95
LA288 - Extra White Magnetic Board • Lakeshore Learning $4.95 3 $14.85

Materials cost

$307.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$363.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.88

Total project goal

$443.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$443.76

2 Donors

-$419.02

Donations toward project cost

-$364.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.19

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$0.00

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