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  • $523 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

  • 16 donors
  • $0 still needed

Write On! We're Almost Ready!

My students need flair pens to help them with early letter formation, as they learn that they are writing for their readers! Writing is FUN!

My Students

Every child has a story tell, especially in 1st and 2nd grade. I'd like my students to see themselves as writers and have the tools they need, to share the unlimited possiblities of their own imaginations.

We love turtles and my Turtle Team has the cutest 6 & 7 year olds you'll ever meet!

We are proud to live and learn in the Pacific Northwest. My class is a combination of first and second graders, and the writer's workshop model that we use allows me to blend a variety of writing levels. Their writing partners become their best positive critics and they learn how to celebrate each other's stories!

My Project

Picture little writers who have pencil tips that break or papers that tear from too much erasing. Their frustration turns writing into a chore, instead of a joy. It's a really big deal to use black flair "teacher pens" for writing and it lets them know that it's OK to goof-up or change things. We fix it with another color, not erasing. The felt tip pens help them to write more slowly and carefully, with better letter formation. Soon they're writing with their reader in mind and creativity takes over. They find SUCCESS!

Getting my little writers off to a great start by using our "special writing pens" will bring joy to our Writer's Workshop alll year long!

My primary writers will work with many different genre, like narrative writing, nonfiction chapters, science writing and poetry. The key to this project is that our energy will be put into their ideas, because we will have the tools they need! Thank you for choosing us.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Paper Mate Flair Point Guard Pens Black • Quill.com $14.39 16 $230.24
Paper Mate Flair Point Guard Pens Blue • Quill.com $14.39 6 $86.34
Paper Mate Flair Point Guard Pens Green • Quill.com $14.84 4 $59.36

Materials cost

$375.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$444.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.44

Total project goal

$522.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$522.91

14 Donors

-$476.81

Donations toward project cost

-$405.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.52

Matching donations from our partners

-$46.10

Match offers toward project cost

-$39.18

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.92

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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