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

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The cost of dictionaries, thesauruses, The Writer's Express, and supplies is $543, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $559 goal

This project expired on September 1, 2005.

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I am responsible for teaching Literacy and Writing to grades 2, 4, 6, 7 and 8. Our school is a pre-kindergarten to eighth grade school with about 86% of the students receiving free lunch. I am in the process of creating a Writing Lab where students can feel free to express themselves through writing. Approximately 75 - 100 students will use the lab daily. I have the room set up in centers. There is a reading center, writing(drafting) center, editing & proofreading center, illustration(art)center and the author's corner. The students move from center to center as they need to. Having centers for writing allows the students to have the opportunity to learn writing as a process. So often we teach the students how to write for the test but they miss out on experiencing writing for enjoyment. The students will learn the writing process as they use each center. I am hoping to create lifelong writers and authors among our students. We are in need of dictionaries, thesauruses, The Writer's Express(a handbook for young writers, thinkers and learners),paper, folders for portfolios, pencils, crayons, markers, colored pencils, glue, scissors, books on tape for intermediate and upper grade students, and plastic bins. I want my students to experience the writing process (hands on) while having fun in a relaxing atmosphere. The students will be able to work at their own pace and create stories to share with others.

Mrs. Perryman
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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KLEENCUT KIDS STAINLESS 5 BLUNT SCISSOR PACK -- Acme United Kleencut Kid's Scissors; 5" Blunt Tip, 12/Pack • Quill Corporation $10.79 2 $21.58
Writing • Weekly Reader $9.95 10 $99.50
BEAUTIFUL BINS -- Roylco Plastic Colorful Containers; Bins with Lids • Quill Corporation $8.99 4 $35.96
LEATHERETTE 2 POCKET FOLDER WITHOUT FASTENERS,25 EA PER BOX -- Quill 2-Pocket Folders without Fasteners; Red • Quill Corporation $8.09 2 $16.18
LEATHERETTE 2 POCKET FOLDER WITHOUT FASTENERS,25/BOX -- Quill 2-Pocket Folders without Fasteners; Light Blue • Quill Corporation $8.09 2 $16.18
LEATHERETTE 2 POCKET FOLDER WITHOUT FASTENERS,25/BOX -- Quill 2-Pocket Folders without Fasteners; White • Quill Corporation $8.09 2 $16.18
PENCIL, LADDIE WITH ERASER -- Dixon Laddie Pencils; With Eraser • Quill Corporation $3.59 5 $17.95
WEBSTERS POCKET DICTIONARY -- Webster's II New Riverside Dictionary; Pocket Edition • Quill Corporation $3.23 10 $32.30
ROGETS THESAURUS VEST POCKET -- Roget's Thesaurus Vest-Pocket Edition • Quill Corporation $3.23 10 $32.30
CRAYOLA CLASSIC MARKERS, WATER-BASED BROAD TIP -- Crayola Classic Colors Regular Markers; Broad Tip • Quill Corporation $2.69 10 $26.90
THEME BOOK,3 SUBJECT 101/2X8,120 SHEETS -- Tops Spiral-Bound/Perforated Notebook; 3 Subjects • Quill Corporation $1.70 30 $51.00
PAPERMATE OFFICE PEN, MEDIUM POINT -- Papermate Ball Point Stick Pens; Medium Point, Black • Quill Corporation $0.98 5 $4.90
PRANG CRAYONS, REGULAR SIZE, 3-1/2X5/16, 16-COLOR -- Prang Crayons; 16-color Box • Quill Corporation $0.89 12 $10.68
CRAYOLA WASHABLE GLUE STICK .29 OZ -- Crayola Washable Glue Sticks; .29-oz • Quill Corporation $0.53 10 $5.30
Elmer's Glue-All (Glue-All, 1-1/4 oz) • Dick Blick $0.40 10 $4.00

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