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Mrs. Monterrosa from Dallas TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Writer's Workshop Materials

Help me give my students get the tools they need to become great writers.

  • $290 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I have eighteen bilingual kindergarten students who love singing, dancing, and learning about their world. For the majority of them, kindergarten is their first school experience. Most of my students qualify for free lunch while the remainder qualify for reduced-price lunch. While all my students speak Spanish as their native language, they come to me with unique backgrounds and experiences.

My students are inquisitive and eager to absorb new knowledge.

They learn from each other as much as I learn from them in the short nine months we have together.

My Project

In kindergarten, students learn the basics on how to become writers. They are taught how to think about the topic, stretching the sounds of the words, labeling their drawings, writing about their drawings, and sharing their work. Writer's Workshop in kindergarten sets the foundation for success in first grade.

My students need the tools to be the best writers they can be.

Your donation will bring us spirals to journal in, colorful pencils and pens, plastic folders, and scented markers. My writers can stay organized with 3-ring binders and lined paper. Your donation will also provide my students containers for their crayons. Please help my students get the basics they need to begin their writer's journey.

Mrs. Monterrosa
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics 3-Ring Binder, 1 Inch - 4-Pack (White) • Amazon Business $10.84 5 $54.20
Mead Spiral Notebook, 12 Pack of 1-Subject College Ruled Spiral Bound Notebooks, Cute school Notebooks Pantone Colors, 70 Pages • Amazon Business $17.66 2 $35.32
Better Office Products Purple Plastic 2 Pocket Folders with Prongs, Heavyweight, Letter Size Poly Folders, 24 Pack, with 3 Metal Prongs Fastener Clips, Purple • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Mr. Sketch Scented Combo Pack, 36 count pack plus coloring book • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
PAPER TABLET K-1 SMART START STORY 40 SHEETS • School Specialty $4.96 4 $19.84
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $6.92 2 $13.84
Dixon Ticonderoga No.2 Pencils, Assorted Neon, 10-Pack • Amazon Business $5.97 2 $11.94
Pacon 2656 Newsprint Handwriting Paper, Picture Story, 7/8" x 7/16" x 7/16" Ruled 9" x 12", Ruled Short, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $11.79 1 $11.79
PAPER TABLET 1-2 SMART START STORY 40 SHEETS • School Specialty $4.96 2 $9.92
Emraw Colorful Sticky Page Markers Index Tabs, 1" x 3" Neon Bright Colored Self Stick Removable Stick It Indexing Flags - Pack of 12 Pads (960 Sheets) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Avery Shipping Address Labels, Laser & Inkjet Printers, 60 Labels, 3-1/3x4 Labels, Permanent Adhesive (15264) • Amazon Business $2.44 1 $2.44

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