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Ms. Solarek from Seattle WA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writer's Workshop!

My students need pens, markers, and folders to launch writer's workshop!

  • $353 goal

This project expired on October 16, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

First grade is an amazing year for children! It is the year they become readers and writers! Your support can help them along their journey!

My students are amazing individuals who I have the pleasure of spending the day with and learning about themselves and their cultures.

Within the walls of my classroom each year I have at least 10 different languages represented and numerous different cultures. It is an amazing environment to teach about difference because it is so evident. I truly indebted to my students for all they teach me about life and their culture.

My Project

Over the past eight years I have worked at a school that uses Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project curriculum from Columbia University in New York. This curriculum fosters students to become lifelong readers and writers. The resources requested will be used throughout the school day and throughout the school year. The folders will be used by each students to organize their writing. The pens will be used in writing workshop to teach basic writing skills such as planning and revision. These resources will allow my students to maintain a high quality and quantity of work through the school year.

Every year my students need these resources during the day in order to be successful in their journey to become readers and writers.

Over the last eight years I have spend my own money on these tools because I believe that my students' lifelong success in literacy is not negotiable.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Papermate Point Guard Flair Porous Point Stick Pens, Black Ink, Medium Point, Dozen, DZ - PAP8430152 • Amazon $9.23 9 $83.07
Paper Mate Flair Porous-Point Felt Tip Pen, Medium Tip, 12-Pack, Blue (8410152) • Amazon $9.79 5 $48.95
Filexec Two Pocket Folder, Pack of 12, Assorted Colors (50043-3120) • Amazon $11.99 4 $47.96
Oxford Twin Pocket Folders, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 25 per Box (57513) • Amazon $7.58 6 $45.48
Sharpie Permanent Marker, Chisel Tip, Black (38201) 12 per pack • Amazon $9.49 2 $18.98

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