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Ms. M. from Roanoke VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing: A Foundation

My students need special handwriting practice paper, primary size pencils, pencil grippers, and primary journals in order to help strengthen their writing skills.

  • $181 goal

This project expired on May 20, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a high poverty area. Over 90% of our students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. Thankfully, we are able to take part in a grant that provides free lunch and breakfast to all our students. I teach special education to a range of students from kindergarten to fifth grade with a wide range of strengths and abilities.

My students need writing materials in order to help them develop emerging writing skills.

The materials will help them to write legabily and correctly. The pencils and pencil grippers will also help my students improve their fine motor skills.

My Project

My kindergarten through second grade students are starting to build their foundation in writing. My students are struggling with basics, such as holding a pencil properly and letter formation. The thicker primary Ticonderoga pencils and pencil grips will help my students hold their pencils properly.

The Channie paper will help guide my students when writing.

The paper has yellow guide lines and boxes to help with proper letter formation and spacing. My students need literacy journals that allow them to illustrate their writing.

My students need help building their foundation in writing in order to ensure their later sucess as writers.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dixon Ticonderoga My First Ticonderoga Primary Size #2 Beginner Pencils SIX Boxes of 12, 72 Pencils Total (33312SP) • Amazon Business $44.11 1 $44.11
Channie's One Page A Day Handwriting Practice worksheets. 500 sheets. Simplify handwriting teaching and learning with Channie's Visual Handwriting Workbooks for 1st to 3rd grade. • Amazon Business $35.95 1 $35.95
Mead Primary Journal Creative Story Tablet, Grades K-2 (09554) 12 Pack • Amazon Business $31.29 1 $31.29
The Pencil Grip Neon Crossover Grip Ergonomic Writing Aid for Righties and Lefties, 6 Grippers Assorted Colors (TPG-18006) • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50

Materials cost

$121.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$153.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.12

Total project goal

$180.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$180.80

1 Donor

-$361.60

Donations toward project cost

-$307.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.24

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$0.00

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