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Ms. Bishop from Roebuck SC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing for a Purpose

My students need stationary and stamps to communicate with Italian students.

  • $167 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are fourth and fifth grade resource students with varying disabilities. Most have learning disabilities, but some are autistic and some have emotional disabilities.

The majority of my students are from low income homes.

My students struggle with reading and writing. We focus on below grade level skills during their time in resource in order to be successful in the general curriculum.

These students will not let their disabilities define them! They work hard to overcome any challenges life places before them.

My Project

I am going to ask my students to practice their writing skills by communicating with an English learner in a special education classroom in Italy.

Written communication is a lost art.

I plan on teaching my students how to address an envelope, what is appropriate to write about, and how to address and sign a letter. All of these skills will be taught in our resource room. However, the skills will be practiced on stationary and our letters will be mailed to our pen pals in a special education classroom of English learners in Italy.

My students won't even realize they are practicing writing as they write bi-weekly to their pen pals. My students will also gain understanding for Italian schools and culture as they read letters written to them from their Italian peers.

Ms. Bishop
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
USPS US Flag 2017 Forever Stamps - Roll of 100 • Amazon Business $61.75 1 $61.75
American Greetings Rainbow Blank Single Panel Cards and Colored Envelopes, 200-Count • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
48 Pack All Occasion Assorted Blank Note Cards Greeting Cards Bulk Box Set - 6 Colorful Modern - Blank on the Inside Notecards with Envelopes Included - 4 x 6 Inches • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Hallmark Blank Note Cards with Envelopes (Stationery Box Set of 50 Blank Cards) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$102.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.97

Total project goal

$166.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.48

4 Donors

-$119.32

Donations toward project cost

-$101.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.89

match offer

-$47.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$40.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.07

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$0.00

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