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Mrs. Tornow from Clintonville WI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Like a Champion!

Help me give my students writing journals and spelling dictionaries to use during reading and writing workshop.

  • $220 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When you walk into our classroom, you will be greeted by sixteen energetic students eager to learn. Our school is located in a trauma sensitive, rural community. We are a co-taught classroom where the students are lucky enough to have two teachers, one regular education teacher and one special education teacher.

Our classroom is made up of a variety of learners with different needs.

With the extra hands of another teacher in the classroom, we are able to help reach more students academically and provide more detailed instruction.

My Project

Our second grade students will benefit from personal spelling dictionaries and writing journals to help them with their writing. Our students are working hard at becoming word detectives and improving their spelling. When students get stuck on a tricky word they need a place to record their work for future use.

The personal spelling dictionaries will help the students keep track of their works and provides a place to record their new words.

The writing journals will allow a place for my students to write about their reading. We are looking for resources the students can use to help them during independent and small group workshop. In the past the personal spelling dictionaries and writing journals have been a tremendous help during writing, reading, and spelling workshop. Due to lack of budget we were unable to purchase the dictionaries and writing journals for our students this year.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR630 - Draw & Write Journal - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 3 $104.97
WORDS I USE WHEN I WRITE GR 1-2 • School Specialty $2.50 18 $45.00

Materials cost

$149.97

Vendor shipping charges

$4.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$186.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.95

Total project goal

$219.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$219.67

1 Donor

-$219.67

Donations toward project cost

-$186.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.95

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$0.00

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