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Mr. R. from El Monte CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Organization for Middle Schoolers

My students need pencils, erasers, dividers, and ring binders to begin their writing portfolio.

  • $197 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Writing portfolios are a great way to keep student work organized, and begin helping them reflect on their own work.

My 6th grade students come from a low socioeconomic area.

However, this should not affect the level of education they receive. I believe my students can achieve at the highest levels, if they are given the opportunity and provided the tools to succeed.

My Project

The binders, dividers, and pocket organizers I am requesting will be used to support the 6+1 traits of writing I am currently teaching my students. They will be able to keep everything they work on throughout the year in these binders: notes, written compositions, writing examples, guidelines, etc. It will become their portfolio of the entire year.

The writing portfolios will not only help my students learn necessary organization skills, but also provide them with evidence of their growth as writers.

This will be a valuable lesson to learn before they go into 7th grade.

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Mr. R.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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14 donors14 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DIVIDERS SCHOOL SMART BINDER POLY ENVELOPES ASST CLRS • School Specialty Inc. $0.94 26 $24.44
RING BINDER INDEXES 5 TABS 11''X8 1/2'' 50/ST MULTICOLOR • School Specialty Inc. $0.52 26 $13.52
BNDR RNG 11X8.5 1'' RBE • School Specialty Inc. $1.19 26 $30.94
REINFORCEMENT 2C/PK • School Specialty Inc. $1.47 2 $2.94
ERASER SAX GUM ART 2X1X1 PACK OF 12 • School Specialty Inc. $5.69 3 $17.07
GRIP MECHANICAL PENCIL REFILLABLE .5MM 12/DZ ASSORTED • School Specialty Inc. $4.55 3 $13.65
MECHANICAL PENCIL LEAD REFILL .5MM HB/BLACK 35 COUNT • School Specialty Inc. $2.27 3 $6.81

Materials cost

$109.37

Vendor shipping charges

$10.94

State sales tax

$10.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$166.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.46

Total project goal

$196.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$196.42

14 Donors

-$196.42

Donations toward project cost

-$166.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.46

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$0.00

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