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Ms. Elaine from San Fernando CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Our Way

My students need a writing center with tactile letters & numbers for tracing, write & wipe markers, a supply caddy, sight word activities, & story building activities.

  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Do you remember what it was like to write for the first time when you were in school? For some of us, it was a joy to express ourselves creatively through story writing. For my students, it is difficult to make the connection between spoken and written words.

I work in a large school with students who have special needs.

Many of them are second language learners from low-income households. My class consists of multiple grade and ability levels. Many are performing far below grade level, but my students are still required to access grade level writing. Their disabilities make it difficult to physically write using paper and pencil.

My Project

Having access to these materials will allow my students to have fun and be engaged in their learning as they develop a tactile sense of the letters and how they are formed. We will create a writing center in our classroom where the students can easily access all the materials they need for their writing lessons.

My students need a writing center with tactile letters & numbers for tracing, write & wipe markers, a supply caddy, sight word activities, & story building activities so they will have the tools they need to become lifelong lovers of writing.

These materials will move my students from being non-writers to authors of their own original stories.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EE259 - Tactile Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
EE258 - Tactile Letters - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
EE289 - Tactile Numbers 1-30 • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
TT142 - Lowercase Letter Builders • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
TT141 - Uppercase Letter Builders • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
FF608 - Giant Tracing Numbers • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
AA997 - Build-A-Story Flip Book • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
DD105 - Black Write & Wipe Markers - Thin-Line - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning $3.99 1 $3.99
AA721 - Lowercase Tracing Letters • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
AA722 - Uppercase Tracing Letters • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
JJ926 - Classic Birch Tabletop Writing Center • Lakeshore Learning $69.95 1 $69.95
LL336 - Magnetic Board Supply Caddy • Lakeshore Learning $14.99 1 $14.99
GG191 - Sight-Words Instant Literacy Center • Lakeshore Learning $79.95 1 $79.95

Materials cost

$366.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.53

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$440.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.73

Total project goal

$518.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.19

1 Donor

-$267.00

Donations toward project cost

-$226.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.05

match offer

-$251.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$213.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.68

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$0.00

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