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Mrs. Abbey from Chandler AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Resources

Help me give my students mentor texts to support writing and a dry erase board for grammar study.

  • $223 goal

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My Students

As a teacher at a low-income school, my world has been completely turned over time and time again. I grew up in the same city where I work but had no idea the challenges children were facing only a few miles down from my high school. The children I work with have been through more than their fair share of challenges by the time they reach my classroom in 6th grade. It's hard to relate to children with such hardships, and even harder to teach students when school is the last thing on their list of things to accomplish.

Teaching with love is my ultimate philosophy-- and these kids need love more than anything.

By the time students at my school are in 6th grade, they're already falling behind their peers at higher socioeconomic schools. There is a very large achievement gap that teachers at my school try to close every day. By using the best resources, putting in hard work, and creating a classroom full of love, I know my students can accomplish anything. My classroom is currently filled with hard work and an abundance of love-- all we need now are the best resources.

My Project

My students are in need of mentor texts to support their writing. By using mentor texts, students can learn by example and write with purpose. My students also need an interactive whiteboard for our language study.

Writing resources, including mentor texts and interactive whiteboards, are highly engaging and make effective learning tools.

My students need high-quality children's books at their disposal, including Water Dance and Frederick, both of which are known as unique examples of both word choice and theme.

Our classroom does daily proofreading lessons and we need a dry-erase board specifically dedicated for this purpose. By having a whiteboard for this purpose, students will be engaged in interactive proofreading lessons daily.

Mrs. Abbey
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Large Magnetic Dry Erase Board with Pen Tray| Wall-Mounted Aluminum Message Presentation Whiteboard for Kids, Students & Teachers (40" x 30") • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $15.52 1 $15.52
Wings • Amazon Business $14.70 1 $14.70
Frederick • Amazon Business $14.56 1 $14.56
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
The Kissing Hand (The Kissing Hand Series) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Clarence • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Miss Rumphius • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Water Dance (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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