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Mrs. Michalski-Geist from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing to learn!

The cost of sentance-building visuals and manipulatives is $167, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $167 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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I currently teach first grade for the Chicago Public Schools. As you know, we do not have the resources that we need to make learning more enjoyable for the students. Like many first grade students, mine are having trouble with their writing skills. Most of my students struggle when I ask them to write a story. I feel the students would thrive with their writing if they had some great materials that would help them think of exciting ideas to write about. That is why I am asking for your help in getting educational sentence builders. If my students had sentence starters, I feel their story writing would thrive! The tools I am asking for include sentence builder puzzles and games. These materials would help my students build complete sentences, improve their grammar, and develop sentence structure. I believe that all thirty of my students would benefit greatly from these materials. I feel that my students would be more interested in their writing if they had materials that would engage their interest.

Mrs. Michalski-Geist
Grades PreK-2
  • Altgeld Elementary School
  • Chicago, IL
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT368 - Sentence Building Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
AA627 - Sentence Building Overhead Kit • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
EE879 - Build-A-Sentence Puzzles - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
EE869 - Build-A-Sentence Puzzles - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
EE869 - Build-A-Sentence Puzzles - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95

Materials cost

$105.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$136.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.92

Total project goal

$166.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.24

2 Donors

-$159.02

Donations toward project cost

-$137.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.05

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$0.00

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