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Mrs. Penland from Valdosta GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing to Success

Help me give my students boards and markers to practice spelling, writing, and phonics.

  • $164 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing! They are eager to learn, ready to dive into new topics, and strong enough to keep going when things get tough.

My students and I are a team, working and learning together all the time.

We do as much as we can, despite issues outside of the classroom. We work hard daily to learn how to read and complete basic math. My students are a family. We work together, struggle together, cry together and, most importantly, learn together.

My Project

Guided reading is a huge part of first grade. Within guided reading, students practice different skills including phonics, writing, and spelling. The magnetic boards I am asking for will allow students to use magnetic letters to spell words and practice writing sentences.

Students need repetition of writing common sight words and practicing sentence structure to become successful readers and writers.

Reading and writing go hand in hand. Students who are beginning to read also need ample practice writing. The boards and markers I am asking for will allow a ton of practice during guided reading groups and center time.

Thank you for considering our special project! We look forward to it being fully funded.

Mrs. Penland
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL628 - Double-Sided Magnetic Write & Wipe Board • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 6 $53.94
DD338 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
RR423 - Write & Wipe Lapboard Erasers - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
DD103 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - Set of 4 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$100.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.60

Total project goal

$163.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$163.98

2 Donors

-$130.03

Donations toward project cost

-$124.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.10

match offer

-$17.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$14.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.55

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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