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Ms. Algier from Dallas TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Towards Success

My students need fun writing materials and books to help excite, engage, and support the improvement in their writing!

  • $278 goal

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My Students

I work in a neighborhood where only 2.2% of the population has a college diploma and over 68% never completed high school. For the students in my room, 100% will graduate high school and 100% will have acceptance to a university when they receive their high school diploma. From day one of entering our school, the question is not if they will go to school but where! It is the love of reading that begins this journey from a young age.

My Project

I still have scary memories of primary school being told to respond to the prompt on the board and being scolded for handwriting! Today, I want to make sure that my students have an opportunity to think, share, and create through their writing time. Many of my students have to grow up way too fast; it's my job to provide joy and the opportunity to be a creative kid!

My students have big thoughts and lots to share but often do not have a great outlet for expressing themselves.

These writing-specific books will help them explore their creative minds with fun writing prompts to help keep them engaged in writing more! The books selected were carefully chosen because they help support student creativity with writing materials that are more fun than a plain pencil and paper! The fun journals will be opportunities for them to explore their emotions and the world around them by having an opportunity to write about the things they want to share! With your help, we can make writing about sharing, caring, creating, and advocacy - and most importantly - fun!

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

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This project will reach 900 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
And Then, Story Starters • Amazon Business $24.07 3 $72.21
And Then…Story Starters, Vol II 2nd Edition • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
The Art of Pixar: 100 Collectible Postcards • Amazon Business $15.55 1 $15.55
Go! (Yellow): My Adventure Journal • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Go! (Blue): My Adventure Journal • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Gratitude Journal for Kids: Boy Space Theme 90 Days Daily Writing Today I am grateful for... Children Happiness Notebook (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Me: A Compendium: A Fill-in Journal for Kids • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
Pink Cactus Composition Notebook • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Writing Prompts for Kids: Daily Prompts for Creative Writing For Kids & Blank Drawing Pages (Gratitude Journal For Kids) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Composition Notebook: Cactus Mint Green College Ruled Book Journal (140 Lined Pages / 70 Sheets) (7.44 x 9.69) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Sloth Notebook: Sloths Notebook (Composition Book Journal) (8.5 x 11 Large) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Alpacas Make Me Smile: Alpaca Cactus Notebook (Composition Book, Journal) (8.5 x 11 Large), Alpaca Lovers Gifts • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Notebook: Sloth Pink Blush Notebook (Composition Book, Journal) (8.5 x 11 Large) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
And Then... I Wrote a Story • Amazon Business $4.70 1 $4.70

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