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Mrs. Kile from Lancaster PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Young Authors Need Support

Help me give my students this evidence based writing instruction program so that they can become fluent, expressive writers.

  • $612 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come from many different countries, have diverse backgrounds, and vary in their levels of experiences - personally and educationally. A large percentage of our students live at or below the poverty level and are at-risk academically and emotionally.

Our district is a large urban school district that serves a racially and economically diverse population of students.

We see in all our students a desire to learn, to be active and engaged in their learning, and to be creative in their responses to their learning.

My Project

Writing is usually the last language domain to develop in English Language Learners. Many of the students I support start their English language development in the intermediate grades after many of the foundational writing skills have been systematically taught. Many of these students struggle to have their writing look and sound like their English speaking peers.

Effective writing is so important for communication.

This program would give me the content and strategies to meet my students at their level of need and move them forward - no matter their level of language development. This program also encourages development of oral and academic vocabulary. It helps students stay actively involved in their education and places an emphasis on relating and organizing information. My students have expressed that they want to become better writers and I want to give them that opportunity by using this evidence based program.

Mrs. Kile
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Step Up to Writing, Fourth Edition: Grades 3-5 Classroom Set • Voyager Sopris Learning $439.00 1 $439.00

Materials cost

$439.00

Vendor shipping charges

$43.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$519.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.67

Total project goal

$611.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$611.15

6 Donors

-$611.15

Donations toward project cost

-$519.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.67

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$0.00

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