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Ms. Schott from Los Gatos CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

18-19 Classroom Materials & Book Club Reinforcement

My students need a variety of materials for the 18-19 school year (and beyond).

  • $831 goal

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My Students

As a first year teacher, I am determined to foster a strong classroom community for my students. I believe that the foundation of a strong classroom community is centered on hard work and kindness, which are the two key elements I want to focus on in my first year in my own self-contained 4th-grade classroom.

I am excited to build community through morning meetings, social-emotional learning, the emphasis of students various funds of knowledge, and much more.

I am looking forward to starting my journey as a first-year teacher!

My Project

As I come to the end of my first year of teaching, there are specific materials that I have found that I need in order to better support my students. I am thankful to have learned so much in my first year teaching, and as I move forward into my second year, I hope to include more materials to support students academic and social-emotional growth and development.

I found huge success with the Book Club model of reading instruction within my first year; therefore, I am hoping to further reinforce Book Clubs with new historical fiction novels.

Additionally, I am hoping to add more instructional materials for my students to participate in more art projects. I will also be implementing a reading nook that will act as a safe space and strong instructional tool in my classroom.

Thank you so much for your support as I continue my journey in the teaching world!

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This project will reach 29 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Zia • Amazon Business $5.71 15 $85.65
Urban Collection Moroccan Trellis Ivory Grey Area Rug - 5'3" x 7'3" • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
Esperanza Rising (McDougal Littell Library) • Amazon Business $5.19 15 $77.85
Way Basics 4 Cubby Eco Bookcase, Stackable Organizer and Storage Shelf, White (made from sustainable non toxic zBoard paperboard) • Amazon Business $51.99 1 $51.99
Crayola Bulk Markers, Ultra Clean, Broad Line, 200 Count Classpack, Washable • Amazon Business $51.77 1 $51.77
Sara's Signs Handcrafted Wood Sign "When you enter this Classroom", 12" W X 24" L • Amazon Business $39.22 1 $39.22
Crayola Colored Pencil Bulk, 240 Count Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $33.04 1 $33.04
Sterilite 16928006 Storage Crate, White, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $32.02 1 $32.02
Trade Quest Letter Size Clipboard Low Profile Clip Hardboard (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $29.75 1 $29.75
30 Pocket Storage Pocket Chart, Hanging Wall File Organizer by Essex Wares - Organize Your Assignments, Files, Scrapbook Papers & More (Black) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Storage Bins - Housen Solutions 6 Pack Collapsible Cloth Storage Baskets Durable Nonwoven Cube Basket Organizer Foldable Fabric Drawers, Dual Plastic Handles, Beige 12" • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Standard Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $17.25 1 $17.25
When My Name Was Keoko • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Lily's Crossing • Amazon Business $6.73 2 $13.46
Number the Stars • Amazon Business $5.59 2 $11.18
Oxford Twin Pocket Folders, Letter Size, Green, 25 per Box (57503EE) • Amazon Business $10.73 1 $10.73

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