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Mrs. Sparks from Lubbock TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Anchoring Our Learning

My students need chart paper to create new anchor charts to help refer to throughout the year.

  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a school with a mixed population of students that come in everyday smiling, ready for a day or learning and looking at me like I hung the moon. Some may have not gotten a single hug since I saw them last, some that have parents that know why investing in their kids is so important and some that have seen more negative in their short life than I have. My goal every day is to make a difference in their life, not just academically, but personally. If my kids leave my second grade class with nothing but knowing that I love them, then I have succeeded.

With all of that said, my next goal is to grow my kids, to make them successful and to know how much they deserve in life.

I want my kids to come in excited to learn and confident that they have the support they need. I am so honored to look my kids in the face everyday. They all have a little piece of my heart!

My Project

Anchor charts are a must in most any classroom. We make them daily and refer to them even more often. Some teachers make charts, laminate them and use them year after year.

When I make anchor charts, I involve my kids so that they have ownership of their learning.

They use the marker and help me to complete the anchor charts and I believe that helps them feel like the charts are more than just posters on the wall. We use these for every subject throughout the year. I know that I could probably save money by being one of those teachers that re-uses the charts but students are more actively engaged and feel like more than just spectators in our lessons when they get to hold them pen.

Mrs. Sparks
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 6 Pads (559RP-VAD6), Large White Recycled Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $118.86 1 $118.86

Materials cost

$118.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$150.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.58

Total project goal

$177.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.22

6 Donors

-$176.87

Donations toward project cost

-$150.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

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$0.00

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