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Ms. G. from Mesquite TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Authentic Writing In A Clutter Free Environment!

Help me give my students heavy duty storage bins with lids and an Echo microphone.

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm a third grade teacher . My school is very diverse and the majority of my students receive free breakfast and lunch. My student population is low income, latch key students and very culturally diverse.

My goal is to to help elementary 3rd grade students learn effective ways to communicate with their peers and teachers, improve their writing skills before 4th grade, and fill in the gaps between 2nd and 3rd.

Many of my students struggle with writing complete sentences, using proper grammar and reading comprehension. This causes behavior issues in the classroom which impedes learning. Many are struggling readers as well which makes the frustration greater.

My focus is to empower these young students and help them communicate more effectively for success in life.

My Project

I have two class rotations and I value every moment of my teaching time. These heavy-duty paper trays with lids will remain on the table and they will store writing journals, paper and writing materials that my students use daily. The Echo microphone will also help with the listening, speaking and writing. The microphone is perfect for oral language exercises, sound manipulation, encouraging correct pronunciation and more, this lightweight microphone makes it a cinch for my students to amplify their voices and gain the confidence they need to become effective speakers. This will help with their writing. Once they hear it spoken properly, they can write it properly. It creates a fun writing environment using research-based materials!

Ms. G.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 35 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL112GR - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 5 $34.95
LL112VT - Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 5 $34.95
LL131GR - Lid for Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 5 $14.95
LL131VT - Lid for Heavy-Duty Paper Tray - Purple • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 5 $14.95
EW504 - Echo Microphone • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$104.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.06

Total project goal

$160.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.42

2 Donors

-$53.47

Donations toward project cost

-$45.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.02

match offer

-$106.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$90.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.04

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$0.00

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