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Ms. Paulson from Salt Lake City UT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Authors in Action

Help me give my students the markers, pencils, and pads to produce and share their writing.

  • $360 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students this year span the globe. We have seven different languages in our classroom. Even with all our differences, my students are there every day ready to learn. Whenever we get stuck on something or the going gets rough, we join in our class cheer "We can do it!"

Our school is a Title I school with 99% of our students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch.

We have refugees from around the world who teach us about resilience. They are here every day learning a new language and new customs. Access to technology at home and at school is limited. My students work hard and want to be proficient in the skills that will help them in college and the workforce. We live in a digital world and this should include our classroom.

My Project

We love to read about amazing animals and places around the world. Sharing what we have learned about the animals and places with friends and family brings us pride in our work. The best way to do this is to become authors ourselves.

Using tabs to find our important information again makes us efficient writers.

We can organize our information on poster pads or whiteboards using our Expo markers.

We are working so hard that we go through our supplies really quickly. It is frustrating and we lose our creative thoughts when we have to stop because we have run out of supplies. Our final books and projects look amazing and we are so proud of our work.

Ms. Paulson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils, 24 Count • Amazon Business $5.99 10 $59.90
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (561), Yellow Lined Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $38.71 1 $38.71
Expo 1920940 Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 36 Count, Black • Amazon Business $26.91 1 $26.91
Neenah Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", Heavy-Weight, White, 94 Brightness, 300 Sheets (91437) • Amazon Business $12.29 2 $24.58
TICONDEROGA Graphite Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft, With Eraser, Yellow, 72-Pack (33904) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Scotch 5-Inch Soft Touch Blunt Kid Scissors, 12 Count Teacher Pack, Blue (1442B-12) • Amazon Business $17.06 1 $17.06
Astrobrights Mega Collection 320 Sheets, 65 lb/176 gsm,"Classic" 5-Color Assorted Cardstock, 8 ½ x 11 (91630) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Sharpie Electro Pop Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24 Count • Amazon Business $13.86 1 $13.86
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, 4 Ounces Each , 12 Count - Great for Making Slime • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Medium, 24 Count • Amazon Business $9.04 1 $9.04
Journal Planner Pens Colored Pens Fine Point Markers Fine Tip Drawing Pens Porous Fineliner Pen for Bullet Journaling Writing Note Taking Calendar Agenda Coloring Art Office Supplies (18 Colors) • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
Post-it Flags Assorted Color Combo Pack, 320 Flags Total, 200 1-Inch Wide Flags and 120 .5-Inch Wide Flags, 4 On-The-Go Dispensers/Pack (683XL1) • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
960 Pieces Neon Page Markers, FANDAMEI 6 Sets Translucent Page Flags Fluorescent Index Tabs Sticky Notes Tabs with 12 cm Measurement for Page Marker • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59

Materials cost

$271.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$305.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.94

Total project goal

$359.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$359.59

3 Donors

-$193.00

Donations toward project cost

-$164.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.95

match offer

-$166.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$141.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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