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Ms. Ramirez from Albuquerque NM is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Authors in the Making

Help me give my students become capable writers and organized thinkers using composition notebooks and three ring binders.

  • $334 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a teacher in a low income, dual-language school. My students are a diverse group of English language learners and fluent bilinguals. This group of boys and girls is learning resiliency at an early age due to many difficult family situations. A majority of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch and we are lucky to have breakfast in the classroom each morning.

Our school strives to provide a warm, safe and challenging academic environment for each of its students.

Our Principal sets the example of a warm and caring approach toward each of our students. Teachers and students are held to high standards and need the right resources in order to meet them.

My Project

My students need a lot of support to improve their writing skills. With the composition notebooks I will be able to provide a journal in which they can write with less pressure and more freedom of expression.

A large variety of writing opportunities will give my students the confidence they need to improve their skills.

They will begin to see that writing is not anything to be afraid of and hopefully increase their writing stamina.

Writing and Reading are interrelated and my hope is that these children will grow academically in preparation for the next school year and their future college education.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Composition Notebook, 9.75" x 7.5", Wide Ruled, 100 Sheets, Assorted, 48/Carton (20702CT) • Staples Advantage $129.99 1 $129.99
Simply Economy View Binder with Round Rings, White, 100-Sheet Capacity, 1/2" (Ring Diameter), 12/Ct • Staples Advantage $29.99 4 $119.96

Materials cost

$249.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.06

Total project goal

$333.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$333.76

3 Donors

-$164.50

Donations toward project cost

-$143.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.62

match offer

-$164.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$139.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.77

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$0.00

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