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Ms. Hunt from Austin TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Awesome Organization for 1st Grade Readers and Authors!

Help me give my students organization tools like storage tubs, book boxes, labels, page protectors, and a new sharpener to organize our Readers' and Writers' supplies and an interactive word wall with dry erase stickers and markers!!

  • $321 goal

This project expired on January 25, 2019.

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My Students

My classroom is a learning home to anywhere between 16-24 1st grade students. We are an ESL and Special Education Inclusion classroom serving the needs of a wide range of strengths and areas of need including Gifted and Talented, attention difficulties, Autism, and difficult home lives. Despite the spectrum of strengths in our classroom, our students learn ways to take ownership of their classroom. They become a community of learners!!

I foster and emphasize a classroom where student strengths are highlighted, learning strategies are celebrated, and collaboration is integral to the learning of all students.

Students work together to push themselves and each other to discover and grow together.

As more refugees came to Austin, our classroom has become even more diverse. Due to our community of learning, my students embraced learning basic interpersonal vocabulary in Arabic, Swahili, and even learned to sign to support a deaf student! I couldn't be more proud of them!

My Project

Book boxes will help our readers create collections of books they are currently reading and working on, making reading time special each day! Slip covers, labels and plastic tubs will go a LONG way in helping us organize our Readers' and Writer's supplies so we can create our own books and write about our reading!

Great learning starts with organization!

Our learners are constantly learning to be more independent. Organized environments help make this possible!

The white board stickers and dry erase markers will give us the opportunity to create an interactive word wall so we can use our budding vocabulary and knowledge of words to add detail and enrichment to our writing!

Ms. Hunt
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacon INVAS8511 GoWrite! Self Stick Dry-Erase Sheets, 8.5" x 11", 5 Pack (AS8511) and 12" x 14" Microfiber Dry Erase Cloth (AC2032)- Bundle Includes Plexon Ballpoint Pen • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Simple Houseware White / Black Magazine File Holder Organizer Box (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $16.87 2 $33.74
Expo 81045 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 16-Pack, Assorted • Amazon Business $14.98 2 $29.96
STERILITE 16228012 Small Ultra Basket, White Basket w/Titanium Inserts, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $29.00 1 $29.00
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
STERILITE 16249006 Medium Ultra Basket, Black Basket w/Titanium Inserts, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Samsill Heavyweight Non-Glare Sheet Protectors, Box of 200 Plastic Page Protectors, Acid Free/Archival Safe, Top Load 8.5 x 11 Inches • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Avery Premium Personalized Name Tags, Print or Write, 2-1/3" x 3-3/8", 160 Adhesive Tags (8395) • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Simple Houseware White Magazine File Holder Organizer Box (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $11.87 1 $11.87
Pacon INVAS8511 GoWrite! Self Stick Dry-Erase Sheets, 8.5" x 11" • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88

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