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Mrs. Deutsch from Baltimore MD is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back To School Basics

My students need supplies to get the 2018-2019 school year off to a great start. There are materials that will keep our classroom organized, help us complete group work, and become better readers and writers!

  • $381 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school each day eager for knowledge and are excited and eager learners in the heart of Baltimore. They are passionate about exploring and making sense of the world around them. They come into the classroom each day with the motivation and determination to grasp something that they did not know the day before.

I teach at a school where 70% of the population is learning English as a second language.

Almost every student at my school qualifies to receive free or reduced lunch. Many of my students have come to this country to get a quality education. Their motivation for learning is inspiring. My students deserve all of the resources and expereinces to help them make the most of their time at school.

My Project

Having the proper supplies at the beginning of the school year will set my new 5th graders up for a successful year. We will use the folders to store and organize all of the awesome work we complete. Keeping our work will allow us to see the incredible academic growth we make. Chart paper and markers will allow me to to make bright process charts for all the exciting things we are learning. These charts will help students to remember important information. Students will also get to use the chart paper and markers to display their learning. The write and wipe pouches will be a fun way for my students to display their learning and will make it easy for me to check in on students' progress toward our daily objectives. Various read aloud books that correspond to our curriculum have been included. Read alouds will make my students more excited about our learning. Additional supplies like pencil sharpeners, erasers, reinforcements, hole punches, labels, and tape will be used daily to keep us organized.

Mrs. Deutsch
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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 80 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
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 $49.90 1 $49.90
AmazonBasics Hanging File Folders - Letter Size (25 Pack) - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Clipco Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Assorted Colors (30-Pack) • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Bostitch EZ Squeeze 40 Sheet 3-Hole Punch (HP40) • Amazon Business $19.34 1 $19.34
Jarlink Electric Pencil Sharpener, Heavy-duty Helical Blade to Fast Sharpen, Auto Stop for No.2/Colored Pencils(6-8mm), USB/Battery Operated in School Classroom/Office/Home(USB/AC Adapter Included) • Amazon Business $18.59 1 $18.59
Sharpie 22480PP Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
The Sandwich Swap • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Better Office Products Sheet Protectors, 200 Piece • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4 -Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
The Three Questions [Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy] • Amazon Business $10.08 1 $10.08
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Cards, Assorted Neon, 3x5-Inch, 300-Count • Amazon Business $4.59 2 $9.18
Gorilla 6035180 Tape, Black Duct Tape, 1.88" x 35 yd, Black, (Pack of 1) • Amazon Business $8.47 1 $8.47
Avery 4330 Astrobrights Color Easy Peel Round Labels • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
Avery Address Labels with Sure Feed for Laser Printers, 1" x 2-5/8", 750 Labels – Great for FBA Labels (5260) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Pentel Hi-Polymer Block Eraser, Large, White, Pack of 10 (ZEH10PC10) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Duck Brand 281496 Printed Duct Tape, Rainbow, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Duck Brand 283977 Printed Duct Tape, Happy Camper, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Avery Fashion Reinforcement Labels, Assorted Donut Designs, 1/4" Diameter, Pack of 280 (5748) • Amazon Business $1.60 3 $4.80
Duck Brand 283268 Printed Duct Tape, Love Tie Dye, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon Business $4.64 1 $4.64

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