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Mrs. Szatkowski from Alpharetta GA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School Shenanigans!

My students need literacy books, Scholastic StoryWorks Magazine, Smencils, and other back to school supplies!

  • $991 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Back to school and back to reading literature! Many students have yet to fall in love with reading and books. This upcoming year I want to inspire my students to have a joy and passion for reading a variety of current literature that will keep them coming back for more reading!

My school is located just outside of Atlanta.

I will be teaching two sections of 4th grade literacy and writing to a diverse group of students. I want to make sure that I have the necessary resources, as well as make sure my students are all set for the new school year.

My Project

I am requesting several resources that will help me with the instruction this upcoming school year. I have requested several books that I know my students will love. Some of them will be used as a read-aloud while others will be used in small groups or with a partner. I am also very excited to introduce my students to Scholastic StoryWorks Magazine this year. I love how I can easily differentiate this so it meets the needs of all of my students learning levels. I also am requesting several treasure box items. While I would love to afford these items on my own, I simply can't afford it. I want to encourage my students to be polite and respectful not only to me but to our classmates and other adults. With this positive behavior they can earn money to purchase treasure box items such as Smencils and mini-sport balls. I am also requesting some basic school supplies for our classroom. The stapler and scissors are always a necessity in a classroom.

By getting my project funded I will be able to introduce my students to a variety of well recognized authors, keep them up to date with current events through StoryWorks and reinforce positive behavior with our treasure box.

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Mrs. Szatkowski
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Boogie Board 8.5-Inch LCD Writing Tablet, Black (PT01085BLKA0002) • Amazon Business $24.99 6 $149.94
Graphite Smencils Cylinder • Amazon Business $67.60 1 $67.60
Sports Smencils Cylinder • Amazon Business $67.60 1 $67.60
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) • Amazon Business $52.09 1 $52.09
Elmer's All-Purpose Washable Glue Sticks 7g., 60/Pack • Quill.com $24.99 2 $49.98
Roald Dahl (7 bk set) • AKJ Books $45.21 1 $45.21
CHALK MARKERS - AWARD WINNING Mega 10 Pack - Each Premium Quality Pen With Unique Reversible Tip • Amazon Business $21.77 2 $43.54
ACI PaperPro Prodigy Spring Powered Stapler 25-Sheets Capacity/20 lb., Gray/Black • Quill.com $32.29 1 $32.29
BIC Pencil Xtra Strong Value Pack 0.9mm, Assorted Barrels, 24/Pack • Quill.com $7.47 3 $22.41
Westcott Titanium Bonded 8" Straight Scissors Left/Right Handed Use, 2/Pack • Quill.com $20.05 1 $20.05
The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child • Amazon Business $18.83 1 $18.83
The Day the Crayons Came Home • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me • Amazon Business $10.32 1 $10.32
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
Fun Express 12 Foam Relaxable Stress Reliever Footballs Party Favors Set • Amazon Business $9.17 1 $9.17
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Storyworks, Grades 3 - 6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 6 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 3–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $6.99 15 $104.85
Mockingbird • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29

Materials cost

$739.42

Vendor shipping charges

$10.48

State sales tax

$51.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$842.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.59

Total project goal

$990.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$990.60

2 Donors

-$990.60

Donations toward project cost

-$842.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$148.59

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$0.00

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