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Ms. Blackman from Florence SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to the Basics: World History Supplies

My students need basic school supplies to create, learn, and grow every day! WE need markers, paper and more.

  • $545 goal

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My Students

Diversity: it's what makes my classroom and students great! Each and every one of my students bring something to the classroom that I cannot. My classroom is a mosaic of individuals who all share the same goal: to evaluate world history and apply that knowledge to our everyday lives.

We build together, learn together, and grow together.

Each day my students bring their various ideas, cultures, and backgrounds to our history lessons! Their perspectives allow me to learn alongside them!

My Project

My students are mini historians! As mini historians, there are some basic necessities my students use on a daily basis to collaborate with their peers: paper, books, markers, dry erase boards, pencils, sticky notes, pens, scissors. This list goes on!

I want to be able to give my students opportunities to expand their imagination, creativity, and research abilities.

This project will help me do just that! It is the knowledge, respect, and culture learned within our classroom that will allow my students to change the world around them! They cannot change the world without the necessary resources and opportunities. With your help, I can give them those resources.

In particular, the dry erase boards will work to give my students a word wall. On this word wall students will brainstorm relevant vocabulary terms and use the wall as a reference source throughout our units! Also, the colored paper will be used to create foldables for various units throughout the remaining school year. So far this school year, our class has created eight foldables for different units! The table and bean bags will be used in our classroom's "comfy corner," an incentive for students who do well during the week. The other materials will be used on a daily basis for those students who are not able to purchase necessary materials for class.

Thank you!

Ms. Blackman
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 110 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Self-Stick Easel Pad, 25 x 30.5 Inches, 30-Sheet Pad (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $42.88 2 $85.76
Hammermill Paper, Copy Paper Poly Wrap, 20lb, 8.5 x 11, Letter, 92 Bright, 5000 Sheets / 10 Ream Case (150010C) Made In The USA • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
DHP Parsons Modern Coffee Table, Multi-use and Quick Assembly, White • Amazon Business $39.64 1 $39.64
Wausau 21289 Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb / 89 gsm, “Happy” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.84 4 $39.36
EXTRA LARGE Stuff 'n Sit - Stuffed Animal Storage Bean Bag Cover by Creative QT - Available in 2 Sizes and 5 Patterns - Clean up the Room and Put Those Critters to Work for You! (38", Pink Stripe) • Amazon Business $33.95 1 $33.95
Office Marshal Professional Magnetic Dry Erase Board | White Board | Test Score: Excellent (A/1.3) - 36" x 24" • Amazon Business $29.45 1 $29.45
Poster used look – wall picture decoration Globe Continents Atlas World Map Earth Geography retro old school vintage map | Wallposter Photoposter wall mural wall decor by GREAT ART • Amazon Business $24.90 1 $24.90
Stuff 'n Sit - The Stuffable Storage Bean Bag - Clean up Your Kid's Room and Put Those Stuffed Animals to Work for You! - By Creative QT (27" Grey/White Striped) • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
12 Pk, BAZIC Standard Size Polka Dot Paperboard Clipboard w/ Low Profile Clip (Colors May Vary) • Amazon Business $19.94 1 $19.94
Classroom Keepers Book Shelf, Blue (001329) • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
BIC WOTAP10- WHI Wite-Out Brand EZ Correct Correction Tape, 10-Count, White • Amazon Business $11.92 1 $11.92
Storex Classroom Caddy, 9.25 x 9.25 x 5.25", Teal, Case of 6 (00952U06C) • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Sharpie Pro King Size Permanent Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $8.77 1 $8.77
Mr. Sketch Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $6.28 1 $6.28
U Brands Magnetic Dry Erase Board Eraser, Felt Bottom Surface, 4.5 x 2.25 x 1 Inches • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49

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