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Ms. Mustafa from Oak Lawn IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basics for Outstanding Learning

Help me give my students binders and basic classroom supplies as listed on our wishlist. The binders and file folders will allow us to set up and maintain organization of our reading, spelling/vocab, and writing materials.

  • $298 goal

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My Students

My students are driven to achieve their best. They are students with special needs in the specific learning disability category, autism spectrum disorder, and ADHD, but their "special needs" are what make them some of the greatest students around. They inspire one another and often use their setbacks for achieving their goals. Furthermore, my students let nothing hold them from achieving their absolute best and working to their absolute full potential. With that said, we need several additions to our classroom to help provide them with a successful and the most comfortable learning environment to help meet their academic needs.

My students are driven through motivation and success, and with the proper materials, I have no doubt that they will put forth their best efforts for wonderful academic achievement!

My Project

My students will benefit from all of these requested materials. They are the items that seem so little, yet make a difference in our organization day to day. The binders and file folders are two essential materials that will help up stay organized.

My students need assistance in keeping their materials neat and organized, and with the help of the binders, my students can keep their reading, spelling/vocab, and writing contents all in one place with with organization.

For example, right now my students use folded construction paper as their spelling and vocabulary organizer. There are no pockets, and typically we staple our "to-keep" papers in there. It becomes tedious and the papers eventually find their way of falling out. Binders and dividers will help alleviate this process.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Heavy Duty 1" 3-Ring View Binder, White (24667) • Staples Advantage $8.29 20 $165.80
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (563R), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Built-in Easel Stand • Amazon Business $18.28 1 $18.28
Avery 8-Tab Binder Dividers, Insertable Multicolor Big Tabs, 6 Sets (11111) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
AmazonBasics Hanging Organizer File Folders - Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 25-Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes - 75 Count Each (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mr. Sketch Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95

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