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  • $514 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Carpenter
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Class 1-305 Resources

My students need materials to start of the year such as name plates, pocket stations for organization, an interactive magnetic calendar, and other basic supplies.

My Students

Children need to feel comfortable and in control in order to learn. Help our class stay organized! My students need lasting materials for their classroom.

My students live in an urban neighborhood of New York.

I teach a 1st grade class of English Language Learners. Most of my students have immigrated here from other places such as Africa, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and many other parts of Latin America. Most of my students speak languages other than English at home. In our classroom, we focus on developing the English Language through content area instruction. In other words, I teach all subjects (Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Science) through a lens which focuses on English language development. Our classroom usually maintains a wonderful sense of community and students are encouraged to share and be proud of their heritage.

My Project

Due to our school's small budget, I find myself creating a lot of my own resources for my classroom. I absolutely LOVE designing materials for my students and that definitely won't stop. But, each year, due to wear and tear, I have to make a lot of these items all over again. This takes A LOT of my time and energy...and my students can benefit from every ounce of my time that they can get! I want to invest in some lasting resources so I am requesting an interactive calendar, wooden hall passes, a reusable behavior chart, a mail box system, name plates and name plate covers, a number line, a rewards treasure chest and a few other items of this nature. With these resources, all of my time and creativity can go directly to planning and instruction for my kids! Also, I am requesting a listening center. English Language Learners benefit greatly from books on tape. I have many tapes listening activities, but I don't have a functioning, reliable system!

If you donate to our request, my students will benefit greatly.

They will have an extremely organized and attractive classroom and their teacher will have more time and energy to plan curriculum and lessons. The items included in our request will last from year to year, and will aid all children that are entered into my first grade classroom. Giving these kids an attractive and efficient environment to learn in will help them feel loved and cared for. This helps to lower anxiety toward learning.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DE190 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pocket - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
AA479 - Magnetic Calendar Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
GW323 - Organization Station Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning $32.95 1 $32.95
GG297 - Behavior Management Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning $21.95 1 $21.95
FF280X - Best-Buy Listening Center • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
CA268 - Small Classroom Supply Caddies - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
RR506 - Boy’s Pass • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
RR505 - Girl’s Pass • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
RR507 - Hall Pass • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
LL119 - Nameplate Sleeves • Lakeshore Learning $16.99 1 $16.99
JJ273 - Traditional Manuscript - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $6.99 1 $6.99
EE678 - Reward Treasure Chest • Lakeshore Learning $34.99 1 $34.99
GG353 - Lakeshore Color Cards • Lakeshore Learning $7.99 1 $7.99
RR863 - Days in School Counting Kids • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 1 $19.99
DD196 - Handprint Bulletin Board Accents • Lakeshore Learning $4.99 1 $4.99
TR594 - Teacher Hand Pointers - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 1 $14.95
JJ389 - Number Line • Lakeshore Learning $8.99 1 $8.99
FA218 - Magnetic Nameplates • Lakeshore Learning $10.95 1 $10.95

Materials cost

$395.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$436.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.03

Total project goal

$513.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$513.51

6 Donors

-$256.75

Donations toward project cost

-$218.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.51

match offer

-$256.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$218.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.51

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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This classroom project was brought to life by Lakeshore Learning and 6 other donors.

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