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Ms. Hunt from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Common Ground for Crocodiles

Help me give my students new books, reading games, and organizational materials for a brand new school year!

  • $270 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students range in age from kinder through 4th grade. They are students with learning disabilities who struggle with reading, number sense, and executive functioning skills.

They are also inquisitive, energetic and enjoy learning through technology, hands-on activities, and interacting with each other.

They are still learning about their strengths and how much they can grow.

We are part of a larger urban elementary school system in high poverty/low income area where 100% of students receive a free breakfast and lunch. In our school, over 73% of the student population identify as Hispanic.

My Project

Our school will have many changes in our student body this year. These changes may bring out some fears that some children would not have usually had. The materials in this project will support not only the academic but social growth in my students.

I'd like to provide some materials that assist me in providing not only academic learning but will support students in being able to connect to each other through fun and a common culture.

My students will identify with the characters in the stories when they read how the children in the books act out the super-strengths of the Mexican luchador/as to 'save the day.' Students will practice phonics skills while building positive relationships with each other with the Pop games. Finally, the organizational and everyday materials will support our routines and structures building familiar patterns on which students can rely and feel confident in executing. Providing these items will create the common ground on which our new student body can grow this coming year.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
1InTheoffice Pencil Box, Polypropylene Clear (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5” x 11”, 65 lb/176 gsm, “Bright” 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets (99904) • Amazon Business $19.89 1 $19.89
Learning Resources Pop for Sight Words Bundle • Amazon Business $17.82 1 $17.82
Samsill 200 Clear Heavyweight Sheet Protectors, Reinforced 3 Hole Design Plastic Page Protectors, Archival Safe, Top Load for 8.5 x 11 Inch Sheets, Box of 200 • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Lucia the Luchadora • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Learning Resources Pop for Blends Game, Phonics Game, 2-4 Players, 92 Cards, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Learning Resources Pop for Word Families Game • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
AmazonBasics Office Tape - 6-Pack • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Duracell - CopperTop AAA Alkaline Batteries - long lasting, all-purpose Triple A battery for household and business - 10 count • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Duracell - CopperTop AA Alkaline Batteries - long lasting, all-purpose Double A battery for household and business - 10 count • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
EXPO Whiteboard / Dry Erase Board Liquid Cleaner, 22-ounce • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
AmazonBasics Multipurpose Office Scissors - 2-Pack • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
Niño Wrestles the World • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Mr. Pen- Scissors, Kids Scissors, Pack of 6, Small Scissors, 5" Scissors Kids, Craft Scissors, School Supplies for Kids, Blunt Tip School Scissors, Scissors for Kids, Child Scissors, Classroom Scissor • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Pacon Multi-Program Handwriting Paper, 10 1/2"X8", D'Nealian (Grade 1) Zaner-Bloser (Grade 2), 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
Ticonderoga Tri-Write Triangular Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 12-Pack (13856) • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19

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