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Mrs. TUOMI from Los Angeles CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Developing Basic Study Habits With Motivating Homework Folders.

Help me give my students a motivating and learning resource with these whimsical yet academic grade appropriate homework folders.

  • $192 goal

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My Students

I teach a class of 22 amazing and inquisitive Transitional Kindergarten students in a Title 1 community, located in the inner city, in one of the largest cities in the country.

I feel honored to educate and motivate my highly energetic and curious class of 4 year olds.

Most of my little learners have never experienced school before and they are so inquisitive about how their world operates and how to get along with their classmates. It is so rewarding to watch their self-confidence grow as they tackle and eventually master many new tasks each day.

To help my students overcome many of the challenges they face at home, I am excited to support my children with multiple learning experiences which address all skill levels in a respectful and compassionate way.

The more stimulating, hands-on manipulatives and centers I can rotate in my classroom, the more I can prepare my students for their eventual entrance into college and beyond!

My Project

Many of my little 4 year old learners face a variety of challenges in their daily family lives. Most of them have not experienced a stable routine. Providing my eager and inquisitive learners with the adequate basic materials they need to be successful in school is my number 1 concern.

The homework folders I am requesting in this project not only are highly motivating for my young students, but also provides multiple learning resources on the front, back, and inside of the folder.

Children can refer to the 100's chart and alphabet each time they put work in the folder.

Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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
Really Good Stuff Owl Homework Folders, 9½” by 12” (Set of 12) – Laminated 2-Pocket Folders with Learning Tools – Pockets Labeled Keep It at Home and Bring It Back – Helps Students Organize Work • Amazon Business $30.32 2 $60.64
Really Good Stuff 155445 Student Resource Folder - Zaner Bloser - Primary, Assorted • Amazon Business $31.48 1 $31.48
Elmer's Glue Stick (E599), 30 Count • Amazon Business $28.00 1 $28.00

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