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Mrs. Yoakem from Columbus OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

End of the Year Bugs!

My students need books, post it notes, pencils, crayons and chart paper to complete our end of the year science studies.

  • $269 goal

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My Students

I teach second grade at an inner city school. My school receives 100% free breakfast and lunch. My students are excited to come to school and learn every day. They thrive on the support and love they get at school and it really makes a difference in their lives.

Our students come to school at least one year below grade level.

We have to work really hard to get them caught up. It really takes a village to raise a child.

My Project

We are getting close to the end of the year. This is the time of year when testing is finished and all the necessary lessons are taught. It's time to let our hair down and have a little fun.

My students LOVE using Post-it Notes!

I think it makes them feel grown up. For each lesson, I create posters on chart paper with questions for them to answer. They write their opinion, fact or answer with pencils and add it to the chart. It makes a great reference for them. They are also a great way for me to see what they have learned so far. I also allow them to make a poster on the requested chart paper with special crayons to demonstrate what they have learned. They love to share these with the class. The end of the year study will be a science focus because it's their favorite content area. They recently found ants on the playground and were fascinated by them so I think that will be our first thing to learn about.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3 in x 3 in, Assorted Colors, 15 Pads/Pack, 45 Sheets/Pad (654-15SSMULTI) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Crayola Twistables Colored Pencils, 30 Assorted Colors, Adult Coloring, Gift • Amazon Business $6.40 4 $25.60
Crayola 12 Ct Silly Scents Twistables Scented Colored Pencils • Amazon Business $3.19 6 $19.14
Pacon 24" x 16" 1-1/2" Ruled Colored Paper Chart Tablet, Assorted • $7.98 2 $15.96
Pacon Chart Tablet, 24"x32", 25 Sheets/Tablet • Amazon Business $7.48 2 $14.96
Hey, Little Ant • Amazon Business $14.22 1 $14.22
Pacon Unruled Chart Tablet, 24"X32", 25 Sheets, White • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Elmer's E301 School Glue, Washable No-Run, 1.25 Ounces (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $11.42 1 $11.42
Command Medium Refill, White, 36-Strips (GP021-36NA) - Easy to Open Packaging • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Scotch Sure Start Packaging Tape, 1.88 Inches x 900 Inches, 1 1/2 inch core, 6 Rolls per Pack , Smooth and Quiet Unwind, Works on all Boxes Including Recycled Boxes, (DP-1000RF6) • Amazon Business $10.83 1 $10.83
Command Medium Refill, White, 36-Strips (GP021-36NA) - Easy to Open Packaging • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Command Large Refill Strips, White, 20-Strips, (GP023-20NA) - Easy to Open Packaging • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 1 $9.96

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