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Mrs. S. from Springfield IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

ESL Students Need School Supplies!

My students need pencils, folders, binders, and notebooks to start the school year off with the required material.

  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What? I have to read and write AGAIN? That is what I face each day when it comes to reading and writing with my ESL students. They struggle with these subjects, so they don't want to practice them. I need materials that I can use to engage them during class time to be better readers and writers.

My students are all at-risk struggling English as a Second Language learners.

They struggle because they are all English as a Second Language students, and they don't always understand the English language. My students are from China, Yemen, Russia, and Mexico. They really try hard when it comes to learning, but they have the language obstacle to overcome. My students face many obstacles during the school day, and anything I can do to improve their skills will benefit them a great deal. They want to learn, but they don't have the materials to practice reading and writing at home.

My Project

My students will be learning many different language strategies and organizational skills with the notebooks, folders, binders, pencils, and pencil lead. My students will be able to learn how important it is for them to become organized and have the correct materials to be successful in school. The notebooks, pencils, and folders will provide the students with places to store and organize their homework. The students are also in need of these basic classroom materials in order to be successful throughout the school year. As the students learn different reading strategies, we will be creating a reading log book for the students to continue to add to throughout the school year. You will be enhancing our curriculum a great deal for these ESL students.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iScholar iQ 5-Subject Poly Cover Wirebound Notebook, College Ruled, 11 x 8.5 Inch Sheet Size, 200 Sheets, Cover Color May Vary (59906) • Amazon Business $21.75 1 $21.75
2 Pocket Folders - Heavy Duty Plastic Folders - Set of 12 Assorted Colors (Primary Colors) - Sturdy and Waterproof File Folders by DIY Crew • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Five Star Flex Hybrid NoteBinder, 1 Inch Binder, Style, Arrow (29148BM7) • Amazon Business $14.27 1 $14.27
Avery Big Tab Insertable Two-Pocket Plastic Dividers, 8-Tab Set, Multicolor, Multi Pack of 3 Sets (11907) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Five Star Spiral Notebook, 1 Subject, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, 10-1/2" x 8" Sheet Size, Lime (72122) • Amazon Business $5.89 2 $11.78
Five Star Advance Spiral Notebook, 5 Subject, College Ruled Paper, 200 Sheets, 11" x 8-1/2, Teal (73152) • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Zebra Cadoozles Mechanical Pencil Set With Bonus Zen Figurine, 0.7mm and 0.9mm Point Size, Standard HB Lead, Assorted Barrel Patterns, 20-Count • Amazon Business $9.81 1 $9.81
Five Star Advance Spiral Notebook-Standard Size, 5 Subject, College Ruled, 8.5 x 11 Inch Sheet Size • Amazon Business $9.28 1 $9.28
Five Star Spiral Notebook, 1 Subject, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, 10-1/2" x 8", Cobalt Blue (72023) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Zebra #2 Mechanical Pencil, 0.7mm Point Size, Standard HB Lead, Assorted Barrel Colors, 28-Count • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
Five Star Advance Spiral Notebook, 2 Subject, College Ruled Paper, 120 Sheets, 11" x 8-1/2, Chevron Design (73143) • Amazon Business $8.09 1 $8.09
Five Star Advance Spiral Notebook, 2 Subject, College Ruled Paper, 120 Sheets, 11" x 8-1/2, Chevron Design (73143) • Amazon Business $8.09 1 $8.09
Samsill Clean Touch 3 Ring View Binder Protected by Antimicrobial Additive, Customizable Clear View Cover,2 Inch Round Rings, Purple • Amazon Business $5.63 1 $5.63
Pentel C27BPHB3K6 Super Hi-Polymer Lead Refills, 0.7mm, HB, Black, 30 per Tube (Pack of 3 Tubes) • Amazon Business $4.38 1 $4.38

Materials cost

$152.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.64

Total project goal

$217.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.58

3 Donors

-$208.75

Donations toward project cost

-$184.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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