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Mrs. Cristobal from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Essential Materials Needed in the Classroom

My students need folders, notebooks, composition notebooks, pencils, highlighters, glue sticks, dry erase markers, and erasers to be successful in the classroom.

  • $264 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is full of enthusiastic, bilingual students, eager to learn every day. There are 28 English learners that are amazing and love to be challenged each day. They come daily to class with smiles and dedication. They love to explore new learning with the integration of social studies and science through reading.

Our school is a Title I school, with 92.9% of students coming from low income families.

The neighborhood is high in poverty. There is a high population of Latinos in our school.

My Project

My students come from a high poverty neighborhood. They come to school without any supplies that are extremely important for their learning. In order for my students to be successful in the classroom, they need materials such as notebooks, folders, glue, and highlighters.

My students need pencils to be able to write in the classroom and dry erase markers with erasers, so they are able to use whiteboards during their centers in math and reading.

These supplies are so important for learning to take place in the classroom. With these materials they will be able to learn in all subject areas.

Mrs. Cristobal
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BAZIC 2-Pocket Portfolio Folder with 3-Prong Fastener for School, Home, or Office (Assorted Colors. Case of 100) • Amazon Business $59.67 1 $59.67
Mead Spiral Notebook, Wide Ruled, 1 Subject, 70 Sheets, 24 PACK • Amazon Business $29.77 1 $29.77
Mead Composition Books / Notebooks, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", 12 Pack (72936) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
EXPO 1921062 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $16.61 1 $16.61
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.97 3 $14.91
TecUnite 30 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleansers Wiper for Classroom Office (Yellow, 2 x 2 inch) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $6.58 2 $13.16
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
AmazonBasics Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers - Chisel Tip - 12 Pack (Black) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
BIC Brite Liner Grip Highlighter, Tank, Chisel Tip, Yellow, 12-Count • Amazon Business $3.80 1 $3.80

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