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Mrs. Sanders from Ringgold GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Exceptional Class Has Basic Needs

Help me give my students the supplies that they need to be successful including markers, colored pencils, and folders.

  • $268 goal

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My Students

I teach special education in a Title I school. My students are amazing, and they are truly inspiring. We treat every day as a fresh start. The school I work for is incredible and has a passion for the students.

Every single one of my students is unique and has exceptional educational needs.

My students are 10-15-years-old with a variety of intellectual, physical, and sensory impairments. My classroom is a self-contained moderately intellectually disabled class. Most of my students spend 6+ hours a day in my classroom. We work on everything from life skills to academic achievement.

My Project

We use markers, color pencils, folders, and writing paper every day in our classroom to solve math problems, word work, correct grammar, and to complete book projects. We use these tools to provide our students with the opportunity to combine different content areas with art. Since most of my students are economically disadvantaged, they did not bring in supplies at the start of the school year.

Combining art with Math and ELA makes our activities more engaging and enhances student learning.

We purchased new supplies for students who did not come with them at the beginning of the year. Now, in the middle of the school year, we are in need of new markers (since most have dried up from use), color pencils, writing paper, and new folders.

Mrs. Sanders
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Staples Advantage $37.86 1 $37.86
Crayola Kid's Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 12/Box (58-7712) • Staples Advantage $3.30 11 $36.30
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (33904) • Staples Advantage $17.49 2 $34.98
JAM Paper POP 2 Pocket School Folders with Metal Prong Fastener Clasps, Assorted Colors, 6/Pack (382ECFassrt) • Staples Advantage $15.49 2 $30.98
Staples Pencil Pouch, Assorted Colors • Staples Advantage $1.79 15 $26.85
Pacon Storybook Paper for D'Nealian Programs 8-1/2" x 11", 1/2" Long Way Ruled, White, 500 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $8.29 1 $8.29
Staples Ruled 3" x 5" Index Cards, White, 500/Pack (51009) • Staples Advantage $6.99 1 $6.99

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