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Mrs. Ramel from West Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Expectation Rewards

My students need rewards for their prize box. Students earn raffle tickets for following CHAMPS expectations.

  • $169 goal

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My Students

My students take general music as a 12 week course. It is offered once in their entire middle school careers. For some, this is the only opportunity students have to learn an instrument.

My students are eager to learn and excited about the chance to learn more instruments.

They are driven to use what they have learned about music and apply it to any instrument. They especially love performing their favorite songs as well as writing their own music! My students continue to surprise me with how extremely creative and talented they are!

My Project

These materials will make a huge difference in student learning by giving them an incentive to make good choices and participate. Students earn CHAMPS tickets for doing something well (voice level, asking for help, participating, following directions, successfully completing something.

The ear bud headphones would be used for our individual listening and composing projects.

The musical erasers and music note pencils would be used as basic supplies. The bookmarks have inspirational music quotes that can be useful for keeping their place in their reading books. The guitar picks would be used for our guitar unit as a prize incentive since they are so bright and colorful. The bracelets would also be a great prize incentive for students to work toward. Most of these prize items are school supplies with a fun musical twist!

Our students highly benefit from having something to work toward for their positive choices and using their learning time to the fullest. These prizes would reinforce positive behavior and learning.

Mrs. Ramel
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 500 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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JustJamz 30 Pack 3.5mm Stereo In-Ear Earbud Headphones - Earphones (Assorted Colors) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Kmise A7940 Stationary Music Note Rubber Eraser Students Beautiful Gift, 20 Piece, Black • Amazon Business $20.47 1 $20.47
(10-Pack) Music Silicone Bracelets - Beethoven's 9th Symphony Silicone Rubber Wristbands - Bulk Music Gifts Party Favors for Musicians • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Creanoso Music Quotes Bookmarks Cards (60-Pack)- Inspirational Music Gifts for Men Women Adults Teens Kids Boys Girls Musicians Guitarists - Wall Decor • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Musical Notes Pencils (4 dozen per unit) 7 1/2" • Amazon Business $10.01 1 $10.01
Best Guitar Picks (HUGE 100 VALUE PACK) Unique Designs in Assorted Colors & Celluloid Finish- 3 Different Sizes Light/Thin, Medium, & Heavy/Thick - Awesome for Acoustic, Bass, or Electric Guitars • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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