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Ms. Garrett from Sikeston MO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flying Into the First Year of Fifth

My students need chart paper and markers to enhance their learning through the use of anchor charts and group collaboration.

  • $170 goal

This project expired on August 31, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a school of only 5th and 6th graders. These boys and girls all come from different backgrounds and life experiences, yet they are all stepping into our school with one thing in common - it's their first time in "middle school".

My students are experiencing middle school for the first time, and I want them to experience it to the fullest!

5th graders are at the best stage of life; they still have a youthful innocence, yet they are starting to see our great big world through the eyes of a grown up. This is my first year teaching, so I have yet to meet my students. I can't wait to see what they can do!

My Project

Anchor charts are an effective, research based way of teaching students, and they are personally one of my favorite teaching methods! They also double as classroom decorations, so it's a win-win!

In order to make durable, bright, and effective anchor charts, I need chart paper to stick on the board and markers that will help me write large enough for the words to be seen from across the room.

I love to use anchor charts for decorations, classroom management, collaboration, and anything else I can think of to enhance my students' learning. Students enjoy them because the information is condensed into one easy to see poster.

Ms. Garrett
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
POST-IT SELF STICK WALL PAD 20''X23'' PACK OF 2 • School Specialty $44.01 1 $44.01
WALL PAD - POST-IT SELF STICK 20 X 23 20 SHT- PRIMARY RULED 2-PK • School Specialty $44.01 1 $44.01
MARKER FLIPCHART ASSORTED SAN22478 SET/8 • School Specialty $7.22 2 $14.44

Materials cost

$102.46

Vendor shipping charges

$10.25

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$144.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.46

Total project goal

$169.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$169.71

5 Donors

-$159.71

Donations toward project cost

-$135.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.96

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

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$0.00

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