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

Get Me Started With Essential Basics

My students need poster markers, incentive stars, poster storage, pencils, lanyards, document holders, and a teaching guide for social-emotional learning.

  • $305 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a low-income/high-poverty urban school district. Their experiences are limited. They are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom, with challenges including emotional trauma, a high mobility rate, and many other special needs.

Many of them are being raised in single-parent households, and 99% receive free lunch and breakfast.

My students are 70% Hispanic and 30% African-American. I have several ELL students in my class as well as special needs students. The majority of my students are far below the national and state standards in reading and math.

My Project

My students will start off the school year learning how to work in groups.

We will use the scented markers to motivate groups to collaborate on social emotional learning topics such as what is respect.

My students will turn and talk about what respect means to them and everyone will contribute on chart paper. The instructions will be in the document holders. We will discuss all the procedures in the classroom in this way including hall pass and pencil procedures.

I really want to start the year off right and consistent, modeling and teaching my expectations and these supplies will help me do just that!

Dr. Rose
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SKKSTATIONERY Half Pencils with Eraser Tops, Golf, Classroom, Pew - #2 HB, Hexagon, Pre-sharpened, 144/Box. (2 pack) • Amazon Business $17.99 5 $89.95
Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School: 48 Character-Building Lessons to Foster Respect and Prevent Bullying • Amazon Business $27.64 1 $27.64
Mr. Sketch 1924061 Washable Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 14-Count • Amazon Business $12.58 2 $25.16
3/8" Metallic Gold, Star Stickers in Dispenser Box - 1,000 Labels per Box, Permanent Adhesive • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
T'z Tagz Brand Bottom Load Double Sided 8.5 X 11 Inches Plexi Acrylic Sign Holder 3 PACK!!! - Single Sheet Easel-style 8-1/2X11 • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Carson Dellosa Bulletin Board Storage Bag (5638) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Whole Brain Teaching: 122 Amazing Games!: Challenging kids, classroom management, writing, reading, math, Common Core/State tests • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Owl Hall Pass Lanyards and School Passes Set of 6 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$225.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$259.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.71

Total project goal

$304.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$304.73

1 Donor

-$152.36

Donations toward project cost

-$129.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.85

match offer

-$152.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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