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Ms. Baker from Lexington TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Interactive Reading Notebooks

My students need Mead notebooks, Con-Tact covering, and Expo dry erase makers to create truly interactive laminated reading journals.

  • $326 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The school where I will be teaching is a small Title I school in a very rural town in a very rural part of central Texas. I am teaching reading for 4th grade in a brand new school district. I'll be transitioning from teaching math to teaching English Language Arts.

I am starting from scratch with classroom supplies and needs.

All of my materials I have built the past few years building up have been for math! I am so excited to start this new adventure, but am really needing your help to make sure I have all the resources my kids will need in order to have the best year yet!

My Project

Interactive reading journals that are truly interactive are such a great resource. These notebooks personalize learning, teach students how to learn and study at the same time, make sense of lecture and note taking, and most importantly are a hands-on learning tool that students love!

The materials requested will be used to create truly unique interactive notebooks.

My students need Mead Composition Notebooks for their notebooks. The Co-Tact paper will be used to laminate the pages. This allows us to use the graphic organizers over and over again to help support and organize learning, without creating a lot of waste. I also need Expo dry erase markers for marking.

These notebooks are a learning tool that my students can use for the rest of their academic careers and work well in any kind of cross curricular writing.

Ms. Baker
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Composition Books/Notebooks, College Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", 5 Pack (72930) • Amazon Business $9.91 10 $99.10
Con-Tact Brand Clear Covering Self-Adhesive Semi-Transparent Privacy Film and Contact Paper Liner, 18'' x 9', Clear Matte • Amazon Business $8.07 9 $72.63
Expo - Low Odor Fine Tip Dry Erase Markers, Black (86001) (Case of 12 Dozen) • Amazon Business $70.96 1 $70.96

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