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Mr. Davis from Fort Myers FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Hurricane Victims at Our School - Puerto Rico

My students need supplies to stay prepared for class, reading materials to increase rigor, and options for flexible seating.

  • $638 goal

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My Students

I have a group full of amazing students, who are bright 6th graders; These students are primarily Puerto Rican or of Hispanic heritage. I teach three sections of on-level classes and one advanced section of English Language Arts. I work at a Title-I school where most of the students are English Language Learners. The students in my classroom enjoy reading, especially books that revolve around their native country.

I use reading and writing as an escape in my classroom.

It is a way for my students to enter another world or even create one. Each student that I have brings something new and exciting to my classroom and together we make miracles happen. Bean bag chairs and rugs will be used for a reading corner, a new pencil sharpener will allow less distractions with a long line for one sharpener, snacks can be given to the many students who are hungry throughout the day, and pencils and cleaning supplies will help with daily academics and classroom comfort.

My Project

Every item that I requested for my class is going to benefit them in a multitude of ways. The goal is to help move my students to their appropriate proficiency level in reading and writing.

I have many students who are ADHD, so options for flexible seating is of great need.

Stability balls, lap desks, and sensory toys will help keep them focused and engaged. Headphones will allow my students to complete their work in the online learning tools that the school uses. Pencil grips, pencils, notebooks are all needed because many of my students need to become better organized being that they have a total of 10 classes and no school supplies at home. Paper, markers, and construction paper are all needed to incorporate arts integration into the class room. It is also a way to complete group activities and increase engagement and collaborative learning!

Mr. Davis
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Green • Amazon Business $46.81 3 $140.43
Koss KPH7 Lightweight Portable Headphone, Black • Amazon Business $5.54 14 $77.56
LapGear Essential Lap Desk - Aqua Sky (Fits upto 13.3" Laptop) • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
Colore #2 Pencils With Eraser Tops - HB Graphite / No 2 Yellow Wood Pencil Great School Art Supplies For Writing, Drawing & Sketching - Suitable For Kids & Adults - 144 Count • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Mead Spiral Notebook, Wide Ruled, 1 Subject, 70 Sheets, 8 x 10.5 Inches, Assorted Colors (05510) Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $29.70 1 $29.70
Jalousie 30 Pieces Stress Ball and Squeeze Toys Value Assortment-Stress Relax Toys (30 Pcs Pack). • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Cookies Chips & Candies Snacks Variety Pack Bulk Sampler Assortment (Care Package 40 Count) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Expo Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 16-Pack, Assorted • Amazon Business $10.73 2 $21.46
Crayola 96 Ct Construction Paper, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $6.39 3 $19.17
PowerMe Electric Pencil Sharpener - Battery Operated (No Cord) - for Home, Office, School, Artist, Students, High Volume Use - Ultra-Portable, ideal for No. 2 And Colored Pencils (Drawing, Coloring) • Amazon Business $16.43 1 $16.43
The Pencil Grip Writing CLAW for Pencils and Utensils, Medium Size, 6 Count Blue/Red (TPG-21206) • Amazon Business $3.94 4 $15.76
Ktrio Letter Size Clipboards Low Profile Clip, Hardboard (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
Oxford Filler Paper, 8-1/2" x 11", College Rule, 3-Hole Punched, Loose-Leaf Paper for 3-Ring Binders, 500 Sheets Per Pack (62349) • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
B Bascolor 2 Piece Interactive Focused Light Cats Teaser Wand Toys • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Snyder's of Hanover Mini Pretzels Large Canister, 40 Ounce • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Koss KPH7 Lightweight Portable Headphone, Black • Amazon Business $5.53 1 $5.53

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