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Ms. Martin from Sun Valley CA is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Students Succeed in Reading and Writing

Help me give my students materials such as Kleenex, highlighters, books, and pencils to be successful in school.

  • $362 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

Working with students with special needs is always rewarding and challenging at the same time. My students not only strive for excellence in their academics, but all of them have put their best foot forward in athletics and their military tasks as well. My students come from low income households, some are homeless, and most have experienced some sort of major trauma throughout their lives. Although they all hide pain and insecurities, they come to school daily with the hopes of earning their high school diplomas.

My Project

Our classes are project-based and include art, music, reading, writing and investigating. My students, all of them with special needs, utilize hands-on activities, word walls, storyboards, dioramas, and more to help them understand what they read. Having a supply of materials such as Kleenex, highlighters, books, and pencils available to them, they can work to their strengths. Also, having books with characters, fictional and non-fictional, that are relatable to my students will peak their interest in reading, which at times is very difficult for them. They want to learn and need supplies to assist in their education.

Ms. Martin
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kleenex Standard Facial Tissues, 2-Ply, 100 Sheets/Box, 10 Boxes/Pack (13216) • $21.29 1 $21.29
BIC Brite Liner Stick Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 24/Pack (BL241AST) • $10.43 2 $20.86
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 18/Pack (13818) • $4.04 5 $20.20
Really Useful Boxes 16-Box Organizer • Blick Art Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
Post-it Super Sticky Big Notes - 11 x 11, Yellow • Blick Art Materials $6.60 3 $19.80
TRU RED College Ruled Filler Paper, 5.5" x 8.5", White, 100 Sheets/Pack (TR12301) • $3.32 5 $16.60
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencils, No. 2 Medium Lead, 40/Pack (MPP40MJ-BLK) • $15.29 1 $15.29
All American Boys • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Brown Girl Dreaming • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
BIC Round Stic Xtra-Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink, 60/Pack (GSM609-BLK) • $6.56 2 $13.12
The Other Wes Moore • AKJ Education $12.41 1 $12.41
Homework Pages for Independent Reading • AKJ Education $9.99 1 $9.99
Sold • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Summer Express 7-8 • AKJ Education $7.69 1 $7.69
Chains: Seeds of America • AKJ Education $5.98 1 $5.98
Letters from Rifka • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Odd Jobs • AKJ Education $5.68 1 $5.68
Culture Smart! USA The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture • AKJ Education $4.88 1 $4.88

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