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Ms. Toussaint from Brooklyn NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Become the Masters of Our Fates

Help me give my students a better chance at learning by providing them with the proper visual aids. Middle school is a very pivotal time in an adolescents life, they are just figuring out themselves.

  • $1,176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my 4th year as educator. However its my first year as a 6th grade english teacher. My students are mostly low-income students who live in the East New York area of Brooklyn. Understanding that boys learn differently than girls is one of the biggest discoveries in being able to educate them. Boys are full of energy and love working with their hands. While girls are expressive and love to write. Now how do I encourage my boys to want to read and write as much as the girls do? Boys tend to need extra help with being organized. They are visual learners and often times have to hear instructions more than once but that's what makes them so great. Knowing this I am trying to make sure that I reach every learning type in my classroom by having the right materials for both the girls and boys.

My Project

The materials and supplies that I am requesting for my students well help them to become better learners and readers. The large carpet will be placed in the front of the classroom library as a tool to invite them to read. The pocket charts will be used to keep the classroom organized as I teach 4 ELA classes. The writing process folder will help the Writer's Workshop process run smoothly from day to day. The sentence strips and reading comprehension charts will serve as visual aids while teaching ELA. I am asking for your help with making my classroom run smoothly and to remain organized.

Ms. Toussaint
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD954 - Correct the Sentence! Daily Journal - Gr. 5-6 - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 9 $314.91
LC141 - Charcoal Rectangular Carpet - 6' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
FF359 - The Writing Process Student Folder - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 9 $179.91
GG349 - Classroom Organization Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 3 $104.97
PP539 - Giant Magnetic Lined Page • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 2 $55.98
TC796 - Regular Magnetic Sentence Strip Pockets - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
DD933 - Literature Magnetic Teaching Charts • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
AA768 - Find the Evidence! Clips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$954.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$999.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$176.30

Total project goal

$1,175.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,175.35

12 Donors

-$1,068.05

Donations toward project cost

-$999.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$107.30

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$0.00

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