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Ms. Jones from Oakland CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Learn to Write!

Help me give my students dry erase pockets and the organization they need to practice writing.

  • $244 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are calm and thoughtful this year. Two of them went to preschool, so the rest of my students are starting the year with no prior knowledge of English letters and sounds. They are picking it all up so fast! My students are so excited to point out letters and colors that we've learned when they see them outside of class. I am overjoyed to be their teacher this year.

We are learning letters, colors, shapes, and numbers in order to be ready for kindergarten.

Additionally, students will be ready to conduct themselves in a way that supports learning and collaboration. Though they are learning to follow cues and direction in English, my students are still very attentive and helpful. It's a testament to their love of learning and their collaborative attitude.

My Project

Students are learning to recognize and write letters one letter at a time, and part of the way we do that is through dry erase practice sheets. Currently we have sheets in plastic gallon bags, but students are running through them and they don't erase very well, and our materials are not organized in such a way that students can easily access materials. Students love to work on their letters with dry erase boards because it's a forgiving medium-- if they make a mistake, they can erase it easily and move on. My class this year is insecure about their writing abilities, even at such a young age. Please help us to create a more consistent and authentic experience by helping us buy these dry erase pockets.

Ms. Jones
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT794X - Store-It-All Rotating Caddies - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $76.99 1 $76.99
GG379 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pockets - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.50 1 $59.50
Expo Low Odor Fine Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 8/pk (86601) • Staples Advantage $5.93 4 $23.72

Materials cost

$160.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$207.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.58

Total project goal

$243.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$243.85

3 Donors

-$143.85

Donations toward project cost

-$122.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.58

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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