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Mr. Bader from Richmond CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Highlighting for Success

My students need highlighters and dry erase markers to actively engage with complex texts.

  • $251 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are bright, energetic, and full of the right kind of potential. Unfortunately, they are also coming from a community that has too much blight, violence, and poverty. They are constantly battling against circumstances that can lead to frustration, failure, and fear.

These students must not let circumstances they can't control or hinder their potential and growth as learners.

They want to be successful. They want to positively impact their futures. They want to learn.

I want to provide them with every opportunity to be the students I know they can be.

My Project

Effective reading starts with good habits. Recognizing and identifying the main idea and supporting details in a passage is an essential skill needed for understanding complex texts. Ensuring that all of my students have access to highlighters ensures that all of my students have equal access to developing this fundamental skill. This project guarantees my room will always be equipped for student success and allows me to implement a consistent reading protocol throughout the entire year.

Being able to independently recognize main ideas and supporting details in complex texts will allow my students to be better readers, thinkers, and writers.

Supporting this project will benefit these student every year of high school and beyond!

Mr. Bader
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sharpie Accent Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Blue, 12/pk (25010) • Staples Advantage $5.28 12 $63.36
Sharpie Accent Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Fluorescent Yellow, 12/Pack (25025) • Staples Advantage $5.28 12 $63.36
Expo Low-Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 4/pk (80174) • Staples Advantage $3.23 12 $38.76

Materials cost

$165.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$213.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.61

Total project goal

$250.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.71

3 Donors

-$192.14

Donations toward project cost

-$163.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.82

match offer

-$58.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$49.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.78

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$0.00

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