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Mr. Guerrero from Los Angeles CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Homework Time!

My students need binders, pencil pouches, mechanical pencils with lead, erasers, highlighters, and sheet protectors to keep their homework safe, nice, and neatly organized.

  • $406 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What I love about kids is that they love to sing and dance, and they hold no inhibitions about who is hearing or looking at them. We need this speaker to give them a chance to express themselves musically.

My students are fourth grade English Language Learners.

Their curiosity and hunger for knowledge is tremendous. The majority of my students learn best through hands-on and visual applications of the curriculum standards. They are social, enjoy working in group activities, and are excited about using technology to facilitate their learning. They attend an inner city school where they face real life challenges in the community.

My Project

No more excuses! As a teacher, I hear different and creative excuses as to why the homework is submitted incomplete. With this project I want to eliminate all possible excuses and move on to obtain 100% homework from all of my students. All of my students come from low-income families and can not afford to buy binders, sheet protectors, pencil pouches, pencils, erasers or any other school supplies. I want my students to come to class and be proud of their homework because it will be nice and neat instead of folded, wrinkled, or torn. The pencil pouches will help my students keep their small supplies (such as pencils, erasers, and highlighters) organized inside of their homework folders. The sheet protectors are another important item that my students will use to protect important notes that are needed to be stored for a long period of time.

Unfortunately, most of my students do not have homework folders or any school supplies accessible at home.

They walk out of the classroom with their homework in their hand. The few that do have backpacks, don't have homework folders; Thus, they throw their homework papers inside their backpacks. With your help, I want us to provide the basic school supplies that are needed in order to successfully complete homework at home.

Mr. Guerrero
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 33 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsill Economy 3 Ring View Binders, .5 Inch Round Ring, Customizable Clear View Cover, Black, Bulk Binders - 12 Pack • Amazon Business $33.56 3 $100.68
Zippered Binder Pencil Pouch with Zipper Pulls, Pencil Case with 3 Rivet Enforced Holes, 5 Pack 5 Colors • Amazon Business $10.99 7 $76.93
Pentel Clic Retractable Eraser with Grip, Assorted Barrels, 3 Pack (ZE21TBP3M) • Amazon Business $3.62 12 $43.44
BIC MPLWP241 Xtra-Strong Mechanical Pencil, Colorful Barrel, Thick Point (0.9mm), 24-Count • Amazon Business $5.79 4 $23.16
Better Office Products 81450 Sheet Protectors, 100 Count • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
Sharpie 1761791 Accent Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colored, 24-Count • Amazon Business $9.48 2 $18.96

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