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Mrs. T. Meredith from Shelbyville IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

It's in the Bag!

Help me give my students a bag filled with 'school-at-home' supplies all in one place.

  • $436 goal

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My Students

What an unprecedented time we live in, and teachers and students have pivoted rapidly.

My students are trying to rise to the challenge of learning from home.

Many are staying with other family members while their parents try to work, and home learning is becoming even more of a challenge.

My Project

The start to the next school year is uncertain, and the biggest challenge with at home learning this year has been missing or needed supplies that students either didn't take home with them or did not have. I'd like to eliminate that barrier by putting all needed resources 'in the bag'.

My students will be more successful and engaged if they have all the tools necessary and within reach.

In 4th grade, students, as an example, learn to use rulers for conversions from centimeter to millimeters, inches to fractional parts, as well as develop skill in using a protractor to measure angles. Rulers and protractors are essential to this work. Additionally, white boards allow for individual practice when I am leading a live lesson, and I can see what they've done or when they want to practice from a recorded lesson before actually doing the assigned work.

This project will provide all the materials needed for practicing lessons from either paper packet or from a device or video. Students will be able to practice with the tools that are 'in the bag.'

Mrs. T. Meredith
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ticonderoga DIX13830BN No. 2 Pencils, Pre-Sharpened, 30 Per Pack, 2 Packs, Wood/Graphite, Yellow (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $26.35 2 $52.70
Composition Book Notebook - Hardcover, Wide Ruled (11/32-inch), 100 Sheet, One Subject, 9.75" x 7.5", Assorted Covers: Red, Blue, Green, Purple-12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Charles Leonard Dry Erase Lapboard Class Pack, Includes 12 Each of Whiteboards, 2 Inch Felt Erasers and Black Dry Erase Markers (35036) • Amazon Business $21.83 2 $43.66
Mr. Pen- Ruler, 6 inch Ruler, Pack of 3, Clear Ruler, Plastic Ruler, Drafting Tools, Rulers for Kids, Measuring Tools, Ruler Set, Ruler inches and Centimeters, Transparent Ruler, Small Ruler • Amazon Business $3.99 9 $35.91
OMURA Bright Color 3-Ring Pencil Pouch w/ Mesh Window, Pack 10 • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Emraw Super Great Single Hole Manual Pencil Sharpener with Receptacle for Regular Sized Pencils and Crayons Designed in Brightly Colored Plastic -Great for School, Home, Office (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $6.99 5 $34.95
Crayola Crayons Bulk, Back to School Supplies, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $31.19 1 $31.19
KUUQA 25Pcs Drawstring Backpack Bags String Backpack Sport Bag Sack Cinch Tote Gym Backpack Bulk for Gym Sport Traveling,Royal Blue • Amazon Business $28.98 1 $28.98
School Smart Dry Erase Pen Style Marker, Fine Tip, Black, Pack of 12 - BY1076-12BLACK • Amazon Business $7.49 2 $14.98
30PCS Clear Plastic Student Math Protractor 6-Inch Long 180 Degree for Angle Measurement • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95

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