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Mrs. Thompson from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep Calm and Show Your Work!

My students need pencils, pens and dry erase markers to complete their work on paper, as well as, on hand held white boards in math class.

  • $163 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My fourth grade class is full of innovative scholars that are curious and full of creativity! Our school is located in Houston, TX , where the district consists of over 70% socioeconomically disadvantaged students and 60% English Language Learners.

My students are a part of a Title 1 school, and are often faced with many challenges both inside and outside of the classroom.

My fourth grade class consists of students from diverse backgrounds and many are faced with different learning challenges. My students love to do hands-on activities and experiments but simply do not have the proper resources to engage in learning. My students are compassionate about learning but struggle daily with having the proper resources to be successful in the classroom.

My Project

I often find myself saying, "show your work!". I know this is a task everyone can complete, if only they have the right materials to do so. In my math class students are encouraged to show their work through writing. Pencils, pens and dry erase markers are needed for underlining important information, writing number sentences, drawing pictures, and showing mathematical steps. In addition, erasers are needed for those students who make mistakes, and are willing to correct them.

My students need these basic writing tools to not only show their work, but to share their thinking!

The products I have selected will help my students to demonstrate their understanding ,not only in math,but in all subjects. Most importantly my students need these resources so that they can have a successful school year.

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Mrs. Thompson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 4 Boxes, 48 Markers Total • Amazon Business $29.23 1 $29.23
Pilot G2 Retractable Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens Fine Pt (.7) Dozen Box Green ; Retractable, Refillable & Premium Comfort Grip; Smooth Lines to the End of the Page, America’s #1 Selling Pen Brand • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 2 $24.98
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98

Materials cost

$106.17

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$137.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.31

Total project goal

$162.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.07

3 Donors

-$81.03

Donations toward project cost

-$68.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.15

match offer

-$81.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.16

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$0.00

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