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Ms. Cunningham from McKinney TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Display Our READtastic Work!!

Help me give my students pocket charts, books, word cards, and erasable pens to revolutionize their learning of new reading skills.

  • $324 goal

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My Students

I teach in a kindergarten classroom at a Title I school where more than 50% of students come from economically disadvantaged households. Many of my students are also ELLs (English Language Learners). My students often face tough situations in their home lives. I strive every day to make my classroom a safe place for my students to come and forget about their home lives for just a little while and focus on being loved and learning.

Despite some of the challenges my students face outside of school, they come to school with a smile every day eager to learn.

I love to encourage them to think outside the box and be problem solvers. I want them to be responsible, independent, and problem solvers when they walk out of my classroom. These are all things that they will need to be successful in the real world.

My Project

These materials will give my students the ability to tackle new reading skills in the small group setting. My students will be able to display and manipulate words that contain the targeted skill. The addition of these pocket charts, books, and erasable pens will allow my students to better absorb these critical reading skill because they will be able to see so many more words at once.

These supplies will be a game changer in my classroom when it comes to the students' retention of reading skills.

These supplies are durable and will last for years to come. The pens are erasable making all of these items reusable for many different groups of students.

Ms. Cunningham
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Phonics Tales!: 25 Read-Aloud Storybooks That Teach Key Phonics Skills $56.99 1 $56.99
PILOT FriXion ColorSticks Erasable Gel Ink Stick Pens, Fine Point, Assorted Color Inks, Tub of 36 (5805) $39.46 1 $39.46
Teacher Created Resources Lime Polka Dots 10 Pocket Chart (20745) $20.49 1 $20.49
Teacher Created Resources Lime Polka Dots 7 Pocket Chart (20741) $18.79 1 $18.79
Junior Learning Spelligator, Multicolor, Model:JL100 $17.76 1 $17.76
Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Level A: Teaches 25 key Sight Words to Help Your Child Soar as a Reader! $16.62 1 $16.62
Chalkboard Brights Magnetic Pockets - Extra Large (20801) $14.99 1 $14.99
Star Right Blank Flashcards in Assorted Colors | 1000 Hole-Punched Cards with 5 Metal Sorting Rings | for School, Learning, Memory, Recipe Cards, and More $14.99 1 $14.99
Junior Learning Word Builders Activity Cards $13.70 1 $13.70
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Bright's Magnetic Pockets - Small (20728) $10.99 1 $10.99
Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Bright's Magnetic Pockets - Large (20721) $8.99 1 $8.99
Junior Learning CVC Word Builders Activity Cards $7.98 1 $7.98

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