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Ms. Bowlby from Kissimmee FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Go Beyond the Books!

Help me give my students colored paper and fun hand ons learning activities!

  • $424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are coming to me at all different levels when it comes to reading. They come to 3rd Grade with the big state test weighing over their heads. Students know that 3rd grade is a make or break year for them and that they must pass the Reading portion of the state test in order to be promoted to 4th grade. Being a Title 1 school, with a majority of students being on free and reduced lunch, and coming from lower socioeconomic, and rough home lives...It is my job to make their dreams of 4th grade become a reality.

My Project

My students need materials beyond their textbooks. I would like to utilize teacher pay teacher resources to engage my students in centers, interactive notebooks, and projects. By doing so, I can deepen their love for learning using materials other than their district textbooks. TPT is a great site with so many hands-on activities and project-based learning. I have requested everything from Digital Math Fluency Practice, Teaching Reading and Writing Skills with Animated Shorts, The Best Part of Me Opinion Writing Graphic Organizers, Writing Paper, & Rubrics, 3rd Grade Math Games, and so much more!

In addition, teachers have to provide their own paper.

Being a title 1 school with 3/4 of the students coming from low-income homes, I can't ask my parents to supply paper. Learning can be more engaging by simply using colored paper to grab the students attention!

Thank you for always supporting my students and their education!

Ms. Bowlby
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hammermill Paper, Copy Plus Paper, 8.5 x 11 Paper, Letter Size, 20lb Paper, 92 Bright, 10 Reams / 5,000 Sheets (105007C) Acid Free Paper • Amazon Business $47.49 1 $47.49
3rd Grade Sub Plans- Emergency Substitute Plans for Sub Tub FULL Bundle • Teachers Pay Teachers $40.00 1 $40.00
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm, Mixed Carton 5-Color Assortment, 1250 Sheets (22998) • Amazon Business $31.56 1 $31.56
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm,"Joy" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (91414) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Reading Skills Bundle with Reading Comprehension Passages • Teachers Pay Teachers $27.00 1 $27.00
Math Project-based Learning for 3rd Grade Bundle: 6 Awesome Projects! • Teachers Pay Teachers $24.00 1 $24.00
3rd Grade Math Games: 3rd Grade Print and Play Math Games and Centers • Teachers Pay Teachers $18.00 1 $18.00
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm,"Warm" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (20272) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Math Fact Knockout BUNDLE {Multiplication & Division} • Teachers Pay Teachers $16.80 1 $16.80
Digital Math Fluency Practice - 38 Decks for Multiplication and Division Facts • Teachers Pay Teachers $12.00 1 $12.00
Math Test Prep - 3rd Grade Bundle • Teachers Pay Teachers $10.80 1 $10.80
Holidays Around the World - Close Reading Passages {Differentiated} • Teachers Pay Teachers $10.00 1 $10.00
Using Pictures to Teach Reading Skills • Teachers Pay Teachers $5.99 1 $5.99
Nonfiction Text Structure Flipbook Activity | Printable & Digital Versions • Teachers Pay Teachers $4.99 1 $4.99
Nonfiction Text Structure Game Show PowerPoint Activity • Teachers Pay Teachers $4.25 1 $4.25
Teaching Reading and Writing Skills with Animated Shorts Pt 1 Printable • Teachers Pay Teachers $4.00 1 $4.00
Holidays Around the World Escape Room Game Cracking the Classroom Code™ • Teachers Pay Teachers $4.00 1 $4.00
Perimeter and Area: Project Based Instruction • Teachers Pay Teachers $4.00 1 $4.00
Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees {Paired Passages, Writing Prompt, and Craftivity} • Teachers Pay Teachers $4.00 1 $4.00
Teaching Reading and Writing Skills with Animated Shorts Pt 2 Printable • Teachers Pay Teachers $4.00 1 $4.00
The Best Part of Me Opinion Writing Graphic Organizers, Writing Paper, & Rubrics • Teachers Pay Teachers $3.99 1 $3.99
Distributive Doctor Activities {distributive property of multiplication} • Teachers Pay Teachers $3.50 1 $3.50

Materials cost

$325.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$360.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.57

Total project goal

$423.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.79

4 Donors

-$279.40

Donations toward project cost

-$237.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.91

match offer

-$144.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.66

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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