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Mrs. Greenwood from Pamplico SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Books Available For All

My students need paper, pens, index cards, colored pencils and ink to write and illustrate their own books to read and take home.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am blessed to teach 24 kindergartners in a Title I school. I have 10 boys and 14 girls in my class. Eighty percent come from single parent homes. My school is a small rural school, where most families live at or near the poverty level. Eighty percent of my students live in homes where parents only have high school or GED educations. The majority of my parents do not have any extra funds to be able to help out in their child`s classroom. Our community is made up of a lot of families barely getting by.

Many of my students come to school with little exposure to books and language.

I need to provide books at home for my students. This project will help provide many language experiences and books that the children can take home to read.

My Project

The ink, paper, colored pencils and card stock will be used so my students can write their own books. They will be allowed to take their books home so they have books at home to read. My students will write and draw their own stories using the materials provided in this project. They will be able to print their stories and pictures to help illustrate their stories. The students will learn how to type, print and use images from the Internet. My students will also learn how to put a story in sequence. This activity will also help the students learn how to follow directions. My students will share their stories with the class so this will allow for real life language experiences.. This activity will encourage the use of talking and writing in complete sentences.

I am excited about this project because the books the children make at school will be taken home to provide reading material for home use.

I am very eager to share this learning opportunity with my class!

Mrs. Greenwood
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 63 Black Ink Cartridges (T0A53AN#140), 2/Pack • Quill.com $31.49 1 $31.49
Pilot G2 Premium Retractable Gel Roller Pens, Fine Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (31128) • Quill.com $13.59 1 $13.59
Domtar Bright White Cover Stock, LETTER-Size, 96 US Brightness, 67 lb., 8 1/2" x 11", 250 Sheets/Pack • Quill.com $12.74 1 $12.74
Crayola Colored Pencils, 12/Box • Quill.com $3.14 4 $12.56
Quill Brand Colored Paper 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Yellow, 500 sheets • Quill.com $11.04 1 $11.04
Quill Brand 30% Recycled Copy Paper 8-1/2 x 11", Letter Size, 92 Bright • Quill.com $8.75 1 $8.75
Oxford Index Cards 4 x 6", Blank, White, 100/Pack • Quill.com $3.22 2 $6.44
Oxford Index Cards 5 x 8", Blank, White, 100/Pack • Quill.com $4.92 1 $4.92

Materials cost

$101.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$140.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.74

Total project goal

$164.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.95

1 Donor

-$164.95

Donations toward project cost

-$140.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.74

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$0.00

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