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Ms. B. from Monroe LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making ELA Colorful

My students need colored copy paper. We use this paper for our interactive notebook pages to make them fun and attractive. These notebooks contain study materials, foldables, and helpful hints for each lesson that we do.

  • $178 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a group of uniquely talented 5th grade students. Each one of them is special in their own distinct way. At our school we work together and celebrate each other. Nearly all of my students started at Clark in Pre-K, so they know the "Clark Way", and exhibit the Six Pillars of Character on a daily basis.

My kids are avid learners.

Even when they struggle, they always try to give their best efforts, no matter what the task at hand is.

The majority of my students come from low income families. They don't always have the means to participate in or do certain things at our school. As their teacher, I try my best to "meet them in the middle", but that doesn't always happen. I'm hoping that I can utilize Donors Choose to fill in the gaps when it comes to getting my students what they need.

My Project

This colored copy papers helps to liven up the activities that we do in class. My students enjoy added pages to their interactive notebook for each lesson that we do, and when they're on colored paper they love it even more. They love flipping through their notebooks looking at all of the different things we've done inside of our INB's.

The colored copy paper is not only for the students, but for their parents also.

The bright colors help parents to know which papers are most important. The sea of white that goes home each Wednesday can be a lot to take in, so I try to utilize different colored paper for different parent notices.

Ms. B.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Astrobrights Color Paper 5-Color Mixed Carton, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb./89 gsm, 1250 Sheets/Carton (22998) • Staples Advantage $28.52 1 $28.52
Staples Brights Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Neon Assorted, 500/Ream (20201) • Staples Advantage $9.99 2 $19.98
Staples Brights Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Blue, Ream, 500/Ream (25202) • Staples Advantage $14.99 1 $14.99
Staples Brights Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Purple, 500/Ream (20110) • Staples Advantage $12.99 1 $12.99
Staples Brights, 24 lb. Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", Teal, 500/Ream (20100) • Staples Advantage $12.99 1 $12.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb./89 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets/Pack (21289/22289) • Staples Advantage $11.22 1 $11.22
Staples Pastels 30% Recycled Colored Copy Paper, 20 lb., 8 1/2" x 11", Pink, 500 Sheets/Rm • Staples Advantage $4.51 2 $9.02

Materials cost

$109.71

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$150.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.64

Total project goal

$177.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.60

1 Donor

-$88.80

Donations toward project cost

-$75.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.32

match offer

-$88.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$75.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.32

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$0.00

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