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

Making Learning Easy and Fun!

My students need math manipulatives and fun new ways of doing stations. My students need markers, dice, and cards to make math fun.

  • $556 goal

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My Students

5th grade is a challenging year for students and parents alike. For students, it's their last opportunity to really be a kid at school. Learning is still fun and they come to school to get away for the stresses of the world around them. For parents, their child is getting ready to move into a new chapter. It is an added stress when your child is a student with special needs...

...and when the rigorous content doesn't make sense, students begin to feel helpless.

I want to bring new and inventive ways to exploring mathematical concepts within my small group and guided math time. I feel these additional supplies and classroom sets of items will help students who need a concrete understanding of the topics we covering in our Texas 5th grade curriculum.

My Project

I want to be able to help me inclusion students who struggle with abstract concepts find new ways of making sense of math.

Manipulatives for all make abstract math concepts concrete.

Along the way this will help make math accessible for all students. Giving all students a starting point that allows them to excel and succeed. In Texas students are required to pass the mathematical STAAR and this will assist in progressing all students to meet the state standards. Help our classroom make a difference in the lives of our students and build their confidence in their mathematical abilities. Math is for all!

Dice and cards are the bulk of my supplies for this projects students can use these to create random facts. Game like headbanz with facts, and war are ways the cards could benefit my students struggling with learning basic facts. Dice could be used to randomize problems and assist with place value when placed in a pill organizer.

Another product we use often quickly is dry erase supplies such as sheet covers, markers and eraser. With these students can practice math in stations and I can assess students quickly.

Students love being able to differentiate stations with bright paper and would love to reward my students with a fun way to review for STAAR with a glow in the dark practice party which is why I have chosen to include the glow in the dark items.

Thank you for considering my project to help my students with MATH!

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Best Dry Erase Markers (BULK SET OF 36!) in Assorted Colors - Usable on any Whiteboard Surface - Fine Point White Board Pens in 12 Different Colors - Including Black, Neon, Red, Green, Blue, & More • Amazon Business $19.99 3 $59.97
Post-it Easel Pads 560 Self Stick Easel Pads, Quadrille, 25 x 30, White, 30-Sheet Pads (Case of 2 Pads) • Amazon Business $44.24 1 $44.24
Post-it Self-Stick Easel Pad, 25 x 30.5 Inches, 30-Sheet Pad (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $42.88 1 $42.88
Eight-Sided Fraction Dice, Set of 5 • Amazon Business $9.95 3 $29.85
5-Pack UV Blacklight Reactive Fluorescent / Neon Gaffer Tape Matte Finish (various sizes) (.5 in x 60 ft) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Attmu Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Erasers, 12 Pack - 6 Blue and 6 Yellow, 2.2 x 4 Inches Each • Amazon Business $7.95 3 $23.85
Clipco Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Assorted Colors (30-Pack) • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Pack of 2 - Essex Wares Storage Pocket Charts / Ten Pocket Hanging Wall Files - Perfect for Organizing Your Classroom, School, Office and Home (Black) • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Wausau 21289 Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb / 89 gsm, “Happy” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.84 2 $19.68
UNOMOR Glow Sticks for Party Supplies, 200 8’’ Glow Sticks with Glow Necklaces for Glow in Dark Party favors with 275 Connectors and Instruction (7 Colors Total 475 PCs) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
10-sided dice by Tarquin Group • Amazon Business $7.98 2 $15.96
Eliminator Lighting Black Lights Black 24 Black Light Bulb • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Playing Cards, Poker Size Standard Index, 12 Decks of Cards (6 Blue and 6 Red) by LotFancy, for Blackjack, Euchre • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Decimal Dice - 10 Face 0.1 (pack of 10) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Decimal Dice - Thousandths - 10 Face 0.001 (pack of 10) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
ETA hand2mind Clear Transparent Spinners (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
100 Lumistick 2" Glow Sticks - Assorted 5 Color Mix • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
100 White Dice - 16mm by Marion • Amazon Business $8.14 1 $8.14
Operations Dice (set of 12 - half addition and subtraction, half multiplication and division) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
SmartDealsPro 100 Assorted 1/5" 5mm D6 Mini Dice Game Dot Square Dice Set • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Learning Resources LER0131 Transparent Color Counting Chips, Set of 250 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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