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Mrs. Buchanan from Morristown TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need extra materials like books, for our classroom because our class size has increased so much!

  • $326 goal

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My Students

My students come from very diverse backgrounds. Many of them do not have their basic needs met on a daily basis. They are also very far behind when it comes to literacy rates. About 70% of my upcoming 5rd grade students are not reading on grade level. They do not receive much support from home because their parents are not interested in their education. However, despite all of their setbacks, they have such a drive to be better and do better. They are excited about learning new things. Their passion inspires me.

My Project

Our class sizes has increased tremendously this year because our school is continuing to grow. I will be teaching a self-contained 5th grade class of at least 28 students. We simply do not have enough materials to perform day to day tasks. We need space for each student to put their materials and their weekly folder. We also need more clipboards for our classroom. We are asking for 6 more clipboards to help complete our class set. We have also asked for some new books to help build our 5th grade library. I am coming from a 3rd grade classroom. We need new books that help teach 5th grade standards more effectively. The books we have asked for will be used for week long lessons and interactive read aloud. They are cultural books that bring new perspectives to our students. These books are essential to our reading lessons. These are books that will be interesting and engaging for each child.

Students deserve to have every supply and book they need to be successful in the classroom.

If this project is funded each student will have his or her own space in the classroom to organizer their things and feel at home.

Mrs. Buchanan
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Food Truck Fest! • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
I am Birch • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Classroom Numbered Pocket Organizer,Eamay Hanging Pocket Chart for Classroom Calculator and Cell Phone Holder,Non-woven with 4 Metal Hooks 30 Pocket Hanging Wall Organizer(30 Pockets) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Trade Quest Plastic Clipboard Transparent Color Letter Size Low Profile Clip (Pack of 6) (Assorted) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Junkyard Wonders • Amazon Business $14.46 1 $14.46
The King of Bees • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Albie Newton • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
The Magician's Hat • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Doll-E 1.0 • Amazon Business $12.40 1 $12.40
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
I Got It! • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
Max Explains Everything: Grocery Store Expert • Amazon Business $11.06 1 $11.06
Because of Thursday • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider--The Story of E. B. White • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
The Fruit Salad Friend: Recipe for A True Friend • Amazon Business $8.32 1 $8.32
Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43

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