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Ms. Szymcik from Worcester MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Music Has Seven Letters But Writing Has 26 Notes

Help me give my students dry erase boards, markers, and paper so we can continue to share and use our knowledge in class.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

When I first started teaching in this district, I discovered that children didn't have the excitement I hoped they would have for music. The district is very low income and there is no budget for me to buy any materials for the class. I introduced our students to the Music-K-8 magazine series and they fell in love with the silly catchy songs, that also brought incredible teachable moments to our classroom.

Our students have learned so much and now need ways to write their musical thoughts and ideas.

Our students love music and I would love to expand their fluency by giving them access to resources to be able to use their growing knowledge.

My Project

Having dry erase boards, markers and paper is going to allow my students to be able to draw, write and continue to become more fluent readers and writers in music. Currently our district does not have a budget for teachers when we need basic materials, and these simple materials will help my students to access and meet the state standards.

Please help our students be able to meet state standards by giving us the resources to be able to do it.

Currently students in my classroom do not have paper, writing implements, and ways that their progress can be monitored concretely over time. In order to meet state standards we need to be able to use our skills to advance our knowledge.

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 269 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chenille Kraft Dry Erase Student Boards, Plain White, 9" x 12", 10/St • Staples Advantage $26.39 3 $79.17
Staples Copy Paper, 20 Lb., 92 Bright, 8 1/2" x 11", White, 10-Ream Case (135848) • Staples Advantage $35.78 1 $35.78
KleenSlate Dry Erase Marker w/Eraser, Pen Style, Black, 36/Pk • Staples Advantage $27.59 1 $27.59

Materials cost

$142.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$174.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.83

Total project goal

$205.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$205.51

2 Donors

-$201.09

Donations toward project cost

-$174.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.42

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$0.00

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