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Mrs. Burleson from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New School, New Grade, NO FEAR

Help me give my students challenging yet exciting materials to get them ready for the big test!

  • $382 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My district serves a number of low-income and at-risk inner-city students. The children view school as their safe place. Somewhere they can find structure and always a teacher with a smiling face. They already enjoy the comfort of being at school, now it's my job to teach them the importance of learning!

I will be teaching a new grade level next year, and I want to be as prepared as possible!

I am looking forward to meeting my future students!

My Project

I made the mistake of going into the educational stores over the summer and finding TONS of great resources that I HAD TO HAVE! So I'm hopeful for the opportunity to get to use them in my room this year with your help!

I will be teaching 3rd grade grammar and writing this year, and OH BOY am I excited.

The many resource books that I have selected, I believe will be an easy way to implement daily practice without the moans and groans.

I used interactive notebooks when I taught in 2nd grade and my kids LOVED getting to create their journals as "cheat sheets".

I also think the Draw Write Now program will be a way to encourage all students to want to research and write​ while adding some art to the mix.

Mrs. Burleson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Draw Write Now Boxed Set of 8 • Amazon Business $93.61 1 $93.61
Amplim Hearing Protection Earmuff for Toddlers, Teens and Adults. Noise Cancelling Headphones for Kids. Autism Spectrum Ear Defenders - Airplane, Concert, Outdoor, School – Green • Amazon Business $12.92 2 $25.84
ALLMAX Premium Alkaline Batteries - AA Battery (100 Pack) 1.5 Volt – All-Purpose, Leak-Proof, Ultra Long Lasting • Amazon Business $22.90 1 $22.90
Learning Resources Lights and Sounds Buzzers, Game Show and Classroom Buzzers, Set of 4, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $16.69 1 $16.69
I Spy Mystery: A Book of Picture Riddles • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Carson-Dellosa Classroom Data Tracking Resource Book, Grade 3 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
How to Write a Story, Grades 1-3 • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
I Spy Fun House: A Book of Picture Riddles • Amazon Business $12.26 1 $12.26
I Spy Fantasy: A Book of Picture Riddles • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37
Paragraph Writing • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Language Arts, Grade 3 (Interactive Notebooks) • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Interactive Notebooks Word Study, Grade 3 • Amazon Business $8.57 1 $8.57

Materials cost

$262.91

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$21.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$324.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.22

Total project goal

$381.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$381.49

1 Donor

-$381.49

Donations toward project cost

-$324.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.22

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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