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Ms. Caione from Everett WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Off to a Fresh Start

My students need basic supplies such as erasable pens, and motivational books such as Most People, and After the Fall, which tells about how Humpty Dumpty picked himself up after he fell.

  • $434 goal

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My Students

My students have completely changed my life. They inspire me to appreciate what I have, to overcome obstacles, and look at the bright side. I have students of all ages from kindergarten to fifth grade who deal with challenges such as homelessness, gangs, hunger, and violence. School is a happy, safe place to them which is why I work to create the best possible learning environment for each and every child that I come into contact with.

Regardless of their challenges, these students are the most amazing, hopeful, hardworking children that I have ever met.

They motivate me every day to be the best teacher I can be so that I can help them to be the best people possible.

My Project

With this project I am requesting basic supplies such as Post-its, and erasable colorful pens to help engage and motivate my students. This year I'm focusing on making my reading instruction more engaging, and what better way to do that than using colorful post-its and erasable pens in all colors.

I am also requesting motivational, engaging books that I can read aloud to my student to create a community of readers who practice having a growth mindset.

I teach my students that we embrace mistakes, and learn from them, which is the exact theme of After the Fall, the story of Humpty Dumpty after he fell down. I am also requesting books such as Most People, which shows that in a world where we hear about so many bad things happening, most people really are good people. These books and supplies will help start this year off on a positive note, which will increase student learning.

Ms. Caione
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 2x Sticking Power, 3 x 3-Inches, Electric Blue, 5-Pads/Pack (654-5SSBE) • Amazon Business $10.66 3 $31.98
Swingline Laminator, Thermal, Inspire Plus Lamination Machine, 9" Max Width, Quick Warm-Up, Includes Laminating Pouches, White/Gray (1701857ECR) • Amazon Business $30.00 1 $30.00
Pilot FriXion Pencil, 0.7mm Ballpoint Pen, 24 Colors Set, (LFP-312FN-24C) • Amazon Business $26.20 1 $26.20
PILOT FriXion Color Sticks Erasable Gel Pens 10-pack of Assorted Colors (32454) Black, Gray, Hunter Green, Blue, Purple, Magenta, Salmon Pink, Red, Orange, Navy, Erase Mistakes without White Out • Amazon Business $9.88 2 $19.76
Terrific Tongues! • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Brave Enough for Two: A Hoot & Olive Story • Amazon Business $13.84 1 $13.84
The King of Bees • Amazon Business $13.80 1 $13.80
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed • Amazon Business $13.70 1 $13.70
Jerome By Heart • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $13.02 1 $13.02
Big Bob, Little Bob • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Most People • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Bostitch Ergonomic 20 Sheet Desktop Stapler • Amazon Business $11.17 1 $11.17
The Importance of Being Little: What Young Children Really Need from Grownups • Amazon Business $11.04 1 $11.04
How Does My Home Work? • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $9.23 1 $9.23
EasyPAG 2 Pcs 3-1/4 inch Dia x 3-3/4 inch High Round Floral Pencil Holder • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Burps, Boogers, and Other Body Functions (Health and Your Body) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97

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