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Ms. Sims from Chicago IL is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

One Pen and One Notebook Away From Starting Our Journey!

My students need organizational materials such as markers, rulers, folders, pens and notebooks to ensure that they are equipped with the materials necessary to fully engage in the rigorous content.

  • $518 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

My students from Chicago are exceptional leaders that will be productive members of society. They are within a school that is dedicated to eradicating the educational gap. My students are given an opportunity to expand their knowledge and thrive. They are resilient and eager individuals that have a thirst for expanding their knowledge.

Furthermore, my students work endlessly to overcome an array of obstacles and to be autonomous thinkers.

They are eager to partake in reading various novels like, "A Long Walk to Water." When reading and engaging in various activities, students collaborate to discover solutions. With collaboration, dedication, and determination, my students will be the leaders of tomorrow!

My Project

Students are preparing to take off on an journey where they will engage in exciting activities and read various novels. From reading "A Long Walk To Water," to "Lyddie," students will be surrounded by informative and engaging content. To ensure all students are fully prepared to access the content, there are necessary materials that will be needed. For example, notebooks, pens, pencils, and even folders are essential organizational tools.

Furthermore, with some organizational materials being provided, students can focus on expanding their knowledge, instead of worrying about finding the capital to buy school supplies.

The various organizational materials being requested will ensure that we are building a collaborative environment with a community of learners. Being a collaborative community of learners, is being able to assist one another. Unfortunately, the reality is that not all students will be able to obtain materials and our classroom community will be present to assist those in need!

Ms. Sims
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Composition Books/Notebooks, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", Fashion, Assorted Colors, 12 Pack (73389) • Amazon Business $19.99 7 $139.93
STEMSFX Heavy Duty Plastic 2 Pocket Folder, For Letter Size Papers, Includes Business Card Slot. Assorted - Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $26.50 2 $53.00
U Brands Contempo Magnetic Dry Erase Board, 11 x 14 Inches, White Frame • Amazon Business $5.39 8 $43.12
Bankers Box Classroom 9 Compartment Cubby Storage 16"H x 28 1/4"W x 13"D (3380701) • Amazon Business $24.11 1 $24.11
TAPE TRANSPARENT 0.50 IN X 36 YD PACK/12 • School Specialty $8.44 2 $16.88
SCISSORS 5'' BLUNT WITH RACK PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $16.11 1 $16.11
EXPO 80699 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $15.90 1 $15.90
PEN BIC CLIC STIC 1.0MM MEDIUM POINT BLACK PACK OF 24 • School Specialty $13.62 1 $13.62
Avery Hi-Liters, Smear Safe Ink, Non-Toxic, Value Pack of 24 Pen Style Highlighters Assorted Colors (29861) • Amazon Business $6.59 2 $13.18
Godery Premium Hanging File Folder Organizer, 10 Pockets, 3 Hangers Cascading Wall Organizer,Perfect for Home Organization, School Pocket Chart, Office Bill Filing. Wall or Over Door Mount • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
GLUE STICK .74OZ WHITE P/12 SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $5.74 1 $5.74
RULER PLASTIC CLEAR 12'' PACK OF 10 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $3.61 1 $3.61
PENCIL COLOR 7'' 3.3MM SET OF 24 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.75 2 $3.50
SHARPENER OVAL PENCIL 2.12IN ASST ITA42850 • School Specialty $0.84 1 $0.84

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