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Mrs. Walker from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization and Supplies for Dyslexia Interventions

Help me give my students markers, triangular pencils, index cards, dry erase lapboards, scissors, and highlighters.

  • $531 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school are from many different backgrounds. Many of them even speak more than one language.

I work with the students who have dyslexia.

Many of them don't like being in class because it is a struggle and they feel like they are not as smart as their peers a lot of the time. This is not at all true. They are very bright and creative thinkers. Their brain just works in a different way causing them to struggle with things like reading and writing.

School can be really hard when you are reading below grade level. Middle school is already difficult academically, socially, and emotionally. The students that I work with have an extra challenge though due to being dyslexic.

My Project

As an interventionist, I have a very limited amount of time with my students. It can be hard to get through all of the components of each day's lesson if things are not well organized.

Organization is key during intervention time.

With these supplies, we will be able to keep each student's materials organized. This will help the groups I work with to stay on track each day and move smoothly through the lessons. Each student will have their own binder in which to keep their reading and writing materials so that it is easy to refer back to previous work and skills they have learned.

Tools such as pencils, highlighters, markers, index cards, student white boards, and expo markers will be used daily by the students as well. The student white boards are a fun and easy way to show work without having to waste paper and run so many copies.

Mrs. Walker
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avery Heavy-Duty View Binder, 2" One Touch Slant Rings, 540-Sheet Capacity, DuraHinge, White, Pack of 4 (79792) • Amazon Business $33.91 7 $237.37
AmazonBasics Heavy Weight Ruled Index Cards, White, 3x5-Inch, 100-Count • Amazon Business $2.60 15 $39.00
Dixon Ticonderoga Laddie Tri-Write Triangular Shaped Intermediate #2 Pencils Without Erasers, Box of 36, Yellow (13044) • Amazon Business $12.78 2 $25.56
EXPO 1921062 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $20.54 1 $20.54
Charles Leonard Dry Erase Lapboard Class Pack, Includes 12 each of Whiteboards, 2 Inch Felt Erasers and Black Dry Erase Markers (35036) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.78 4 $19.12
Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Broad Line Markers, 40 Classic Crayola Colors Non-Toxic Art Tools for Kids & Toddlers, Huge Variety of Bold Vibrant Colors, Great for Classrooms • Amazon Business $15.31 1 $15.31
Scotch Precision Ultra Edge Titanium Scissors, 8 Inch, 3-Pack (1458-3AMZ) • Amazon Business $12.29 1 $12.29
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Sharpie 30004 Permanent Marker, Versatile Fine Point, Permanent Ink Marks on Many Materials, Fading and Water Resistant, Green, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $8.09 1 $8.09
Sharpie 30002 Fine Point Permanent Marker, Marks On Paper and Plastic, Resist Fading and Water, AP Certified, Red Color, Pack Of 12 Markers • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59

Materials cost

$414.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$450.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.51

Total project goal

$530.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$530.08

4 Donors

-$519.65

Donations toward project cost

-$450.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.08

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.43

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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