Help me give my students binders, pencil pouches, mechanical pencils with lead, erasers, highlighters, and sheet protectors to keep their homework safe, nice, and neatly organized.
My students live in an impoverished area of South Los Angeles. All of my students come from low-income families. We are a Title I school where ninety nine percent of our students receive free meals. My students always try their best at everything and anything despite the challenges that they face in their daily lives.
They are already not expected to have it as easy as others, but we learn that with hard work and consistency, they can be "unique" or different from the rest.
My students are so eager to learn that it makes coming to work easy!
No more excuses! As a teacher, I hear different and creative excuses as to why the homework is submitted incomplete. With this project I want to eliminate all possible excuses and move on to obtain 100% homework from all of my students. All of my students come from low-income families and can not afford to buy binders, sheet protectors, pencil pouches, pencils, erasers or any other school supplies. I want my students to come to class and be proud of their homework because it will be nice and neat instead of folded, wrinkled, or torn. The pencil pouches will help my students keep their small supplies (such as pencils, erasers, and highlighters) organized inside of their homework folders. The sheet protectors are another important item that my students will use to protect important notes that are needed to be stored for a long period of time.
Unfortunately, most of my students do not have homework folders or any school supplies accessible at home.
They walk out of the classroom with their homework in their hand. The few that do have backpacks, don't have homework folders; Thus, they throw their homework papers inside their backpacks. With your help, I want us to provide the basic school supplies that are needed in order to successfully complete homework at home.
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|Staples Standard View Binder with D-Rings, Black, 120 Sheet Capacity, 1/2" Ring • Staples Advantage||$2.53||35||$88.55|
|Pentel Super Hi-Polymer Lead Refill, 0.7mm Medium, HB, 12 Pieces of Lead • Amazon Business||$1.97||35||$68.95|
|BAZIC Bright Color 3-Ring Pencil Pouch w/Mesh Window - 24 Pack (804-24) • Amazon Business||$26.53||2||$53.06|
|Pentel Clic Retractable Eraser with Grip, Assorted Barrels, 3 Pack (ZE21BP3M) • Amazon Business||$3.97||12||$47.64|
|BIC 40-Pack Xtra Sparkle Mechanical Pencil, 0.7mm, #1 Selling Mechanical Pencil • Amazon Business||$14.29||2||$28.58|
|400 Sheet Protectors, 11 Hole Economy Design, designed to protect frequently used 8.5 x 11 papers, Acid and PVC Free, Clear Glare Free design, 9.25 x 11.25 Top loaded, 400 PACK • Amazon Business||$22.99||1||$22.99|
|Sharpie 25053 Tank Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business||$6.62||3||$19.86|
|BIC Wite-Out Brand EZ Correct Correction Tape, White, 10-Count • Amazon Business||$11.98||1||$11.98|
|Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business||$9.96||1||$9.96|
|Fun Central AU204 72 Pack Kids Plastic Manual Pencil Sharpener with Cap Bulk Set for School and Home - for Goodie Bag Fillers, Gifts, Donations, Office School Supplies - Multicolor Assortment • Amazon Business||$7.49||1||$7.49|
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