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Mrs. Wood from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization Leads to Success!

My students need post it’s, labels, and index tabs to help aide them with classroom organizational routines, so they can succeed to their potential.

  • $215 goal

This project expired on December 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my reading classes are from low income homes. My students face many challenges in and out of the classroom. I am trying to make sure the class has enough resources to give them a balanced literacy program.

Despite the challenging home lives of my students, they come to school eager to learn.

As a reading teacher, it is my goal to foster a love for learning and reading in my students. This is more complex when there is a lack of materials.

My Project

Having an organized classroom allows the students to be knowledgeable of specific daily routines. Students are responsible daily to gather the needed materials in the class for their daily assignments.

When there is an organized system to file and set up the classroom procedures, the day runs much more efficiently.

Students in second grade are expected to check in homework daily, check out books from the classroom library, file weekly guided reading assignments and participate in daily centers. When these areas of the classroom are organized, the daily routines are easy to incorporate to make the students more successful in reading. Student will use the post-it’s, file tabs and labels to utilize their reading bins more efficiently. When items are labeled and organized with these materials, the students can follow routines and be successful learners!

Mrs. Wood
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 43 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ultra Colors Post-it Notes - 14 Pads • Teachers' School Supply $26.90 2 $53.80
Staples Inkjet/Laser Address Labels, 30 Labels Per Sheet, White, 1"H x 2 5/8"W, 3,000 Labels/Bx • Staples Advantage $27.99 1 $27.99
News Ruled White 9x12 Ream 7/8 Rule • Teachers' School Supply $8.69 2 $17.38
Shipping Packing Tape with Dispenser • Teachers' School Supply $6.95 2 $13.90
Post-it Flags Value Pack, 1" Wide, Assorted Colors, 200 Flags/Pack plus Flag+ Highlighter (680-PPBGVA) • Staples Advantage $12.69 1 $12.69
Post-it Durable Tabs, 2" Wide, Solid, Assorted Primary Colors, 24 Tabs/Pack (686-ALYR) • Staples Advantage $5.29 2 $10.58
Staples Stickies Poly Index Tabs, Bright Colors, 1/2" x 1 3/4", 125 Flags/Pack (11147) • Staples Advantage $4.19 1 $4.19

Materials cost

$140.53

Vendor shipping charges

$9.36

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.12

Total project goal

$214.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.12

3 Donors

-$136.18

Donations toward project cost

-$117.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.93

match offer

-$76.18

Match offer toward project cost

-$64.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.43

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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