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Mrs. Draut from Atlanta GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Organizing & Anchoring a Balanced Literary Environment!

Help me give my students binders, thermal pouches, binder pockets, and cardstock for a place to keep their literacy anchors for all components of a balanced literary learning environment, organized so that they can be more effective scholars!

  • $616 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a high performing district where students love to learn, teachers inspire, families engage, and the community trusts the system. I support teachers and students in a Title I school. Our students are a bright and energetic bunch of scholars. They come to school every day excited to learn more about the world around them.

My school is packed full of very diverse and inquisitive students.

Our school works hard to counter the effects and challenges of an economically disadvantaged community and give students an opportunity to live a choice-filled life. We love learning new things and being part of our unique little family.

My Project

The materials included in this project will help teachers and students organize and portfolio all the work that they have completed in all areas of balanced literacy across Fountas and Pinnell Classroom's instructional contexts.

Teachers will create a class binder where they can keep all the products and evidence of learning for each lesson taught and organized by each literacy component (anchors and student work samples) so that students can reference.

I envision these binders serving as communal portfolios; a product students can use as a resource and as a source of pride. Teachers can gain equal benefits from this resource as they will create a chronicle of their teaching and effectiveness so they may reflect on their successes and challenges.

Mrs. Draut
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Heavy-Duty 2" 3-Ring View Binder, White (24688-US/19899) • Staples Advantage $7.57 25 $189.25
Staples Thermal Pouches, Letter, 300/Pack (5245701) • Staples Advantage $23.11 6 $138.66
Staples Poly Binder Pockets, 3-Hole Punched, Assorted Colors, 5/Pack (15158-CC) • Staples Advantage $3.99 25 $99.75
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21004) • Staples Advantage $13.70 2 $27.40

Materials cost

$455.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$523.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.35

Total project goal

$615.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$615.64

1 Donor

-$615.64

Donations toward project cost

-$523.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$92.35

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$0.00

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