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Ms. Griffin from Bay Shore NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Organizing Our Way to Optimal Learning

Help me give my students assorted labels, library book pockets, notebooks, and border to bring our classroom library to life.

  • $386 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I co-teach an amazing group of second graders! Our students are extremely motivated to learn and have a thirst for knowledge.

We are a diverse school in an incredible town with a very supportive community.

My students come from all walks of life, and together create a unique group of little learners. Our school is a warm, nurturing place where students love to come each day to work together and learn from each other. The goal is to make learning interactive and fun!

My Project

It's amazing to watch students grow as readers throughout the year. As we have added to our library, it has become apparent that we need a better organizational system to allow students to check out books more easily. We need assorted labels so that we can organize our library by genre, author, and topic to help students find their just-right book in record-breaking time. The self-adhesive library pockets will allow students to check out books and maintain a system to finding the books that they are looking for. I want students to spend their time reading and not endlessly searching for the book they want. We will use the notebooks and bulletin border as part of our check out system where students will be able to gain their independence in using our classroom library and develop a sense of ownership in their learning environment.

Students will learn how to care for their materials and be responsible for their things.

We have an extensive classroom library and being able to find what they are looking for is critical in maintaining their focus and motivation to read! These new resources will afford my students with the gift of time spent reading and enjoying a quality book! They will also help students gain a sense of responsibility and ownership over the materials they use on a daily basis in the classroom.

Ms. Griffin
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kapco Standard Back Self-Stick Book Pocket, 3-1/2 x 4-1/2 Inches, Manila, Pack of 500 - S/PSB • Amazon Business $44.69 2 $89.38
Avery Shipping Address Labels, Laser Printers, 400 Labels, 3-1/2 x 5, Permanent Adhesive, TrueBlock (5168) • Amazon Business $26.18 3 $78.54
Teacher Created Resources Shabby Chic Double-Sided Border (77169) • Amazon Business $8.40 5 $42.00
Avery Address Labels with Sure Feed for Laser Printers, 1" x 2-5/8", 3,000 Labels (5160) • Amazon Business $20.89 1 $20.89
Home&Me 11x14 White Picture Frame - Made to Display Pictures 8x10 with Mat or 11x14 Without Mat - Wide Molding - Wall Mounting Material Included … • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Avery Address Labels with Sure Feed for Inkjet Printers, 0.5" x 1.75", 2,000 Labels, Permanent Adhesive (8167), White • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
Pack of 2100 3/4" Round Color Coding Circle Dot Labels, Neon Yellow, 8 1/2" x 11" Sheet, Fits Any Printer • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Pack of 2100 3/4" Round Color Coding Circle Dot Labels, Neon Green, 8 1/2" x 11" Sheet, Fits Any Printer • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Teach Love Inspire: Notebook for Teachers College Ruled Lined Letter Size (8.5 x 11) Large Composition Book Journal Soft Cover Thank You End of the Year Gift • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
She leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes,Inspirational quote journal, 8.5x11 in,110 pages mixed of 90P Line ruled 20P Dotted grid,: Women quote ... for girl / women / office /student / teacher • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
She Believed She Could So She Did: Pink Notebook (Composition Book Journal) (8.5 x 11 Large) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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