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Mrs. Becky Meuse from Las Vegas NV is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper and Pencils is What We Need!

Help me give my students paper that is colorful to publish their writing on so they can showcase their wonderful work.

  • $171 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a teacher of a wonderful third-grade class in Nevada. I currently teach in a Title I school filled with eager students willing to learn to be responsible citizens.

Students love to express their learning in living color.

We are in need of some paper, markers, pencils, and other items to help showcase our work. This time of year our supplies are running out and when we go to the cupboard it is bare. Students want to show off what they know.

My Project

My students love to write and I want to help them feel their writing is important. It is sad that I have to seek help for simple items like paper and pencils. However, I will try anything to help my student feel their efforts are being recognized.

The simple addition of color paper for publishing makes my students feel that all their hard work is being rewarded with special materials to use for publishing.

My students will be thrilled with new paper to use for their publishing. They publish with paper and pencil and with Google Docs. In our classroom we have a area dedicated to display student writing and

these new materials will brighten up our display.

Mrs. Becky Meuse
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Pastels Assorted Colored Paper, Colors: Blue - Yellow - Green, 30% Recycled, 8 1/2 x 11 inches Letter Size, Large 1500 Sheet Multi-Pack Set (500 Sheets of each color) • Amazon Business $52.89 1 $52.89
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Beginner Pencils, #2 HB Soft, With Eraser, Yellow, 12 Count (13308) • Amazon Business $5.49 5 $27.45
Staples Pastels Colored Copy Paper, Assorted, 8.5 x 11 inch Letter Size, 20lb Density, 30% Recycled, Acid-Free, Pink Green Gold Blue Canary Yellow, 400 Total Sheets (679481) • Amazon Business $16.68 1 $16.68
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm,"Spectrum" 25-Color Assortment, 150 Sheets (80933-01) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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