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Mr. Arnold from Odessa FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper, Pencils, Binders Oh Yes!

Help me give my students paper, pencils, binders, and more to finish the year studying for big exams!

  • $195 goal

This project expired on August 16, 2019.

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My Students

My students are from different parts of the Tampa Bay area. They are a diverse set of students. Most are energetic, creative, and eager-to-learn. Every day they arrive before most people are even in the car on the way to work. They love working with partners and in groups. I want my classroom to enable them to be ready for the real world.

Some students have been diagnosed with ADHD and other learning disabilities.

I want to make sure all students have supports to help them achieve the very best.

Students will often tell me that the classroom is different and is the only classroom they wish they could stay in all day.

Students are happy with their school and teachers. Each day they learn something new and come back the next day ready to learn more.

My Project

I want my students to have access to basic school supplies to help them study for their exams and complete classwork.

Help give my students access to binders, flashcards, pencils, and markers to review content they learn in my classroom.

Students in Florida are required to take a Civic's class which teaches basic government functions and law of our nation. This is the first class that students will encounter that requires an end of course exam. The exam covers all the student's learning from the entire school year. There are 35 state standards on this exam. For many students this is a great challenge. I just want to see my students do the best they can and have access to student supplies that will help make this happen.

Mr. Arnold
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 115 students.

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4 Pack 1.5’’ 3-Ring Binders, Rugged Design for Home, Office, and School, Designed for of 8.5’’ x 11’’ Paper, Red, Purple, Aqua, Lime Green, 4 Binder Assorted Pack • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Blank Flash Cards Index Cards Note Cards with Binder Ring, Assorted Colors, 3.5 x 2.2 Inches,10 Packs, 50 Sheets/Pack • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Star Right Blank Flash Cards with Rings in Assorted Colors; 1000 Index Cards - Single Hole Punched with 5 Rings, 2x3 inch for School, Learning, Memory, Recipe Cards and More • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Scotch Super-Hold Tape, Standard Width, Strong and Durable, Glossy Finish, Photo-Safe, Engineered for Securing, 3/4 x 650 inches, 4 Dispensered Rolls (4198) • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Cards, Assorted Neon, 4x6-Inch, 300-Count • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 40-Count • Amazon Business $9.44 1 $9.44
Oxford Filler Paper, 8-1/2" x 11", College Rule, 3-Hole Punched, Loose-Leaf Paper for 3-Ring Binders, 500 Sheets Per Pack (62349) • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Sharpie 28101 Accent Retractable Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $8.14 1 $8.14
Mini Blank Flash Cards with Binder Ring - 1.25 X 2.5 Set of 8 Decks, 80 Cards Each (640 Cards) by word cards • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
3 Pk, Index Cards (50 Sheets each) View Poly Spiral Bound 3" X 5" Ruled White Index Card With 2-Tab Divider (Colors May Vary) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Charles Leonard Loose Leaf Rings, 1" Diameter, Metallic Assorted Colors, 50 per Bag, 1 Bag (85000) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Carson Dellosa Word Strips Sentence Strips (4455) • Amazon Business $3.80 1 $3.80

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