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Ms. Farrington from Springfield MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencils, Markers, and Organization - Oh My!

Help me give my students a more organized way to pass in their classwork.

  • $160 goal

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My Students

In spite of my second grade students coming from low income backgrounds, they show incredible resilience and have such a passion to learn. They do an amazing job explaining their thinking and working together as a team. In the English Language Arts (ELA) portion of the day, the students are actively engaged in asking and answering questions. The students also thoroughly enjoy reading to a buddy and listening to stories.

These students are creative in their writing and the stories that they read are a huge inspiration.

Almost all of the students are interested in Magic Tree House, Junie B Jones and Mo Willems books such as "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" and much, much more.

In math, the students also have a solid foundation in their strategies and they are so attentive whenever they are learning something new. Overall, these students are an absolute joy to teach and I'd love your support in helping them to continue to excel in their educational journey.

My Project

Currently my students have a single blue folder where they have to pass in work and it becomes very unorganized very quickly. By providing my classroom with the Turn in Your Work Organizer the students will be able to pass in their classwork in a way that sorts it by subject. This will help both the students and myself stay organized. In addition we currently go through a large amount of pencils and dry erase markers.

The pencils and dry erase markers are tools that my students need to use daily.

These items are used for everything from writing creative stories, solving math problems, creating and labeling diagrams and so much more.

With your help my students can continue to grow leaps and bounds in their ability to learn!

Ms. Farrington
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD105 - Black Write & Wipe Markers - Thin-Line - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 12 $47.88
JJ877 - Turn-In-Your-Work Organizer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
SU28 - Pencils - Standard #2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.99 8 $15.92

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