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Ms. Skonieczki from Wellington FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preparedness Is Key!

Help me give my students the supplies they need to read, write and create - Storex Caddies to hold their supplies, highlighters to annotate text, and craft supplies to demonstrate their knowledge in creative ways.

  • $391 goal

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My Students

Inquisitive. Determined. Enthusiastic. These are just some words that describe by incredible 7th grade students. They demonstrate an amazing desire to learn, and I want to do everything in my power to provide these learning opportunities for them.

We are a diverse group, representing readers and writers of all different backgrounds and abilities.

Acquiring the necessary skills to become proficient readers and writers requires tools and teachings aids that I do not immediately have at my disposal. This is where I need YOU! With your help and generosity, my students will have access to the materials they need to develop essential skills in language arts through imagination and intellect.

My Project

The 2018-2019 school year was my first year teaching Language Arts. I had switched from PE, where the required supplies are a little different. Although I purchased a laundry list of supplies at the start of the year, I quickly realized that either I did not have enough or that students would come to class without basic supplies like pencils, paper and highlighters.

My classes are very interactive, where we mark up text, take notes, and create projects to demonstrate our knowledge.

Without these necessary supplies, students will demonstrate what they know through means that may not be as engaging and will not stimulate their vivid imaginations.

Highlighters, pens and pencils will allow all students to have the supplies necessary to annotate and analyze text. Craft supplies will be instrumental in creating visual projects, like when we designed cartoon characters or decorated our original poetry. Engaging students and fostering lifelong readers and learners is my ultimate goal. These supplies will help me achieve that!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola 200 Ct Fine Line Markers, 10 Assorted Colors (58-8210) • Amazon Business $40.40 1 $40.40
Crayola 68-8024 Colored Pencil Bulk Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count, Standard, Assorted. • Amazon Business $33.85 1 $33.85
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $6.69 5 $33.45
Hammermill Paper, Copy Paper, 8.5 x 11 Paper, Letter Size, 20lb Paper, 92 Bright, 8 Ream Case / 4,000 Sheets (113640C) Acid Free Paper • Amazon Business $27.18 1 $27.18
LD Products Electric Pencil Sharpener, Batteries & Wall Power Supply Included - Professional, Home and Office - Small, Durable, Heavy Duty, Kid Friendly, 3 Sharpening Settings • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Storex Small Caddy, 9.25 x 9.25 x 5.25 Inches, Black, 6-Pack (00972E06C) • Amazon Business $19.18 1 $19.18
KUONIIY Scissors 20 Pack,8 Inch • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock Paper • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Piokio Rainbow Washi Tape 15mm Wide Set of 10 Rolls, Solid Colored Tape for DIY Mother's Day Gifts • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Brown Girl Dreaming • Amazon Business $9.40 1 $9.40
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
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Paper Mate InkJoy 100RT Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Assorted, 20 Pack (1951396) • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
The Fault in Our Stars • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Lot Of 12 Assorted Color Metric And Inches Plastic Rulers by US Toy • Amazon Business $4.82 1 $4.82
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $4.39 1 $4.39

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