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Mrs. Nuese from Kihei HI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading and Essentials for the New Year!

Help me give my students novels to read together in the new year! Reading books with profound messages that they can relate to can change their lives! Also please help me get classroom basics to start 2020!

  • $892 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are a group of 5th graders who are leaders in our school and eager to learn. We are creating a classroom where collaboration and creativity are key. My students come from a diverse background and all ability levels.

These incredible 5th graders deserve the best for their last year in elementary school!

I aim to give them every opportunity possible to help them thrive as they transition to middle school and beyond! They are creative and capable students!

My students are energetic and eager to get the most out of their final year of elementary school! They are learning to work together as a team and help each other be successful.

My Project

I am requesting class sets of two novels to teach my students about diversity and kindness. These sets of books will allow us to read and talk together about topics that are essential to pre-teens today. As a class, we will read together and explore these themes in book talks, small group discussions, and classroom presentations.

I want to create a dynamic classroom environment filled with rich literature and an inviting atmosphere for my students to thrive.

In addition to the books, I am also requesting paper, markers, post-its, and materials for students to make our classroom their own! I want to make our classroom a place where kindness is celebrated and creativity thrives!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $6.99 20 $139.80
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $6.29 20 $125.80
TC472 - Home Sweet Classroom Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $84.99 1 $84.99
JJ689 - Privacy Partitions - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Vibrant Color Markers, Assorted Colors, Medium, 16/set (1927526SAN) • Staples Advantage $33.76 1 $33.76
Wausau Astrobrights Colored Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", Assorted Cool Colors, Ream • Staples Advantage $28.31 1 $28.31
Neenah Paper Astrobrights Bright Assortment, 8 1/2 X 11, Assorted, 24 Lb, 500 Sheets/ream • Staples Advantage $21.66 1 $21.66
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3" x 3", Canary Yellow, 90 Sheets/Pad, 12 Pads/Pack (654-12SSCY) • Staples Advantage $20.99 1 $20.99
Trend Enterprises Basic Alphabet Zaner-Bloser Cursive Bulletin Board Set, 15 pieces (T-1859) • Staples Advantage $17.19 1 $17.19
Astrobrights Vintage Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 500/Pack (21224) • Staples Advantage $12.81 1 $12.81
Mr. Sketch Scented Water Based Markers, Chisel, Assorted Colors, 12/Pack (1905069) • Staples Advantage $6.03 2 $12.06
Creative Teaching Press CTP8346, Bold & Bright Sticky Notes Border • Staples Advantage $4.19 2 $8.38
Creative Teaching Press CTP8336, Safari Friends Jumbo Leaves Border • Staples Advantage $4.19 2 $8.38
Creative Teaching Press CTP8345, Bold & Bright Striped and Spotted Pencils Border • Staples Advantage $4.19 2 $8.38
STD8812 - Home Sweet Classroom Fan Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 2 $7.98
STD8838 - Home Sweet Classroom Reclaimed Wood Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

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