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Ms. Campos from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading, Writing, and Annotating in ELA Class

Help me give my students crayons, markers, colored pencils, pocket charts, a pencil sharpener, and other classroom materials.

  • $423 goal

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My Students

Hi everyone. My students are from Houston, Texas and come from low-income and underprivileged communities. They strive to do their best in class. I want to provide the same resources and opportunities that a privileged school has to these students. I strive to get my seventh grade students college ready with the right resources that you could help us get. They are committed and motivated students that strive to be college ready starting in middle school.

My students come from all levels of education.

From knowing only one language to reading at different grade levels. I want to close that gap as much as possible to get these students at their grade level or progress to what is needed to go to the next grade.

My Project

My students will need to analyze and annotate certain novels and their experience will be improved by having these materials and help them with their unit projects. The school does not have all of these supplies and some of my students have trouble with getting them as well.

I want to provide the best and fun opportunities for them to thrive and be able to succeed in the classroom as well as outside of class.

The use of the pocket charts can help the students see key words that they will need to know for the unit and be reminded of why we are learning these words. Other supplies listed of the pencils, marker and colors are use to engage the students in their assignments and still have fun while learning new things in class. It is hard to make reading fun at an early age but with resources such as these listed in this project can not only help them to learn but also stay organized and be prepared for class. I would like them exposed of what it means to ready not only for the next grade but our mission to be college ready on step at a time!

Ms. Campos
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Bulk Markers and Crayons, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $59.47 1 $59.47
Crayola Colored Pencils, Bulk Classpack, Classroom Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $33.85 1 $33.85
Scholastic Durable Classroom Pocket Chart, Black (573277) (Pocket Charts) • Amazon Business $16.16 2 $32.32
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $27.26 1 $27.26
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Magicfly Paper Organizer Basket, Pack of 8, Colorful Plastic Bins with Handles, Classroom Office File Holder, Plastic Baskets Organization Trays with Paper Clips for School Supplies, Drawers, Office • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
COMPONO Wall Storage Pocket Charts for Classroom (10 Pocket - 2 Pack, Black w/Window) File Organizers - Best Hanging File Pocket Chart for School, Classroom, Home or Office Use. Wall Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Sticky Notes 3x3 Inches, 28 Pack Colored Self-Sticky Notes Pad, 100 Sheets/Pad, 4 Colors • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $14.87 1 $14.87
Creative Teaching Press Bulletin Board (3998) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Evelots Magazine File Holder-Organizer-Full 4 Inch Wide-6 Colors-W/Labels-Set/6 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Sargent Art 36 Count Premium Pink Eraser Class Pack, Best Buy Assortment, 36-1012 • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
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 $9.50 1 $9.50
Bostitch Office HP12 3 Hole Punch, 12 Sheet Capacity, Metal • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 40-Count • Amazon Business $6.63 1 $6.63
EXPO 80678 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Avery Hi-Liter Desk-Style Highlighters, Smear Safe Ink, Chisel Tip, 12 Assorted Color Highlighters (98034) • Amazon Business $5.19 1 $5.19

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