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Mrs. Bower from Albuquerque NM is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Resources for Reading and Writing

Help me give my students card stock, poster board, pens, headphones, highlighters, index cards and pencils.

  • $315 goal

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My Students

The school that I teach at is a public charter school, that is run like a private school. Students are admitted through a lottery program, which makes many of the students feel as though they are lucky to be a part of this community. Because we are a small, public school resources are limited. Students and teachers are required to provide most, if not all, of the supplies and texts that we need in our classrooms.

My students have a passion for learning and truly enjoy being a part of our school.

I have a large number of students who thank me when they leave my room, which was a concept completely foreign to me. At previous schools, my students dreaded being there, but at our school the environment is largely a positive one. I know it sounds cliche, but I really do enjoy seeing these students every day.

My Project

In my English class students do a variety of assignments throughout the school year. From reading online articles to presenting creative projects, there are a variety of materials needed to help my students succeed.

On a daily basis I hear the question "do you have ( ) I could use?" A pencil, more highlighters, headphones I could borrow, sticky notes, the list goes on and on.

Many of the materials students are missing are required for the course, some are optional but greatly impact student success.

Students in my class need pencils daily, they need highlighters and sticky notes to annotate their class novels, they need headphones to listen to articles that I've assigned to them online, they need colored pens to peer edit one another's essays, and they need materials to help them complete projects such as poster board, stencils, and card stock.

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This project will reach 125 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Keewonda Earphones Bulk Earbuds Headphones - 50 Pack Ear Buds Kids Bulk Headphones Wholesale Disposable Earbuds for School Classroom Students (Black/Blue) • Amazon Business $45.95 1 $45.95
Ticonderoga Sharpened Pencils #2 HB Premium Wood Latex-Free Eraser, (144 Pencils) • Amazon Business $32.68 1 $32.68
Oxford Self-Stick Index Cards, 3 x 5 Inch, Ruled, White, Premium Weight Paper, 400 Pack (61400A) • Amazon Business $9.88 3 $29.64
Pacon Super Value Poster Board, 22"X28", White, 50 Sheets • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Pacon Card Stock, Colorful Jumbo Assortment, 10 Colors, 8-1/2" x 11", 250 Sheets • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Yellow, 12-Count • Amazon Business $6.00 3 $18.00
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Pink, 12-Count • Amazon Business $6.00 3 $18.00
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Green, 12-Count • Amazon Business $5.65 3 $16.95
BIC Clic Stic Retractable Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0 mm), Red Ink, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.84 3 $14.52
Apol 36 Pcs Plastic Alphabet Number Painting Stencils Set,3.9" Letter Figures Drawing Spraying Templates Kids Painting Learning,DIY Crafts • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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