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Ms. Ramirez from Los Angeles CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharing Our Learning

My students need self-stick wall pads, markers, and paper in various colors.

  • $306 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My sixth grade students call themselves the Barrier Breakers. They have learned to overcome obstacles as they set and reach their academic goals. They live in a working class community in Southern California. Some of my students are English language learners. Others have special needs. One thing they have in common is that they are determined to excel against all odds. They break barriers!

They are enthusiastic about learning.

They work hard and seek help when they need it. Our goal is to ensure that we equip them with the skills and tools they need to succeed.

My Project

My students work in cooperative learning groups to complete many assignments. During a unit of study in Reading, Health, Science, or History, they are often required to give a presentation about what they learned. They need presentation materials to complete their tasks.

The students share their learning in various ways.

They create vibrant posters using self-stick wall pads, markers, and colored paper. During their presentations, they teach their classmates how to complete a foldable to organize their learning. Foldables are 3-D student made interactive graphic organizers based upon a skill. Making foldables gives students a fast kinesthetic activity to help them retain information.

Ms. Ramirez
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-It Self-Stick Wall Pads - 20 x 23 - Pack of 2 - Plain White • Nasco $46.50 1 $46.50
Post-It Self-Stick Wall Pads - 20 x 23 - Pack of 2 - Primary Ruled • Nasco $46.50 1 $46.50
Mr. Sketch Scented Watercolor Markers - Set of 8 • Nasco $5.95 7 $41.65
Crayola Washable Super Tips with Bonus Scented Markers • Nasco $9.95 2 $19.90
Pacon Array Card Stock - Hot Hyper Colors • Nasco $11.85 1 $11.85
Pacon Array Card Stock - Bright Colors • Nasco $11.85 1 $11.85
Pacon Array Card Stock - Pastel Colors • Nasco $11.85 1 $11.85

Materials cost

$190.10

Vendor shipping charges

$19.01

State sales tax

$17.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$259.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.77

Total project goal

$305.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$305.12

3 Donors

-$305.12

Donations toward project cost

-$259.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.77

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$0.00

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