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Mrs. Srednicki from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Smarter Charts When School Starts!

My students need resources to create better and smarter charts to learn from! WE need markers, pose it notes and more.

  • $425 goal

This project expired on November 29, 2018.

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My Students

I teach in a highly diverse school, where one-third of our population is English language learners. 18 countries are represented, and 14 different languages are spoken.

I have a variety of students who speak Swahili, Spanish, and Arabic.

They are all very enthusiastic about learning how to read, write, listen, and speak in English. This is my third year as an ESL teacher and fourth project developed through DonorsChoose! I am so excited for my students to receive what they need to thrive in school!

My Project

We will the need basics, like chart paper and markers in order to make and learn from this coming school year. Having charts with a Post-it like backing will make it easier to move and display the charts in different areas around the classroom.

Bright Post-its in different sizes and fluorescent paper will be utilized to enhance, organize, and make charts more interactive for students.

Storage is important for maintaining and referring to charts created throughout the school year. The skirt hangers will attach to and store old charts that can be referred back to when needed. The clothing rack will house the charts on skirt hangers. Three sketch pads will serve as a resource for drafting and collecting charts in a smaller handheld size. These will also be used during instruction to aid individual students and groups as needed.

Mrs. Srednicki
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 4 Pads (559VAD4PK), Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $78.73 1 $78.73
Canson Artist Series Universal Paper Sketch Pad, for Pencil and Charcoal, Micro-Perforated, Side Wire Bound, 65 Pound, 11 x 14 Inch, 100 Sheets • Amazon Business $17.05 3 $51.15
Simple Houseware Heavy Duty Clothing Garment Rack - Chrome • Amazon Business $39.87 1 $39.87
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 8 in x 6 in, Rio de Janeiro Collection, 4 Pads/Pack, 45 Sheets/Pad (6845-SSP) • Amazon Business $10.09 3 $30.27
Post-it Super Sticky Wall Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (566PRL), Portable White Primary Ruled Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Rolls for Portability, Hangs with Command Strips • Amazon Business $28.80 1 $28.80
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $13.43 2 $26.86
Post-it Super Sticky Big Notes, 22" x 22", Neon Green (BN22) • Staples Advantage $20.49 1 $20.49
Crystal Skirt/Slack Hangers, Clear, Set of 24 • Amazon Business $18.49 1 $18.49
Post-it Super Sticky Big Notes, 15" x 15", Neon Orange (BN15) • Staples Advantage $14.99 1 $14.99
Sharpie 22478 Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
Post-it Super Sticky Big Notes, 11 x 11 inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (BN11), Large Bright Yellow Paper, Super Sticking Power, Sticks and Resticks • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49

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