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Mrs. Dunsmore from Lincolnton GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spell It, Stick It, Write It, READ It!

Help me give my students tabletop dry erase easels and magnetic letters to use during our word work station.

  • $166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade class is full of eager learners! They come to me only beginning to use basic phonics skills and by the end of the year most are reading and comprehending like super stars!

Our Title 1 school is very small and it is the only elementary school in our closely knit community.

At this age, they are still excited about learning and eager to read more challenging books. They strive to be R.E.A.L. on a daily basis: respectful, engaged, accountable, leaders.

I actually attended elementary school in the same building where I am now a teacher. Although many of my students come from low-income families, they continue to put forth their best effort.

My Project

In my first grade classroom, students rotate through 5 reading stations each day. The stations are computers, listen to reading, word work, writing, and read to self. As students are engaged in their station work, I'm able to differentiate my instruction and work with a small group of students or an individual student based on certain needs.

The magnetic dry erase easels and magnetic letters will make our word work station much more fun and engaging!

Students will have an individual easel for practicing sight words and spelling words with the magnetic letters as they "SPELL it, STICK it, WRITE it, then READ it."

Mrs. Dunsmore
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EduKid Toys Dry Erase Whiteboard Easel | Magnetic White Board | Double Sided Tapletop Easel • Amazon Business $15.49 5 $77.45
INNOCHEER Classroom Magnetic Letters and Numbers Kit with Easel Board, Educational Foam Alphabet ABC Magnets for Preschool Kids Spelling and Learning (199pcs in Box) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$102.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.07

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.89

Total project goal

$165.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$165.94

7 Donors

-$165.94

Donations toward project cost

-$141.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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