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Ms. Tucker from Memphis TN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting Off Strong

My students need new books and reading materials for the 2018-2019 school year.

  • $927 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very special individuals. They come from an urban environment and often struggle financially. They often lack basic supplies to make learning successful in my classroom.

Despite their struggles, my students come to school with a positive attitude ready to learn from me and one another.

They come from diverse backgrounds but they are ready and willing to work together to make learning fun!

I love being a teacher and my students know I care about their success!

My Project

I am starting this project now for my students next year. This project is going to help the students become successful learners from day one. In this project, I have requested lots of leveled readers. These books will continue to enhance the print-rich classroom that I strive to create. My classroom library is a place that my students really enjoy. I read on the carpet to them, they complete work there, and they read independently! Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind. Students will be able to choose books, which will help them continue to enjoy independent reading time.

The second big part of my project is things that we use everyday but not on the First Grade Supply List.

Therefore these are daily necessities that I have to purchase. For example; hand sanitizer, dry erase markers, writing journals, and ink cartridges. They use dry erase markers daily to perform their daily Math task before every Math lesson. Every morning the students use their journals to do a daily writing activity. These all play an important role in our classroom. This project with help my students start the year off strong and give them everything they need to succeed.

The last big thing that I asked for in this classroom project is flexible seating for our independent reading time. My students need flexible seating so that they are able to read to themselves in a happy place. This project is going to make for a successful classroom!

Ms. Tucker
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 3 $149.97
BAZIC Primary Journal Marble Composition Book. 100 Sheet Notebook for Grades K-2 (9 ¾" x 7 ½". Case of 48) • Amazon Business $76.14 1 $76.14
HP 951 Ink Cartridges Cyan, Magenta & Yellow, 3 Ink Cartridges (CN050AN, CN051AN, CN052AN) for HP Officejet Pro 251, 276, 8100, 8600, 8610, 8620, 8625, 8630 • Amazon Business $64.97 1 $64.97
HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge (CH561WN), HP 61 Tri-Color Ink Cartridge (CH562WN), 2 Ink Cartridges (CR259FN) • Amazon Business $42.89 1 $42.89
HP 61XL Tri-Color High Yield Original Ink Cartridge For HP ENVY 4500, 4501, 4502, 4504, 4505, 5530, 5531, 5532, 5534, 5535, 5539, HP Officejet 2620, 2621, 4630, 4632, 4635, HP Deskjet 1000, 1010, 1012, 1050, 1051, 1055, 1056, 1510, 1512, 1514, 1051... • Amazon Business $40.99 1 $40.99
6 Pack Multicolor Plastic Pocket Folders with prongs, Plastic Folders with 2 pockets and 3 prongs, 2 pocket plastic folders for school, home, and work, 6 pack plastic folders • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
PURELL 9674-12-CMR Advanced Hand Sanitizer Aloe, 8 Ounce (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $39.19 1 $39.19
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor Alcohol-Based Ink, Designed for Whiteboards, Glass and Most Non-Porous Surfaces, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 2 Boxes, 24 Markers Total • Amazon Business $17.70 2 $35.40
HP 950 Black Original Ink Cartridge For HP Officejet Pro 251dw, 276dw, 8100, 8600,8610, 8615, 8620, 8625, 8630 • Amazon Business $30.97 1 $30.97
AA758X - Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 1 $28.99
ItemMax Whiteboard Eraser with Ez-Erase Felt, Dry Erase Erasers for Home, Office and School Classroom Teacher (12, Blue) • Amazon Business $10.47 2 $20.94
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3 in x 3 in, Rio de Janeiro Collection, 24 Pads, 70 Sheets/Pad, Cabinet Pack (654-24SSAU-CP) • Amazon Business $15.72 1 $15.72
I Want to be a Ballerina • AKJ Education $3.59 2 $7.18
Kick, Pass, and Run • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
I Want to be a Gymnast • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Whatever the Weather • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Day in the Life of a Builder • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Earth Smart How To Take care of the Environment • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Dinosaur Detectives • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Let' s Play Soccer • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Day at Greenhill Farm • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Garden Friends • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Slinky, Scaly Snakes • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Animals at Home • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
A Trip to the Zoo • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Born to Be a Butterfly • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Sniffles, Sneezes, Hiccups, and Coughs • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Farm Animals • AKJ Education $3.19 1 $3.19
A Day in the Life of a Teacher • AKJ Education $3.19 1 $3.19
Fancy Nancy and the Boy from Paris • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Happy Birthday, Danny and the Dinosaur! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Calling Doctor Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Flat Stanley Goes Camping • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Flat Stanley and the Firehouse • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Just My Luck! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Name of the Game • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fancy Nancy: Splendid Speller • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Oliver • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Best Seat in Second Grade • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Danny and the Dinosaur: 50th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
A Picture for Harold's Room • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Who Will Be My Friends? • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fancy Nancy: The 100th Day of School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Amelia Bedelia Helps Out • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
I Saw You in the Bathtub: And Other Folk Rhymes • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fancy Nancy: The Show Must Go On • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Charlie the Ranch Dog Where's the Bacon? • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Splat the Cat Blow, Snow, Blow • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fancy Nancy: Too Many Tutus • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fancy Nancy: The Dazzling Book Report • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Splat the Cat With a Bang and a Clang • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fancy Nancy: Every Day Is Earth Day • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Superman Classic: Superman versus Mongul • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pinkalicious: Pinkie Promise • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Bravo, Amelia Bedelia! • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Berenstain Bears' New Kitten • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Pinkalicious: Pink Around the Rink • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Arthur's Birthday Party • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fancy Nancy and the Mean Girl • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Amelia Bedelia Joins the Club • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

Materials cost

$746.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$787.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$138.92

Total project goal

$926.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$926.14

9 Donors

-$787.43

Donations toward project cost

-$692.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.17

match offer

-$111.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$94.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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