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Mrs. Minor from Oakland CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Students Deserve to Make their Mark!

My students need to feel comfortable writing and have the ability to write and erase as often as possible. With dry erase boards for every child and enough markers too, every child can make their mark!

  • $171 goal

This project expired on April 10, 2018.

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My Students

I have 22 beautiful students who live in Oakland. They have different experiences and are culturally diverse. Our school community is a Title I school and doesn't have the money to provide a lot of miscellaneous tools for each classroom. I spend a lot of my own money to buy supplies for my awesome class. But my kiddos (like all students) deserve to have a full TK experience which includes building their writing skills; this is the reason I'm asking for your help. We have gone through so many dry erase markers this year; and using them on our old dry erase boards. I would love every child to have a new dry erase board and more than enough markers to enhance their writing skills and save some trees along the way. I am excited to finish of the year with a fresh look at writing and utilize our boards and markers during our small groups stations and so much more!

My Project

My students deserve to have the tools they need to become strong writers. The more that they have the opportunity to write and make mistakes the more they will improve and build their confidence. With the dry erase boards for every student and markers, students can write as often as they want without waiting their turn. Likewise we can do whole group guided writing more often that will benefit the class as a whole. My brilliant class has worked hard all year long on developing their reading skills now it's time to join those skills with fun-filled writing activities through the day.

Mrs. Minor
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KC70 - Write & Wipe Lapboard - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.99 2 $57.98
DD105 - Black Write & Wipe Markers - Thin-Line - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 10 $39.90
KC60 - Write & Wipe Lapboard - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 2 $5.98

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