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Mrs. Cruz from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies We Need!

Help me give my students the supplies they need.

  • $162 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am the proud teacher of 19 wonderful students. My students are hard workers. They help each other which is great, because they are learning to work as a team.

My students are economically disadvantaged, but their families are very supportive in their child's learning.

They come each day with a desire to learn and succeed. I want the best for my students. I want them to succeed in their lives and be our future doctors, teachers, nurses, lawyers etc.

My Project

My students are great! They are eager to learn. These supplies will help them continue to excel. Some of my students come from other countries and need to learn to read. We will use these supplies to color code work to aide in the students' learning. For example, the lessons are concentrated on letter recognition, syllables and making words by joining syllables. The timers will help students to increase their reading fluency. The students can also use the timers to help their fellow students increase their fluency. My students come from different backgrounds, but they can learn because they have the willingness to learn.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ336Z - Best-Buy Broad-Tip Markers - Set of 12 Student Packs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 1 $32.99
DD338 - Write & Wipe Thin-Line Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
PP183 - Count Up & Count Down Digital Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 2 $27.98
Paper Mate Flair Felt Pens, Medium Point, Assorted Ink, 4/Pack (84044) • Staples Advantage $8.89 1 $8.89
STD7396 - Confetti Magnetic Girl’s Hall Pass • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99
STD7395 - Confetti Magnetic Boy’s Hall Pass • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

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