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Ms. Hollister from West Palm Beach FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Six Traits of Reading and Writing!

My students need paper, glue, and other supplies to complete a hands-on language arts project that will help them to creatively review reading comprehension strategies and writing skills.

  • $162 goal

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My Students

I work at a Title I school. Over 85% of the students receive free or reduced lunches. I teach 4th and 5th grade gifted language arts. My students are high energy, just like most 4th and 5th grade students! These students are motivated to learn despite some of the struggles that go on outside of school for them. I want to offer my students an amazing classroom that is inviting and full of choices! My goal is to create a home away from home that promotes a place of learning, community and love.

My Project

The supplies in this project will be used to create a hands-on product that will target the skills needed to strengthen reading comprehension. Narrative writing skills will be reinforced as well. This activity will reach many different types of learning styles, while making learning fun throughout the process! After teaching the strategies and practicing the skills, the students will make six activities that will be glued into a "bag book" for study and reference. The paper bags will be transformed into a resource book, and the craft items will be used to construct and embellish the project! This is a great way to incorporate a reading skills review activity that is enjoyable and productive!

Ms. Hollister
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Paper, Office Ultra White, 20lb, 11 x 17, Ledger, 92 Bright, 500 Sheets / 1 Ream (172000), Made In The USA • Amazon Business $10.14 3 $30.42
Entirely Textures 12x12 Scrapbooking Paper Pack 180 sheets • Amazon Business $22.97 1 $22.97
Duro Paper Retail Grocery Bags with Handles 12 x 7 x 17 inches, 50 Count • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Sparco Long Reach Stapler, 20 Sheet Capacity, Standard Staples, Putty/Black (SPR01316) • Amazon Business $11.08 1 $11.08
TYH Supplies 20 Skeins Bonbons Yarn Assorted Colors 100% Acrylic for Crochet & Knitting Multi Pack Variety Colored Assortment • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $8.87 1 $8.87

Materials cost

$105.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.16

Total project goal

$161.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$161.06

2 Donors

-$161.06

Donations toward project cost

-$136.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.16

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$0.00

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