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Mrs. Padilla from Culver City CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need to Get Organized

My students need classroom supplies that will help with Readers and Writers Workshop as well as displaying their projects.

  • $818 goal

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My Students

I teach first grade. The majority of the students in my classroom come from Spanish-only households and/or live in the neighborhood low-income housing project. I also have a few students of other nationalities such as Indian, Japanese, Filipino, as well as African Americans. Many of their parents are unable to support their English-language learning at home. Nevertheless, my students excel in the classroom. I have the only first grade class with ELD students and we would love to show off our work!

My Project

My class is attempting to be better organized and to display their work. Not only will they see their progress, but they will also be able to display their great work for others to see and to learn from each other. The material requested will allow me to better display charts that we create as a class.

The materials will also allow us to create work as a group.

With the Post-it Self-stick Tabletop Easel Pad, the students would be able to work as a group in creating writing pieces as well as be able to have examples and directions for writing that they are working on.

With the colorful cardstock, I can create materials that will last for a year or even more. this would be helpful for writers and readers workshop templates, flow maps, examples, and sequencing.

With the Book Buddy Bags, the students will be able to take home books for the week and allow them to be able to progress at the same level as those students who have reading books at home.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
3m Company - Post-it Self-stick Tabletop Easel Pad • Teachers' School Supply $36.00 6 $216.00
Creative Teaching Press - Book Buddy Bags 6/pk 10 X 12 • Teachers' School Supply $11.49 8 $91.92
Pacon Corporation - Present It Easel Pad 1in Ruled 25shts 25x30 • Teachers' School Supply $35.09 2 $70.18
Ashley Productions - Slide Reader Reading Guide • Teachers' School Supply $1.99 30 $59.70
Self-Adhesive, Extra-Large Name Plate • Teachers' School Supply $15.99 2 $31.98
Chart Tabs • Teachers' School Supply $5.99 5 $29.95
Pacon Corporation - Array Card Stock Vibrant 100 Sht Assortment 5 Colors • Teachers' School Supply $14.79 2 $29.58
Scotch Wall Mounting Tabs Quantity: 144 Tabs • Teachers' School Supply $8.60 2 $17.20

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