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Mrs. V. Smith from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

With Books and Supplies, We Will Learn

Help me give my students character building books and basic much-needed classroom supplies.

  • $532 goal

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My Students

The students in my class are all diverse learners. They work hard and don't let their disabilities hinder their desire to excel. They support each other and have a strong sense of community within the classroom and throughout the school.

Many are avid readers, while others are math enthusiasts.

Some are writers and want to someday publish their work.

In spite of their many challenges, my students believe in themselves and their ability to overcome those challenges and experience success.

My Project

The character education books can help my students understand what character is and its importance. The diverse books can introduce the students to a variety of circumstances they may encounter and provide examples of how to respond to them.

Many students come to school daily without the supplies required to be successful in the classroom.

They are often embarrassed to ask for items they need. The supplies requested in this project will provide them with the basic items every student should have access to.

The supplies will help students complete assignments and participate in class activities related to instructional lessons.

Mrs. V. Smith
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 16 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Character Education (10 books) • AKJ Education $80.66 1 $80.66
Diverse Stories (11 books) • AKJ Education $61.91 1 $61.91
Emotions (9 books) • AKJ Education $52.28 1 $52.28
STAPLES 8.5X11 COPY CS • Staples Advantage $40.73 1 $40.73
RESTICKABLE EASEL PAD 25X30 • Staples Advantage $37.18 1 $37.18
TICONDEROGA YELLOW #2 PENCL 72 • Staples Advantage $17.49 2 $34.98
EXPO LOW ODOR CHISEL 16PK • Staples Advantage $14.07 2 $28.14
POST-IT SUPER STICKY NOTES • Staples Advantage $20.99 1 $20.99
BRIGHTS 8.5X11 NEON ASST RM • Staples Advantage $12.58 1 $12.58
ELMERS GLUE STICK 30PK • Staples Advantage $12.24 1 $12.24
POST-IT 1 3/8 X 1 7/8CNRY 12PK • Staples Advantage $8.29 1 $8.29
STAPLES STND STAPLES 25000CT • Staples Advantage $7.13 1 $7.13
STAPLES #1 PPR CLP 1000CT • Staples Advantage $5.29 1 $5.29
STPLS 9X12CNSTRCT PPR ASST 200 • Staples Advantage $5.19 1 $5.19
BIC ROUNDSTIC BP MED BLK 60 • Staples Advantage $5.00 1 $5.00
PPR CONST 9X12 GW OR 50 SHEETS • Staples Advantage $1.49 1 $1.49
PPR CONST 9X12 GW RD 50 SHEETS • Staples Advantage $1.49 1 $1.49

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