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Mrs. Matilainen from Reno NV is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writers Need Writing Tools

Help me give my students writing tools for the inquiry cycles, narrative pieces and persuasive writing.

  • $609 goal

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My Students

My students are funny, caring, unique, and inquisitive about everything. Our school is a title one school that serves mostly free or reduced price lunch students. We have high expectations that students will make a positive impact in their world regardless of where they come from. Our diverse population teaches our students to become global citizens.

I encourage and challenge my students to be the best person at home, at school, and in their community.

It is classroom requirement to go beyond expectations to be the best person they can be.

My Project

My class is very students driven. When I asked my students what they would like to see in the class, they asked for new supplies. Many of my students lack the ability to buy supplies, so it usually falls back on me to fulfill this.

My students will be able to use the variety of school supplies to enhance their creativity.

The pencils, pens, expo markers tape, be used during our upcoming writing unit focus on Informational Writing then Persuasive Writing. Students will need to pull information for sources and present their findings to the class in a variety of ways. The poster paper would help the students create posters they could display in the classroom, in our office, but around the school. White board conversations would need more expo markers.

The basics are needed in our classroom. We would greatly appreciate your support! Thank you!

Mrs. Matilainen
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 34 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Self-Stick Easel Pad, 25" x 30", Unruled, Plain White, 2/PK, (559) • Quill.com $65.29 1 $65.29
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 12/pk (80001) • Quill.com $17.99 3 $53.97
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Blue, 12/pk (80003) • Quill.com $17.99 3 $53.97
Dixon Ticonderoga Woodcase Pencils, #2 Soft, Yellow Barrel, 72/Pack • Quill.com $16.99 3 $50.97
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3" x 3", Miami Collection, 12 Pads/Pack (654-12SSMIA) • Quill.com $18.27 2 $36.54
Expo Low Odor Fine Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 8/pk (86601) • Quill.com $11.30 3 $33.90
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3" x 3", Miami Collection, 24 Pads/Pack (654-24SSMIA-CP) • Quill.com $26.34 1 $26.34
Sharpie Accent Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 12/pk (25053) • Quill.com $8.07 3 $24.21
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.0mm), Black, 60/Pk (GSM609BK) • Quill.com $5.52 4 $22.08
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.0mm), Blue, 60/Pk (GSM609BE) • Quill.com $5.52 4 $22.08
Post-it Notes, 4" x 6", Canary Yellow, Lined, 5 Pads/Pack (660-5PK) • Quill.com $15.29 1 $15.29
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.2mm), Red, Dozen (GSMG11RD) • Quill.com $2.37 6 $14.22
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.2mm), Green, Dozen (GSMG11GN) • Quill.com $2.20 6 $13.20
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.2mm), Purple, Dozen (GSMG11PE) • Quill.com $2.20 6 $13.20

Materials cost

$445.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$516.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.22

Total project goal

$608.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$608.11

3 Donors

-$319.70

Donations toward project cost

-$300.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

match offer

-$254.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$215.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.11

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$34.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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