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Mrs. Sullivan from Carson CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Writing Tools for a Second Grade Class

The cost of 1 box of 24 whiteboards, 12 pairs of socks, and a pack of 150 dry erase markers is $275, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I daily teach part of the phonics and math lessons on the rug to my students, in a whole class setting. Our school is in Carson City, but a part of Compton Unified School District. Many of the students are bused in and are hardworking. The school has high expectations and so do I about the students' learning. I am asking for (lap size) white boards, white socks to use as erasers, and white board markers for the students to use to write on. (The socks could be a one time purchase that I could wash. ) Often times, in a whole class lesson we depend on oral and mental answers. It is difficult to engage every student and check each student's understanding. I want each student to have their own set of writing tools for the rug, so they can follow along more readily. This would be a year long activity used a couple of times a week. I have learned so much about different learning styles and want to cater to the needs I see in my students. Some of them just can't keep the audio attention and I could see these boards being a way to incorporate many of the students on a more regular basis. I have worked in a school that had these materials available and I believe they are effective. As a teacher I want to keep the students engaged and learning as best I can, and these writing tools can help them.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOX/150 DRY ERASE MARKERS • Nasco $89.95 1 $89.95
WHITE BOARDS BOX/24 • Carolina Biological Supply Company $79.95 1 $79.95
Hanes Crew Socks 6pk WHITE 6 -7 1/2 Boys • $5.99 2 $11.98

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