**Mead 5 Star spiral ****Size needs to be 81/2 x11, college ruled, 3 section (poly cover works best and lasts longer as we do use them every day and they travel to and from school each day as well!!) **Mechanical pencils- several **Red pens- several **Twistable colored pencils- package of 12 (these never need sharpening!!!!) **2 large Elmer's glue sticks **1 package 3x5 index cards **Loose leaf paper ***Optional Planner: I suggest you have one to write your homework for all classes in one place! **1 large smile, with a helping of effort and a side of patience for an exciting start to middle school!!