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Mrs. Wilde from Herriman UT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Adding Color to Poetry

Help me give my students a wide range of resources to help them create a visual masterpiece to match their written poems which they can FINALLY print in order to display for the world to see!

  • $637 goal

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My Students

This year I am teaching a brand new class: Performance Poetry. Many students weren't sure what they were signing up for; however, they are finding they LOVE listening to and creating spoken word poetry. I am lucky enough to teach students who think creatively and are excited about learning and improving. It also makes teaching and developing the curriculum challenging. During all of the first quarter, I have relied on the ​materials and resources I have found online. Together we have learned what works, what their strengths are, and what we need to do to help them continue to learn, grow, and improve.

My Project

Many students use the resources available to them to create art. They write poetry on their phones and they create images on their tablets and laptops. However at school we lack the ability to print their masterpieces in color to hang in the classrooms and hallways. A color printer will excite them and ignite new life into their creations.

Students create from experience and examples.

By providing my students with a wide range of examples from which they can draw the best ideas, I am hoping they will see how they too can weave their words together in order to share their art with others.

Mrs. Wilde
Grades 9-12

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 Wide Format All-in-One Printer with Wireless & Mobile Printing, HP Instant Ink(G5J38A) with XL High Yield Ink Cartridges Bundle • Amazon Business $334.45 1 $334.45
Brave New Voices: The YOUTH SPEAKS Guide to Teaching Spoken Word Poetry • Amazon Business $20.08 1 $20.08
Cannonball In! • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
I Want to Be a Lot • Amazon Business $16.29 1 $16.29
Helium • Amazon Business $14.67 1 $14.67
Take the Mic: The Art of Performance Poetry, Slam, and the Spoken Word (A Poetry Speaks Experience) • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
Our Numbered Days • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism • Amazon Business $11.65 1 $11.65
No Matter the Wreckage • Amazon Business $11.28 1 $11.28
Depression & Other Magic Tricks (Button Poetry) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Hung Up • Amazon Business $10.42 1 $10.42
Every Word You Cannot Say • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival • Amazon Business $6.62 1 $6.62

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