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Mrs. Maloney from Jefferson City MO is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Artistic Expression Of America's Independence

My students need an iPad Air, coat hangers, and The Songs of the Revolutionary War CD to research and develop a writing and replica of an important person of this era.

  • $1,494 goal

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My Students

My nineteen fifth graders are inquisitive risk-takers that desire to communicate content understanding via a project that encourages self expression and choice. These students demonstrate higher levels of thinking when elements of art, technology, and music can be woven into the topic of study.

My diverse students come from all walks of life.

Their financial, social, emotional, and family circumstances vary greatly. Almost sixty-five percent of our elementary school's student population participates in the free or reduced price meal program. Our class family learns important lessons about each other and ourselves because of these variances in circumstances. The fifth graders at our building are offered additional opportunities involving service learning and leadership. Most of our fifth graders rise to these occasions and take their task seriously.

My Project

Our social studies curriculum includes a study of early America's desire for independence, cause and effects of the Revolutionary War, and our country's establishment of government. The requested iPad Air will provide opportunities for my students to research an influential person from this time period. The requested ink cartridge will provide student opportunities to print off information about the selected person. Every student will choose the color of copy paper the final constructed biography will be printed on. Oftentimes, my students dig deeper into the subject of study when given the chance to express their creativity and ideas. I want my students to use the requested hangers to create their chosen person of research. They can use the grant requested various colors of construction paper, glue, scissors, assorted buttons, etc. to create their person. Each student can strategically place their typed biography onto their constructed person.

Listening to, discussing, and researching the lyrics from the requested CD songs will help my students interpret the historical events of this era and the feelings of the colonists, loyalists, patriots, and those struggling with undecided allegiance.

These resources will allow my learners opportunities to increase their understanding of early American events leading to and following the Revolutionary War. These additional materials will stimulate, motivate, and challenge my students.

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Mrs. Maloney
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple MH182LL/A iPad Air 2 9.7-Inch Retina Display 64GB, Wi-Fi (Gold) • Amazon Business $517.00 1 $517.00
Canon KP-108IN Color Ink and 108 Sheet 4 x 6 Paper Set • Amazon Business $29.99 3 $89.97
Expressions Vinyl - Ultra Glitter Permanent Vinyl Collection 12"x12" (Contains 16 Colors) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
iPad Air 2 360° Rotatable Keyboard Case, Snugg™ - Ultra Slim Keyboard Case with Bluetooth Connectivity & Lifetime Guarantee (Blue) For Apple iPad Air 2 • Amazon Business $49.49 1 $49.49
Swingline SmartCut EasyBlade Plus Rotary Paper Trimmer, 12 Inch Cut Length, 15 Sheet Capacity, Gray and Green (8912) • Amazon Business $47.99 1 $47.99
Roaring Spring Construction Paper, 8 Assorted Colors per Pack, 12 x 18 Inches, 48 Sheets per Pack • Amazon Business $13.40 3 $40.20
Cartritech Premium Toner Cartridge for Brother TN750, Black (CT-TN750) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Angel Crafts 12" by 8' Transfer Paper Tape Roll w/ Grid - PERFECT ALIGNMENT of Cricut or Cameo Self Adhesive Vinyl for Walls, Signs, Decals, Windows, and other Smooth Surfaces. • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Angel Crafts 12" x 12" Self Adhesive Vinyl Sheets (35 PACK) - BEST Permanent Assorted Vinyl for Cricut, Silhouette Cameo, Craft Cutters, Printers, Letters, Wall Decoration, Decals, and More! • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Snugg™ Shock, Drop & Kid Proof Blue iPad Air / Air 2 Case with Lifetime Guarantee • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Jeronic 50 Pack Beige Velvet Hangers Clothes Hangers Velvet Hanger Clothing Hangers Clothes Hanger Suit Hanger Ultra Thin No Slip for Shirts, Suit • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Belkin Rockstar Multi Headphone Splitter (Light Green) • Amazon Business $10.65 1 $10.65
Headphones, Sound Intone I65 Headphones with Microphone and Volume Control, Lightweight Foldable Headset for iPhone 6/6s/6 Plus/6s Plus, iPad/iPod, Android Device MP3/4 (Black/gold) • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Neenah Astrobrights Premium Color Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 500 Sheets, Re-Entry Red • Amazon Business $9.97 2 $19.94
Koss KTXPRO1 Titanium Portable Headphones with Volume Control • Amazon Business $17.44 1 $17.44
Colonial America • Amazon Business $16.81 1 $16.81
Staples Invisible Tape 12 Pack • Amazon Business $16.38 1 $16.38
Scotch Precision Ultra Edge Scissors, 8 Inch, 3-Pack (1458-3AMZ) • Amazon Business $14.93 1 $14.93
Neenah Astrobrights Premium Color Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 500 Sheets, Lunar Blue • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Revolution: Songs Of The Revolutionary War • Amazon Business $12.55 1 $12.55
Rust-Oleum Corporation Stops Rust 267112 Protective Enamel Spray Paint, 12-Ounce, Kona Brown • Amazon Business $12.44 1 $12.44
Scotch Double Sided Tape, 1/2 x 500 Inches, 6 Dispensers/Pack (6137H-2PC-MP) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Buttons Galore Haberdashery Button, Gold/Silver, Pack of 100 • Amazon Business $5.78 1 $5.78
Fancy Buttons 80 Count Gold and Silver Pack • Amazon Business $11.50 1 $11.50
Cricut 2001974 Adhesive Cutting Mat, Standard Grip, 12 x 12-Inch, Pack of 2 • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
30 Fine Art Paint Brushes for Acrylic, Oil, Watercolors • Amazon Business $10.14 1 $10.14
Decora 700 Pieces Mixed Wiggle Googly Eyes with Self-adhesive DIY Scrapbooking Crafts Toy Accessories • Amazon Business $9.56 1 $9.56
Mountain Mist Quilt-Light Polyester Batting, Full 81-inch-by-96-inch • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Chenille Kraft 364502 People-Shaped Wood Craft Sticks, 5 3/8 in., Wood, Natural, 36/Pack • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
Silhouette Replacement Blade • Amazon Business $8.02 1 $8.02
Neenah Astrobrights Premium Color Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 500 Sheets, Celestial Blue • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Chenille Kraft Preschool Paint Brush Assortment • Amazon Business $7.43 1 $7.43
Watch them Wiggle Eyes with Lashes (100 pieces) • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
Kids' Fun Brush Set 24 PC Use for All Paints Ages 6 to Adult • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Stylus Pens, Cambond 5Pcs 2 in 1 Click Stylus & Ballpoint Pen for iPhone,Samsung,Tablet,All Capacitive Touch Screen Device (Orange/Green/Blue/Red/Black) (5Pack) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Rust-Oleum 7271830 Metallic Spray, Silver, 11-Ounce • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Rust-Oleum 7250830 Metallic Spray, Black Night, 11-Ounce • Amazon Business $4.98 1 $4.98

Materials cost

$1,220.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,269.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$223.99

Total project goal

$1,493.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,493.27

1 Donor

-$1,493.27

Donations toward project cost

-$1,269.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$223.99

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