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Ms. Cecil from Hodgenville KY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

At the Intersection of Art and Lit!

Help me give my students the supplies they need to keep creating and interacting with literature on their own terms!

  • $426 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the kind of kids who will work hard as long as they see a purpose to what we are doing. Kids are like adults - they want to see that their work and effort has some kind of meaning. Sometimes it’s hard to convince kids that reading Shakespeare can teach life lessons, but if you are enthusiastic and passionate, you can bring it to life for them. That’s the kind of thing I try to do with my kids. I get them up and moving and interacting with the literature. My kids love projects and creating, and my room is full of their art. I have projects from years ago, and I add to them constantly.

My Project

My students create the most wonderful and interesting projects when they read the books, poetry, and essays with which we interact. Art gives them an outlet to interpret the literature on their own terms and explore important themes, characters, settings, and events as they see them. It makes the learning and the literature more personal and meaningful.

In our classes, we read Macbeth, Beloved, The Kite Runner, If Beale Street Could Talk, The Great Gatsby, Catcher in the Rye, plus tons of poetry and short stories!

My kids either write about or create a project for nearly everything we read. They are constantly responding to literature.

Ms. Cecil
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
01620-0129 - Amsterdam Expert Series Acrylics - Set of 12 colors, 20 ml tubes • Blick Art Materials $34.69 3 $104.07
PENCILS COLORED WOODLESS CRAYOLA SET OF 24 • School Specialty $13.64 5 $68.20
07167-0810 - Blick Academic 5/8" Profile Cotton Canvas - 8" x 10", Pkg of 2 • Blick Art Materials $6.45 10 $64.50
33407-1009 - Twisteez - Box of 200, 500 ft, Bulk Pack • Blick Art Materials $30.01 2 $60.02
PENCILS COLORED HALFSIZE CRAYOLA SET OF 12 • School Specialty $2.09 10 $20.90

Materials cost

$317.69

Vendor shipping charges

$8.91

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$361.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.77

Total project goal

$425.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.14

2 Donors

-$209.44

Donations toward project cost

-$201.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$187.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$159.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.13

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.14

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$0.00

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