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Ms. Jones from Chula Vista CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Blazing Literacy Artistic Super Team B.L.A.S.T.

Help me give my students the opportunity to create their own graphic novels, by using artist supplies to bring their stories to life.

  • $508 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a wonderful group of students who are phenomenal artists and creators. These students are extremely special and incredibly smart. They are able to take an idea and put it on paper, creating a full storyline and character development.

They are the authors and illustrators of their own stories.

They work very hard all year long to bring their ideas to life. My students work in a project-base way, where they are the masterminds of their own master piece. An incredible way to integrate their abilities by becoming authors and illustrators.

My Project

Students create their own graphic novels by working independently and collaboratively to create their storylines and illustrations. The art supplies will allow the students the ability to design their graphic novels.

Teachers are only facilitators as all work is student designed, and brought to life by their imagination.

Working in this way, students are more interested and passionate about learning the read/write connection in non-conventional ways by adding imagination and art. Using the sketch paper and pencils, they can bring their art to life. Project-Based Learning allows for students to create, skill build, collaborate, and write to create products worthy of exhibiting.

“Innovating students by using paper and pens.”

Ms. Jones
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
22591-1129 - Sharpie Art Pens - Set of 12 • Blick Art Materials $22.84 3 $68.52
20702-0069 - Sakura Pigma Micron Pen Set - 05, 0.45 Tip mm, Assorted Colors • Blick Art Materials $11.32 6 $67.92
20702-0359 - Sakura Pigma Micron Pen Set - 003 and 005, Set of 4 • Blick Art Materials $8.44 6 $50.64
Staples 8.5" x 11" Copy Paper, 20 lbs, 92 Brightness, 5000/Carton (135848) • Staples Advantage $40.73 1 $40.73
Staedtler Mars Lumograph Sketching Pencil Sets set of 12 • Staples Advantage $18.79 2 $37.58
Strathmore Heavyweight Drawing Paper 11 in. x 14 in. pad of 24 sheets [Pack of 2](PK2-400-211-1) • Staples Advantage $25.49 1 $25.49
10314-1042 - Blick Studio Drawing Pad - 8" x 10", 30 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $2.96 6 $17.76
Staples Medium Weight Sheet Protectors, Clear, 100/Box (10524) • Staples Advantage $16.79 1 $16.79
Strathmore Heavyweight Drawing Paper 8 in. x 10 in. pad of 24 sheets [Pack of 2](PK2-400-208-1) • Staples Advantage $16.59 1 $16.59
Prismacolor MAGIC RUB Art Eraser, White, 3/pk (70503) • Staples Advantage $4.19 3 $12.57
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, Dozen (37001) • Staples Advantage $8.23 1 $8.23

Materials cost

$362.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$431.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.14

Total project goal

$507.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$507.60

7 Donors

-$348.00

Donations toward project cost

-$295.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.20

Matching donations from our partners

-$159.60

Match offers toward project cost

-$135.66

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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