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Mr. Ledesma from Las Vegas NV is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Movie Magic!

My students need a classroom they want to come to every day. My movie theatre themed classroom will hopefully achieve that effect!

  • $255 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 4th grade at a Title I and under performing school. My school is very heavily populated with English language learners and they aren't afforded some of the opportunities students in affluent areas might not have.

However, my students are some of the best people I know!

They are great kids and I am trying my best to engage them and build relationships with them. What a better way to build relationships then having fun and playing creative learning games and have many academic learning options is my thinking.

People often use money as a reason why these types of lessons aren't being offered. I refuse to let something like money dictate how I am going to teach. Any support will be greatly appreciated.

My Project

My classroom theme is Turning my classroom into a Hollywood movie premiere , complete with red carpet. Coming to school should be exciting for students! And the decorations in the room should reflect that! In addition to making the room feel like a Hollywood movie premiere, I also want to take some Time and take this year to highlight books that were turned into movies. I want to drive up the students engagement levels and what better way than to connect the books we read in the classroom than with the visuals of a major Hollywood movie or Broadway show! Through this project students will read fiction and nonfiction books while being able to make visual connections and practicing skills like summarization, theme/main idea, characterization and point of view.

Mr. Ledesma
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hamilton Musical, WHO LIVES, WHO DIES WHO TELLS YOUR STORY Word Art Print Poster (24" x 36") by Artist Stephen Poon. • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95
LED Strip Lights LED Lights Sync To Music 16.4Ft/5M LED Light Strip 300 LED Lights SMD 5050 Waterproof Flexible RGB Strip Lights IR Controller+12V 3A Power By DotStone • Amazon Business $26.68 1 $26.68
Ottomanson Ottohome Collection Solid Design Hallway Wedding Aisle Runner Rug Non-Skid (Non-Slip) Rubber Backing Area Rug, 20" X 59", Red • Amazon Business $12.36 2 $24.72
Smart Blonde Now Showing Theater Room Decor for Home Movie Theatre Decorations • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Metal Wall Art Work Movie Theater Tin Poster (WAP-MFG3108) Iron Home Decor Sign • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Beistle S58048AZ6 Mini Star Cutouts 60 Piece, Multicolored • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) - 11 x 17 - Style A • Amazon Business $11.21 1 $11.21
Red Carpet Insta-Mural Party Accessory (1 count) (1/Pkg) • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57
Trends International Harry Potter Hogwarts Text Wall Poster 22.375" x 34" • Amazon Business $6.56 1 $6.56

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