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Mrs. Lowery from Alcoa TN is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Experimenting with Language in ESL

Help me give my students experience with academic language using hands-on science experiments and art!

  • $502 goal

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My Students

My students are English Learners. They work so hard to be fluent in English and do well in all of their classes. We work on the four domains of language in ESL class. They read, write, listen, and speak in English--even if they are a newcomer!

Language is learned best through experiencing it.

My students are learning a new language and new academic language as well. We need science experiment materials, math manipulative materials, and art supplies to help solidify lessons and bring language to life!

We thank you for any help you can provide!

My Project

Language is learned best through experiences. These science experiments and art supplies will help my English Learner students experience language in action!

While we are learning about Natural Forces through reading and writing, these materials will help solidify their language acquisition through hands-on learning.

They will read about volcanoes and construct a volcano. We will be learning about earthquakes, and they will design a structure to withstand an earthquake. My English Learners will also use art supplies to create art projects based on our readings.

Please help my students experience the English language in ways that they will remember for life!

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This project will reach 7 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Erupting Volcano Classroom Pack • Nasco $103.95 1 $103.95
Volcanoes Classroom Kit • Nasco $84.95 1 $84.95
NICERC Explore Earthquakes Consumables Kit • Nasco $55.00 1 $55.00
NICERC Discover Earthquakes Consumables Kit • Nasco $49.00 1 $49.00
01637-0369 - Blick Studio Acrylics - Set of 36 colors, 21 ml tubes • Blick Art Materials $30.13 1 $30.13
11757-1044 - American Crafts Textured Cardstock Pack - 12" x 12", White, 25 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $9.99 3 $29.97
06280-1269 - Blick Essentials Value Brush Set - Assorted Brushes, Brown Nylon, Set of 12 • Blick Art Materials $6.20 1 $6.20
20013-2509 - Sakura Cray-Pas Junior Artist Oil Pastels - Assorted Colors, Set of 25 • Blick Art Materials $2.66 1 $2.66

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