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Mrs. Horton from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Express Yourself!

My students need 32 sketchbooks.

  • $199 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

All children learn in different ways. They need a variety of materials to best express themselves. I teach the 5th grade in a diverse urban community. There are more than 13 languages spoken in our school. Differentiated instruction is the key to reaching all of my kids. Their academics range from special education to gifted.

Our children have shown that art is a powerful way for them to express themselves, and also to show what they have learned. I have been incorporating art in my classroom and I have found that not only do the children enjoy drawing, but for many of the kids it is the best way for them to demonstrate and articulate what they are learning. We are facing huge budget cuts, and our art budget has been completely cut.

Sketchbooks are a great way for the kids to display what they know or how they are feeling about a subject. They are also a wonderful material to practice and learn different art techniques. We will use the sketchbooks for everything from visually exploring mathematical concepts to learning how to draw a self-portrait.

Your help will enrich my students day to day learning experiences. The sketchbooks will be used on an on-going basis, and at the end of the year the kids will take them home. Their sketchbooks will be a visual documentation of all that they have learned and worked on during the year. Your generosity will enrich the learning experience for each and every student.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SKETCHBOOK,9X12,80LB,30SH -- Tru-Rite Sketch Books; 9x12" • Quill $4.04 32 $129.28

Materials cost

$129.28

Vendor shipping charges

$12.93

State sales tax

$9.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$162.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.68

Total project goal

$198.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$198.20

3 Donors

-$198.20

Donations toward project cost

-$162.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.68

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$0.00

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