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Mrs. Elkins from Rosemead CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fairy Tales: Bringing Lessons to Life!

My students need an iPad mini and it's case for filming and publishing. They also need books of fairy tales to compare lessons.

  • $663 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are curious seven-year-olds who come to school to make friends, learn, and have fun! They are English Language Learners who attend a Title I school in which over 75% of the students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. They are not only learning how to read, write, regroup, and count money, but they are also learning how to become good citizens and be part of a global community. They are natural leaders who only need opportunities to be successful!

My students look forward to coming to school and having hands-on experiences!

They love to explore Science, Technology, the Arts, and STEAM projects.

My Project

My students will use these materials to dive into a unit in fairy tales. First, we will read fairy tales and chart the lessons that they teach us. Then they will use the iPad mini and the pic-collage app to create posters based on the fairy tales that teach these lessons. They will also compare different versions of Red Riding Hood and then create their own version of the story in what is called a fractured fairy tale. They will use the short plays for reader's theater. We will film their performances using the iPad and use technology to put them into iMovie for Open House. This project incorporates reading, writing, technology, and theater. It will keep my students engaged and practicing their reading fluency skills.

Mrs. Elkins
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad Mini 4 (32GB, Wi-Fi, Space Gray) • Amazon Business $351.60 1 $351.60
iPad Mini 4 Case ,Aceguarder New Design iPad Mini 4 Case Rainproof Dirtproof Shockproof Cover Case With Stand Super Protection for iPad Mini 4 (Orange-blue) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Gator Gumbo: A Spicy-Hot Tale • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
Three Little Cajun Pigs • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Pretty Salma: A Little Red Riding Hood Story from Africa • Amazon Business $14.36 1 $14.36
Folk & Fairy Tale Plays for Beginning Readers: 14 Reader Theater Plays That Build Early Reading and Fluency Skills • Amazon Business $9.37 1 $9.37
12 Fabulously Funny Fairy Tale Plays: Humorous Takes on Favorite Tales That Boost Reading Skills, Build Fluency & Keep Your Class Chuckling With Lots of Read-Aloud Fun! • Amazon Business $9.12 1 $9.12
Babushka's Doll • Amazon Business $8.06 1 $8.06
Little Red Riding Hood • Amazon Business $7.81 1 $7.81
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
I Can Hear the Sun (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Prince Cinders • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Petite Rouge (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Adelita • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69

Materials cost

$481.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$44.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$562.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.33

Total project goal

$662.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$662.19

2 Donors

-$615.95

Donations toward project cost

-$524.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.34

match offer

-$45.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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