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Ms. Lassiter from Acworth GA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Feeling the Beat with Reading!

Help me give my students a variety of instruments. The egg shakers, rhythm sticks, & sound shapes will help us integrate music into our ELA lessons with rhythmic retelling, movement with poetry, & engaging call & response activities.

  • $489 goal

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My Students

In my school and in my classroom, I seek to foster leadership among motivated engaged students! My fabulous first grade students come from a wide variety of cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic backgrounds. I have students who are in the gifted class, talent development class, Early Intervention Program, and ESOL.

I am thrilled to help provide my first grade students the opportunity to enjoy learning experiences available through music and language in an exciting and rich learning environment.

I have a variety of learners that require different approaches to instruction due to the wide range of academic achievement levels. My first grade students are very motivated by kinesthetic movement, music and experiential learning. Music and language learning is powerful!

My Project

Arts integration in the classroom provides students with experiential learning that is engaging and academic. Our school is working towards arts integration with our ELA and reading programs. Having a collection of primary musical instruments will help us connect rhythm, steady beat, and expression with our academics studies.

Integrating music and language helps students to make lasting connections that will be built upon throughout their learning experiences.

Music can help students express their understanding of academic concepts through a creative pathway. Students can work with rhythmic story retelling, letter and word recognition with a steady beat, reading of poetry with musical instruments and developing our social time with the morning meeting greeting and music.

Incorporating the arts helps ensure that the needs of different types of learners are met. Rhythm and reading can be active, expressive, collaborative and most importantly joyful!

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Ms. Lassiter
Grades PreK-2

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
INSTRUMENT SOUND SHAPE PACK - SET OF 10 • School Specialty $127.22 2 $254.44
INSTRUMENT MUSIC RHYTHM STICK ROUNDERS SET OF 24 • School Specialty $35.28 1 $35.28
INSTRUMENT MUSIC EGG SHAKER • School Specialty $2.34 10 $23.40
SCARVES JUGGLING SET OF 12 • School Specialty $12.20 1 $12.20

Materials cost

$325.32

Vendor shipping charges

$32.53

State sales tax

$22.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$415.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.27

Total project goal

$488.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$488.45

1 Donor

-$244.22

Donations toward project cost

-$207.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.63

match offer

-$244.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$207.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.63

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$0.00

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