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  • $881 goal

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Mrs. Naylor
Grades PreK-2
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Finding Art And Informational Text In The Classroom

My students need materials for art and items to help them to learn and comprehend information in informational texts.

My Students

How many of the classic artists can you name and describe their style of art? What kind of reading did you dread in school? Fiction or nonfiction? Would you have enjoyed nonfiction texts if the information had been presented in a fun and exciting way?

We are a group of first graders, who love to learn.

We love to read and look at books that teach about weather, bugs, animals, art, and of course, Dr. Seuss. We love to draw and paint, and, if you leave a blank piece of paper around, we will find some way to use it for our new creations.

My Project

Through the use of the art materials, our class will learn about the different artist masters and their form of art. When learning about Van Gough, we will learn about still life and abstract art through using water colors and water color paper. We will learn how to create sculptures using clay that we can paint after it dries. Learning to read informational texts is a difficult task. Using listening centers, games, comprehension cards, and other tasks will help the students to learn how to use and understand information as it is presented in textbooks and other informational texts. Wouldn't it be great to understand what you read in textbooks because you already have the strategies you need to find the important information? Through the use of short informational texts, comprehension cards, listening centers, and games, these first graders will be given the tools they will need to help them succeed in later grades.

The arts are becoming a lost subject in school.

We need to provide the opportunity to learn about the arts at an early age so that the students develop an interest and desire to learn more as they grow. Informational text never goes away. As adults we are surrounded by manuals, news articles, books, etc. that we have to understand and comprehend. Starting the comprehension of informational text at an early age will help these children as they grow and become our future.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH664 - Fact/Opinion Listening Center Skill Pack • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
FF211 - Small-Group Nonfiction Comprehension Folders - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
DD860X - Multilevel Nonfiction Book Sets - Gr. 1-2 Complete Series • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
HH708 - Read for Comprehension! Nonfiction Listening Center • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
FF790X - Fiction & Nonfiction Comprehension Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $129.00 1 $129.00
WA298 - Nursery Rhyme Leveled Readers • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
EG470X - Nonfiction Leveled Readers Libraries - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning $109.00 1 $109.00
BS525Z - Washable Watercolor Set - Dozen • Lakeshore Learning $32.95 2 $65.90
BS525 - Washable Watercolor Set - Each • Lakeshore Learning $2.79 3 $8.37
BS45 - White 2-Lb. Bucket • Lakeshore Learning $14.95 3 $44.85
TA5314 - Watercolor Paper • Lakeshore Learning $10.99 3 $32.97
RR839 - Texture Brushes • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 3 $68.85

Materials cost

$702.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$748.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$132.05

Total project goal

$880.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$880.33

1 Donor

-$880.33

Donations toward project cost

-$748.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$132.05

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 25 students.

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