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Mrs. Corey from Troy NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphing Our Way Through 8th Grade

Help me give my students the markerboard, magnetic coordinate grid, and dry erase markers to be successful in graphing in 8th grade Math!

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My Students

I am currently in my 15th year of teaching, but my first year in 8th grade in a small urban district. My students come from various backgrounds and for many of them, school is their “safe” place. I have learned so much about life from my 8th graders! Every child is valued for their unique personality as well as being an important member of our team! Our class includes a wide range of learning styles and abilities and those differences are both acknowledged and celebrated.

My Project

A large part of 8th grade math is learning about the coordinate grid and graphing without the use of a calculator. The large classroom grids will help to show my students how to graph more easily than simply using an overhead projector. They will allow the students to be more hands-on in the learning process. The markerboard, the Jumbo Magnetic Coordinate grid, and the June Gold Dry Erase Markers will allow students the opportunity to more easily see how to graph on a coordinate axis and give them the chance to try it on a scale that is easier to work with! Also, the pencils will allow the students the opportunity to erase because many of them only have pens.

I have found with the population of students in my classes, the more involved they can be in the lesson, the better they comprehend.

Graphing is a very important topic for the students to be fluent in math because they will continue to use graphing through the rest of their education.

Mrs. Corey
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 85 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
MARKERBOARD PORCELAIN DELUXE 4'X4' • School Specialty $139.97 1 $139.97
EAI Education Jumbo Magnetic X-Y Coordinate Grid • Amazon Business $39.95 2 $79.90
Geyer Instructional Products 503004 Repositionable, Static-Cling Graph - 1" Squares, 24" Height, 24" Length, White/Black • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
BAZIC 12-Inch (30cm) Shatterproof Flexible Ruler, Case of 24 • Amazon Business $17.89 2 $35.78
Arteza 180 Wood Cased #2 HB Graphite Pencils Pre-Sharpened with Latex Free Erasers, Bulk pack, Smooth write for Exams, School, Office, Drawing and Sketching • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
June Gold 39 Assorted Colored Dry Erase Whiteboard Markers, 13 Unique Colors, Chisel Tip, Low Odor, Comfortable Grip & Vivid Lines • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10

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