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Mrs. Sanders from Highland Park IL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Handmade Sugar Skull Masks Part 2

Help me give my students in both 7th and 8th grade the opportunity to participate in a project for El día de los muertos. Students will be remembering a lost loved one.

  • $190 goal

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My Students

I teach Spanish to middle school students. I love how my students are passionate about learning a new language and about new cultures! I love to watch them progress through the years and become more proficient and confident.

My students are super proud of themselves when they realize just how much they can communicate in a second language.

I focus on teaching with comprehensible input so my students have the opportunity to acquire language in a natural progression. Watching my students acquire Spanish in a fun and engaging way is just awesome!

My Project

The first project that I published had such an amazing response that I would love to do it with both 7th and 8th grade students! I already have most of the materials from the first project that I submitted, so now all I need is additional masks.

After learning about the meaning behind El día de los muertos, students will have the opportunity to create a mask in the likeness of a loved one lost.

Students will learn how to visually represent a person's likes, hobbies and accomplishments through art.

Your generosity will help to make this project meaningful and successful!

Mrs. Sanders
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Darice Bulk Buy DIY 3-D Paper Mache Skull 5.5 inch (6-Pack) 2876-35 • Amazon Business $12.90 10 $129.00

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