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Ms. Powell from Greenville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help a First Year Teacher Facilitate a Love for Learning

Help me give my students a classroom full of diverse and authentic texts! I strongly believe in the power of process art to supplement instructional practices. There are also several items to help facilitate this in my classroom!

  • $437 goal

This project expired on December 9, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My name is Harper Powell and I am so excited to start my first Donors Choose project!

I teach in a high poverty Title One school in Greenville, South Carolina.

I am a first year teacher and I am so excited to spend my first year with all 14 of my sweet firsties!

My school has a very high ESL (specifically Spanish-speaking) population. Most of my students are on free/reduced lunch. I am filled with joy to teach and my students are filled with joy to learn!

My Project

I strongly believe in process art as a supplement to instruction the in the classroom. Process art is art with a primary focus on the process rather than the product. I have added several items to help me facilitate this in my classroom!

Developing an interest in reading, and a love for books, creates a lifelong reader with an investment in the world around them.

First graders make a HUGE jump in their reading throughout the year through a good teacher, willingness to learn, and authentic/diverse texts.

Please help me facilitate all of this through donating the following items to my classroom! Thank you so much, have a great day!

Ms. Powell
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 14 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Washable Watercolors 8 ea (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $6.00 7 $42.00
Crayola Washable Paint, 16 Oz Plastic Squeeze Bottles, 1 Each of 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
11 Bilingual Fairy Tales in Spanish and English: Improve your Spanish or English reading and listening comprehension skills (Bilingual Fairy Tales Spanish English) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.03 1 $14.03
The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $13.44 1 $13.44
TYH Supplies 8 Skeins 70 Yard Acrylic Yarn Assorted Rainbow Colors • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
600 Pcs Craft Supplies Set - Pipe Cleaners Set Which Includes 200Pcs Chenille Stems, 150Pcs Self-sticking Wiggle Googly Eyes and 250Pcs Pompoms for DIY School Art Projects by BellaBetty • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
US Art Supply 20 Piece Large Round and Large Flat Hog Bristle Children's Tempera Paint Brushes • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $11.20 1 $11.20
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 16 Count • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Pacon Lightweight Super Value Construction Paper 6555, 9" x 12", 10 Assorted Colors, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Acrimet Stackable Front Load Letter Size Tray Plastic) (Solid Purple Color) (1 Unit) • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Teacher Created Materials - Science Readers: Content and Literacy: Light Makes a Rainbow - Grade 1 - Guided Reading Level H • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Snow White (Once Upon a World) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
The Vegetables We Eat • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
How a House Is Built • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
The Reasons for Seasons • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Coyote Places the Stars (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Tornadoes! • Amazon Business $7.46 1 $7.46
The Fruits We Eat • Amazon Business $7.41 1 $7.41
Niles and Bradford: Soccer Kicks • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Drop It, Rocket! (Step Into Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Rapunzel (Once Upon a World) • Amazon Business $4.85 1 $4.85
Pete the Cat's Trip to the Supermarket (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.42 1 $4.42
The Fat Cat Sat on the Mat (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.14 1 $4.14
Clark the Shark: Too Many Treats (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.32 1 $3.32
RED HEART E300.4970 Super Saver Yarn, 5 Ounces, Bright Stripe • Amazon Business $2.94 1 $2.94
Super Friends: Flying High (DC Super Friends) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.39 1 $2.39

Materials cost

$314.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$371.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.50

Total project goal

$436.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$436.66

1 Donor

-$219.00

Donations toward project cost

-$186.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.85

match offer

-$217.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$185.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.65

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$0.00

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