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  • $225 goal

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Mrs. Middlebrooks
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Introduce Young Readers To Art

My students need 12 art themed books for a reading center in the art room.

My Students

Our teachers across the grade levels are working hard to provide enough centers and interventions to engage the students throughout the day. I felt that I could find a way to help in the community struggle with reading.

I teach art to grades K-5 in an inner city school.

Our students come from low-income families and these days our school is struggling to make the grade! Our students have very rigorous classroom schedules. The art room is often the place where we are able to relax and have some fun. It is the place where we ALL succeed.

My Project

Because students require different amounts of time to finish projects in my class, I try to keep some activities available for free time. I have gathered a few art story books that have been passed on to me, but the students often ask to look at my personal books which are often over their reading level. I would like to provide some age appropriate, reading-level appropriate books that will provide extra reading practice while fulfilling my own curriculum.

With your dedication to helping schools in need, these incredible resources will bring the world of extra reading into my art room.

The art story books will not only provide information about artists and art history, but provide that extra practice and nudge to encourage life long readers.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW/13 AMERICAN ARTISTS • Blick Art Materials $12.69 1 $12.69
CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW/13 ARTISTS • Blick Art Materials $12.69 1 $12.69
CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW/13 BUILDINGS • Blick Art Materials $12.69 1 $12.69
CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW/13 MODERN ARTISTS • Blick Art Materials $12.69 1 $12.69
CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW/13 PAINTINGS • Blick Art Materials $12.69 1 $12.69
CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW/13 SCULPTURES • Blick Art Materials $12.69 1 $12.69
CHILDREN SHOULD KNOW/13 WOMEN ARTISTS • Blick Art Materials $12.69 1 $12.69
MOMA KIDS SERIES/COLORS HC 24PG BOOK • Blick Art Materials $10.17 1 $10.17
MOMA KIDS SERIES/LINES HC 24PG BOOK • Blick Art Materials $10.17 1 $10.17
MOMA KIDS SERIES/PEOPLE HC 24PG BOOK • Blick Art Materials $10.17 1 $10.17
MOMA KIDS SERIES/PLACES HC 24PG BOOK • Blick Art Materials $10.17 1 $10.17
MOMA KIDS SERIES/STORIES HC 24PG BOOK • Blick Art Materials $10.17 1 $10.17
Item Shipping/Handling Charges • Blick Art Materials $13.95 1 $13.95

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This project will reach 423 students.

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