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Ms. Villalobos from Shelton WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Mapping Skills

Help me give my students maps, globes and books to learn mapping skills.

  • $439 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love science and the outdoors. They want to explore, investigate, experiment and invent, but they lack the financial resources at home and at school that provide beyond the basics.

Engaging experiences that are relevant and resources are what my students need to gain opportunities that will make them successful in and out of school.

My students and their families want them to do well in school, they just need opportunities. Help my students become future biologists, geologists, engineers, agriculturalists or whatever careers that interest them.

My diverse students are multilingual--English, Spanish, Mam, Qanjobal--and most come from working-class families. Many live with single parents, guardians, grandparents or in multi-household families. Regardless of their situation, their families say they want their kids to do better than they did.

My Project

Maps are fun to use and necessary in real life. My second graders will be learning some basic mapping elements, such as symbols, compass rose, labels and a keys to read and construct maps about their neighborhood and community.

Mapping skills are essential for our youth, especially in a technological era that that does more and more for them.

Students will use books about maps to research maps and learn how they are used. They will use dry erase markers to draw maps. They will use table-top maps and a globe to identify different locations. Finally, we will create school and community maps and laminate them.

Ms. Villalobos
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SF215X - Write & Wipe World Tabletop Map - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $37.99 2 $75.98
XC344 - Classroom Laminating Pouches - Set of 100 - 11 1⁄2" x 17 1⁄2" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
GT539 - Hands-On Teaching Globe • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $22.57 1 $22.57
TT136 - Neon Sort & Store Book Totes - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
El ecuador/ The Equator (Dónde está…? Mapas del mundo/ Where on Earth? Mapping Parts of the World) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.15 2 $16.30
Cómo hacer mapas/ Making Maps (Dónde está…? Mapas del mundo/ Where on Earth? Mapping Parts of the World) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.22 1 $9.22
Teacher Created Materials - Primary Source Readers Content and Literacy: ¡Sigue el mapa! (Follow That Map!) - Grade K - Guided Reading Level A • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Los mapas son planos, los globos son redondo: Maps Are Flat, Globes Are Round (Little World Geography) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
El polo norte/ The North Pole (Dónde está…? Mapas del mundo/ Where on Earth? Mapping Parts of the World) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
El polo sur/ The South Pole (Dónde está…? Mapas del mundo/ Where on Earth? Mapping Parts of the World) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
Hemisferios de la Tierra/ Earth’s Hemispheres (Dónde está…? Mapas del mundo/ Where on Earth? Mapping Parts of the World) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
Continentes de la Tierra/ Earth’s Continents (Dónde está…? Mapas del mundo/ Where on Earth? Mapping Parts of the World) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.15 1 $8.15
Mapas de nuestro mundo (Mapping Our World) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Mapas de nuestra nación (Mapping Our Nation) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
¡Ubícalo en el mapa! (Map It!) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Donde estoy? / Where Am I? (Mi Mundo) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Norte, Sur, Este y Oeste (Spanish Rising Readers) • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98

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