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Mrs. Vides from Murphysboro IL is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Learning Through Comics

Help me give my students flexible seating options as well as science related graphic novels.

  • $212 goal

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My Students

5th grade is a very exciting and memorable year for students. For most, it is their last year in elementary school. They are beginning to prepare for junior high. 5th graders get to enjoy one last year of having a single teacher and developing a strong classroom community. My class of 5th graders is full of students who are funny, caring, and love to learn.

My students this year love to read!

Every time a new book is introduced to our library, I can hardly get it to the shelf. They devour books, especially graphic novels. It is so exciting to watch my students grow in this way!

My Project

In my classroom, we have a few options for flexible seating. It is nice for my students to be able to have different options when they are working on classwork. Some students prefer traditional seats while others prefer lounge chairs or yoga balls. Having these options will allow my students more freedom in the classroom to work how they feel most comfortable.

The science comics is an amazing tool to engage the students in rich text and graphics while also educating them on important science topics.

I hope to add these to my classroom library to use as teaching material as well as an option for students to check out and enjoy!

Mrs. Vides
Grades 3-5
    Nearly all students from low‑income households Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more

    This project will reach 21 students.

    8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
WALIKI Chair Ball with Feet for Kids 4 Pack | Alternative Classroom Seating Ball | 20"/50CM Color Mix • Amazon Business $59.98 1 $59.98
Juvale 24-Pack Dry Erase Dots Peel and Stick Spots for Classroom Tables, Walls, 8 Colors, 11 Inches • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Science Comics: Skyscrapers: The Heights of Engineering • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
Science Comics: The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine • Amazon Business $10.47 1 $10.47
Science Comics: Solar System: Our Place in Space • Amazon Business $10.47 1 $10.47
Science Comics: Cats: Nature and Nurture • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Science Comics: Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Science Comics: Dogs: From Predator to Protector • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
Science Comics: Wild Weather: Storms, Meteorology, and Climate • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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