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Mrs. Clevenger from Loves Park IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Looking To Our Future

Help me give my students the opportunity to represent their future goals and careers at their end of year celebration.

  • $362 goal

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My Students

Remember 6th grade? A time of growth and confusion. My group of 6th graders, 15 boys and 11 girls, are demonstrating that they are 1.3 to 3 grade levels behind where they should be at this point in their education. Keeping 6th graders engaged in their work can be a struggle. While energetic and eager to learn, they come from low-income homes and attend our Title One school. We offer them love, support and encouragement as they grow into the amazing young adults they truly are, all the while stretching their social emotional, academic and executive functioning skills. All the while, encouraging to keep their futures in mind.

My Project

These materials will enable my students to represent their new found knowledge of the career they are looking at for their futures. Students will research many aspects of their hoped for career or trade such as: income, required education/experience, where or how to obtain said education or experience, benefits, and projected availability of that vocation. They will then represent the data found using their researched information, partially decorated by the use of the ink pads and letter stamps on the display boards for all to see at a special end of year celebration. Parents, peers, and teachers will see their work on display as the enter the event to celebrate students learning and life goals. Setting goals for their future and obtaining the information to assist in reaching their goal while thinking forward will help the students strive to meet their objectives for their long-term goals set during the research and creation process. Their primary learning outcomes for this project are: To sharpen research and writing skills, Teach S.MA.R.T. goal setting, and to motivate students to look realistically at their futures.

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Mrs. Clevenger
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 52 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flipside 1-Ply Project Board, 36" x 48", White, Pack of 24 (FLP30046) • Staples Advantage $102.89 2 $205.78
Melissa & Doug Alphabet Stamp Set • Staples Advantage $21.69 2 $43.38
Foam Ink Pad, 2-3/4" x 4-1/4", Non Toxic, Reinkable, Blue • Staples Advantage $1.99 4 $7.96
Foam Ink Pad, 2-3/4" x 4-1/4", Non Toxic, Reinkable, Black • Staples Advantage $1.99 4 $7.96
Foam Ink Pad, 2-3/4" x 4-1/4", Non Toxic, Reinkable, Red • Staples Advantage $1.99 4 $7.96

Materials cost

$273.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$307.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.20

Total project goal

$361.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$361.34

4 Donors

-$219.76

Donations toward project cost

-$186.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.96

match offer

-$141.58

Match offer toward project cost

-$120.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.24

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$0.00

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