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Ms. Parker from West Valley City UT is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Picture This! 5th Graders Publishing Picture Books for Kindergarteners!

Help me give my students copy paper, colored pencils, pencils, post-it notes, highlighters, and markers to create picture books.

  • $540 goal

This project expired on May 17, 2022.

This project expired on May 17, 2022.

My Students

Our class has 30 eager minds who are imaginative and ready to create stories.

Our school is located in the suburbs of Salt Lake City, Utah and has 48% of students receiving free or reduced rate lunch.

Roughly 48% percent of the school population rents housing or lives with relatives and are first-generation Americans. Our school does not qualify for Title I funding but is in the lower 80% percentile in Granite School District located in Salt Lake County.

My Project

Help us become published authors! 5th graders will use the materials to create their own published picture book based on a fairy tale to share with Kindergarten buddies. Students will use their narrative writing skills to create a book using all the story elements they have studied over the year. 5th graders need the practice of writing and sharing their work with others to promote confidence in writing and speaking. These skills will help them be college and career ready as they apply their knowledge in creating a published picture book.

Ms. Parker
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola 68-4012 Colored Pencils, 12-Count, Pack of 2, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $8.45 15 $126.75
Rarlan Washable Markers Bulk, Markers for Kids, Classpack, 12 Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $39.96 2 $79.92
Crayola Washable Watercolors in 8 Vibrant Colors, 12 Paint Sets for Kids, Classroom Supplies, Styles Vary • Amazon Business $24.74 3 $74.22
Amazon Basics Multipurpose Copy Printer Paper - White, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 8 Ream Case (4,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $35.10 2 $70.20
Arteza Sticky Notes, 48 Pads, 100 Sheets Each, 3 x 3 Inches, 6 Assorted Colors, Re-Adhesive, Office Supplies for to-Do Lists, Reminders, and Studying • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Amazon Basics Woodcased #2 Pencils, Unsharpened, HB Lead - Box of 144, Bulk Box • Amazon Business $10.49 2 $20.98
50 Chisel Tip Highlighters Markers Bulk Assorted Colors, Tank and Pen Type Combo, Bonus Sticky Index Tabs, 5 Vivid Fluorescent Colors: Office, School, Home, Students, Teachers, Bible Study • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

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