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Ms. S. from Oakland CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Staying Globally Current-- Time For Kids Issues for 4th Graders

The cost of 15 young readers dictionaries from Lakeshore Learning, 32 subscriptions to TIME for Kids, 1 blank map outline, 8 political mini globes and 8 swivel and tilt mini globes from Delta Education,is $793, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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4th grade is a wonderful age and stage. Students are eager to learn about the world around them. They are interested in everything! Scholastic's Time For Kids mini-magazine is a kid-friendly global news resource. It provides interesting, colorful up-to-date articles on a wide range of topics from Politics to community activism to geography. I would love to provide my students access to this resource. In schools where parents can afford it, the parents usually pay for the magazine. Unfortunately, we don't have parent funds available. My school is an urban Title 1 school. 90% of our students qualify for and receive free or reduced price lunch. However, I strongly believe poverty does not need to equate to poor education. I would like to start the new year off with a Time For Kids magazine for each student. They will use them during class reading workshop time and for homework. We will discuss the articles and learn about what's happening in the world outside of their neighborhood. Each magazine ends with a comprehension section and a geography quiz. Also, the magazine has online links to allow them further investigation and involvement. Each issue comes with a teacher's lesson section to help the students use the information to the fullest. In addition, I am requesting dictionaries and mini globes to be apart of this proposal. These tools would be used to enhance the students' educational experience as they read the magazine. For example, they could refer to the globes when they read an article on Iran or Africa to get a better perspective on location. The dictionaries are designed for young learners and would greatly enhance their world knowledge as they encounter unknown words and ideas. Thank you in advance for your support in bringing Time For Kids to my 2005-2006 class of 4th grade students.

Ms. S.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Political Mini Globe • Delta Education $11.95 8 $95.60
Swivel and Tilt Mini Globe • Delta Education $11.95 8 $95.60
DV713 - Young Readers? Dictionary - Each • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 15 $149.85
Blank Map Outlines • Delta Education $9.95 1 $9.95
TIME For Kids Magazine- World Report Edition w/ Go Places with TFK! (grades 4-7). Pricing is valid for orders placed between August 1 and October 16, 2004. TIME For Kids reserves the right to prorate issue quantity, free gifts, and pricing for orders received after October 16, 2004. Only valid for orders in quantities of 10 or more. Orders for less than 10 subscriptions will NOT be fulfilled. • Time for Kids $5.29 32 $169.28

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