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Mr. Pierce from Windermere FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Biography Project!

My students need good biography books. Each year as a grade level, we do a living wax museum and the students take on the persona of a famous person from history. The Who Was/Is books help!

  • $324 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a teacher of 18 amazing kids from different walks of life, some from different countries. Each day that I teach them I realize just how much they are teaching me. I also discover every day that my students could benefit from something that my classroom lacks.

Our school has been rated an "A" school now for a while.

This is due to quality instruction and materials provided by the teachers and administrators, and the amazing support we receive from the parents. The students at our school learn what it means to be college and career ready every day.

My Project

Each year, our third grade students learn about a famous historical figure and become that person for a living wax museum project. I have discovered that the "Who Was/Is" series of books are a great way to get kids engaged in learning about historical figures and provide an excellent opportunity for my students to begin thinking about who they would like to research for their project.

By providing my classroom with a set of "Who Was/Is" books, you the donor are providing my students with an excellent opportunity to discover new historical figures and learn how to research using more than one source.

I have discovered that our school library is an excellent resource for books that my students may need for projects. However, having books on hand in the classroom is powerful and will help me to easily help guide my students towards deciding who they would like to research far in advance.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was? Nonfiction (24 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $107.57 1 $107.57
Who Was Maurice Sendak? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Davy Crockett? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Babe Ruth? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Frida Kahlo? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Is Bill Gates? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Claude Monet? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Walt Disney? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Helen Keller? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Pablo Picasso? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Queen Victoria? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Edgar Allan Poe? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Winston Churchill? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Isaac Newton? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Mother Teresa? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jacques Cousteau? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Gandhi? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Roald Dahl? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Were the Wright Brothers? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Queen Elizabeth? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jesse Owens? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Lewis Carroll? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Richard Branson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jane Austen? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is Malala Yousafzai? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Mark Twain? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Galileo? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Is J.K. Rowling? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$241.19

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$274.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.50

Total project goal

$323.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$323.31

9 Donors

-$298.31

Donations toward project cost

-$253.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.75

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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