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Ms. Washburn from Pueblo CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books For The Classroom

Help me give my students the gift of reading. My students have absolutely loved reading the Who Was... books this year.

  • $167 goal

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My Students

Third grade is an adventure! In grades K-2, students are learning to read. Now that they have that foundation, they are able to start reading for pleasure. The students in my classroom have a large range of abilities. Some are reading at a first grade level, and some are reading at a fifth grade level. We work hard to get everyone to be reading at grade level before they move on to the next grade. Our students don't always have access to a local library because of their home life, so having a full classroom library gives them the ability to further their reading abilities even though they don't have access at home.

My Project

My students will be putting on a wax museum this year. I would love to use the Who Was... books for students to use to conduct their research. The Who Was... books are user friendly for my third grade students. They are already showing interest in them as we go to the library. They are surprised that there are so many. They are getting anxious about the wax museum. Having the books that they will use for their research in the classroom before we need them will allow my students to look over them first and get interest in their person they will be working on.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Were the Wright Brothers? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Sacagawea? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Henry Ford? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 (I Survived #5) (5) • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
Who Was George Washington? • Amazon Business $5.03 1 $5.03
Who Was Anne Frank? • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 (I Survived #4) (4) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 (I Survived, Book 6) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Ben Franklin? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 (I Survived #8) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Rosa Parks? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived #14) • Amazon Business $4.96 1 $4.96
Who Was Queen Elizabeth? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Cesar Chavez? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Harriet Tubman? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Theodore Roosevelt? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Princess Diana? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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