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Mrs. Griffin from Pittsboro NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Bridges with Books

My students need copies of the book, A Long Walk to Water, which will build bridges between their personal life and the world outside of the classroom.

  • $177 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in the AIG program at Perry Harrison are excited about learning and making connections with the real world. They embrace challenge in the regular classroom and the enrichment program that enable them to make continuous progress in learning.

The students in my class are creative, thoughtful and full of questions!

They love engaging activities that require them to use critical thinking when trying new things in order to grow both academically and personally. I admire their love of learning!

My Project

Learning about life outside of our home, school and community helps mold us into compassionate, open-minded, well rounded individuals. By making connections with other cultures and identifying similarities and differences, we are able to build acceptance about the diverseness of the world.

By using the book "A Long Walk to Water", students will gain an understanding for a culture outside of their own.

Students will explore the history of Africa from an African point of view during a civil war. Through analyzing the text to answer questions and participating in Socratic seminars about the issues of African culture and injustice, students will be able to build a bridge between their world and the world of of two children living very different lifestyles.

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $5.49 20 $109.80

Materials cost

$109.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$150.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.47

Total project goal

$176.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$176.48

1 Donor

-$176.48

Donations toward project cost

-$150.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.47

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$0.00

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