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Ms. Petersen from Gobles MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Can Never Go Wrong With Too Many Biographies!

Help me give my students the opportunity to research more biographies by allowing them to read them instead of research with a Chromebook. In 3rd grade, we do a whole biography unit and a wax museum!

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My Students

Despite the low income homes many of my students come from, they still thrive in my classroom, and are always imaginative, loving, and bright. They bring joy to the classroom, and always use their creative mind. It gives me so much joy to see their big smiles every morning and to see how much the children love coming to school.

I love being the one teaching these kiddos.

I have many different academic levels and needs in my classroom. As their teacher, my goal is to provide my students the environment they need in order to continue growing into the wonderful students they are.

My Project

In 3rd grade, the students work on a big biography unit. This year, they did a lot of research on the Chromebook. I love the "Who was" book series and would love the students to be able to read about someone in a book rather than online. This allows them to have information right in their hands that we can trust. Then, the students pick a person they want to "become" for our wax museum.

These books will allow my students to research their "wax museum character" deeper!

My students love to read and having these books would be awesome! These books would be available for them to read all year round too!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
Who Was Elvis Presley? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Michael Jackson? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Michael Jordan? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Derek Jeter? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Michelle Obama? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Sacagawea? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Helen Keller? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Steve Jobs? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who is J.K. Rowling? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Babe Ruth? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was George Washington? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Rosa Parks? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Were the Beatles? (Who Was--?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Henry Ford? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Who Was Princess Diana? • Amazon Business $5.66 1 $5.66
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Who Was Albert Einstein? • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
Who Was Anne Frank? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? • Amazon Business $5.03 1 $5.03

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