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Ms. Michiels from Beech Grove IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Caring About Cultures!

Help me give my students books in order to learn about and appreciate other cultures!

  • $442 goal

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My Students

My students walk into the classroom every day with smiles on their faces no matter what happened at home the night before. They are eager to greet each other and get their day started.

I want my students to be able to have high-quality teachers with the addition of high-quality materials.

I teach in a Title I school in Indiana where 70% of the population lives at or below the poverty line. 30% of the students are transient, for a multitude of reasons. The students are desperate to learn and have proved themselves by their hard work. I want to expand the students' existing knowledge and give them more resources than they realize are available.

My Project

After reading these books and using the center activity, my students will feel pride in their own culture and appreciate others! All of these books allow students to devleop empathy and see other cultures for what they are worth. Many of our students have not been exposed to experiences outside of our small city. I hope to bring cultures to life through books texts while teaching about customs. With a mixture of fiction and non-fiction texts, the students will be able to grow more competent in social studies material but also through literature and story telling! Please consider donation to make this possible!

Ms. Michiels
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 75 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR850X - Multicultural Stories Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $105.00 1 $105.00
DS861 - American History Book Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.50 1 $89.50
GR502 - Social-Emotional Paperback Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $75.50 1 $75.50
HH975X - Geography Skills Match-Ups - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
PP914 - Cultures Around the World Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

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