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Ms. Taylor from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Choose Your Own Adventure Through History

My students need books to help them make connections to history. Interactive History Adventure Books put students in the time and place of history and helps them understand the choices people were faced with.

  • $283 goal

This project expired on July 13, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

​My classroom is comprised of 7th and 8th grade students who are bright and enjoy challenges. They are AP and college bound permitting they can find funding through scholarship. Because of the socioeconomic class they are in, our team's goal is to ensure that they become well rounded, global citizens, despite any financial disadvantages.​

Our school is on 100% free and reduced lunch due to the economic situation our students are in, which allows prohibits their opportunities for learning.

We're looking to close the gap.

My Project

These Interactive History Adventure Books will allow students to put themselves in the shoes of different people throughout history. As they are faced with the decisions people had to make they will get to see the different outcomes that were possible based on their choices.

Without ever leaving the classroom my students can travel the Oregon Trial, defend the Alamo, build the Transcontinental Railroad, strike it rich in the California Gold Rush or defend their land as a Sioux warrior.

History comes alive through literature as students take ownership of their fate by plotting the course of their adventure. And every time they read a new adventure awaits.

Ms. Taylor
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Child Labor Reform Movement: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History) • Amazon Business $6.95 5 $34.75
The California Gold Rush: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History) • Amazon Business $6.95 5 $34.75
The Battle of the Alamo: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History) • Amazon Business $6.95 5 $34.75
Building the Transcontinental Railroad: An Interactive Engineering Adventure (You Choose: Engineering Marvels) • Amazon Business $6.95 5 $34.75
Westward Expansion: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History) • Amazon Business $6.95 5 $34.75
The Oregon Trail: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History) • Amazon Business $6.60 5 $33.00

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