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  • $274 goal

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Mr. Whitehead
Grades 6-8
  • Follansbee Middle School
  • Follansbee, WV
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Congress in the Classroom! Creating and Passing Laws

My students need the instructional book "How a Bill Becomes a Law" along with large sticky post-it easel sheets and markers to start a new unit.

My Students

No books equals double the work for us social studies teachers in West Virginia! Over this past summer, West Virginia and my county decided to go online with the social studies subject matter, thus, removing books from the classroom! Yikes!

My students are amazing hands-on learners and they expect nothing less from me!

Throughout the year I have been coming up with great hands-on projects, and this is another one! My sixth grade students attend a middle school in West Virginia. They are very energetic, but like I mentioned, they are addicted to hands-on learning. These supplies are crucial!

My Project

My students need the instructional book "How a Bill Becomes a Law" along with large sticky post-it easel sheets to start a new unit. These resources would make a world of a difference in my classroom because it would take care of a hands-on project for an upcoming unit! Since I have to find my own curriculum in the classroom, the resource book I am requesting would save me hours worth of time hunting for information and projects! Additionally, I plan on using the large sticky post-it notes in groups for when the students need to come up with their own laws for our "mock congress" to pass! I plan on using the requested sharpies for the students to write on the sheets with.

This project would impact my students in more ways than one because without donations from generous people like yourself, my students won't get to use the large paper post-its or do the projects from the resource book that I ordered.

Additionally, the book will be able to be used in future years so that will be one less expense that I will need for the next school year.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER POST-IT EASEL SELF-STK 25X30 WHT 30/SHT/PD PACK OF 6 • School Specialty Inc. $137.74 1 $137.74
SIMULATIONS EASY: HOW A BILL BECOMES A LAW • School Specialty Inc. $11.39 1 $11.39
MARKER SHARPIE ASSORTED FINE SET OF 24 • School Specialty Inc. $16.14 2 $32.28

Materials cost

$181.41

Vendor shipping charges

$18.14

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$232.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.99

Total project goal

$273.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$273.26

2 Donors

-$173.26

Donations toward project cost

-$160.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.24

Matching donations from our partners

-$85.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$72.25

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 135 students.

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