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Ms. Galusha from Round Rock TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Connections Can Be Sparked in Social Studies and Reading

My students need the books "The Watsons Go to Birmingham," "Liberty's Son," and "I Survived."

  • $233 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students’ learning is the most important thing to me. I want them to get better and and show growth every year! These kiddos are so sweet and they try their hardest on their own, in small groups with me, and on their tests.

My students come with so many different experiences.

I want to grow our classroom library, especially in historic fiction. I have students that need help finding great books. My favorite genre is historic fiction. I want to get students interested in a time in history with a great story, so they want to learn more about the time the story was set in!

My Project

Our students do a unit on historical fiction. I want the students to be able to connect what they have learned to the story, or love the story so much they want to learn more about the time period. I'd like my students to have access to the books "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" for Civil Rights, "Liberty's Son" for American Rev, and "I Survived" for Peal Harbor in order to spark their interest in these time periods!

I want students to be able to travel through time with the characters, and then research and learn about what it was really like.

I want my students to have a broad understanding about our past as a country. I then want them to want to dive even deeper into what that time period had that we do not. I want them to want to learn!

Ms. Galusha
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 • AKJ Education $5.83 10 $58.30
Liberty's Son A Spy Story of the American Revolution • AKJ Education $9.40 5 $47.00
I Survived #4: I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 • AKJ Education $4.49 10 $44.90
The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56

Materials cost

$164.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.81

Total project goal

$232.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.04

6 Donors

-$193.00

Donations toward project cost

-$164.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.95

match offer

-$39.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$33.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.86

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$0.00

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