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Ms. Mueller from Hoffman Estates IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Crazy For Biographies!

My students need a series of biography books to help feed their curiosity about people past and present!

  • $231 goal

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My Students

Back in the fall, my students became enthralled in learning all about famous people. They couldn't get enough and were biography crazy! I am asking for some new additions, new biographies to keep that reading spark alive in my classroom. Can you be the one to help us keep that spark alive?

As a regular fourth grade teacher, I can say that my classroom is truly what I can call today's American classroom.

I have students from all different backgrounds and walks of life. Each student is unique in his, or her, own way. Each is deserving of a great education and the materials needed to make that education a bit more fun.

My Project

I am requesting a set of biography books that feature famous people throughout history. My students will use these books to research and learn the specific facts and details about the famous people featured in the books. My fourth graders will then transform themselves into that famous person. They will use what they have learned to create a living wax museum where the students dress up and present their famous person. These books will help aid them so that they can create their presentations.

I want to give my students a great learning environment, but realistically I cannot self-fund the materials that are needed and my school cannot afford to purchase these materials for classrooms.

From low-performing to high-achieving students, all learning abilities can benefit from the use of these laptops. Your help will ensure that my students have the materials they need in order to continue to grow and blossom in my classroom.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Was the Boston Tea Party? • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
What Was the First Thanksgiving? • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
What Was the March on Washington? • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
What Was the Gold Rush? • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
What Was the Alamo? • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
What Was Pearl Harbor? • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
What Was the Underground Railroad? • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? • Amazon $4.89 1 $4.89
Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Ernest Shackleton? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Franklin Roosevelt? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Ferdinand Magellan? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Thomas Jefferson? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Paul Revere? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Were the Beatles? (Who Was...?) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Helen Keller? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Frida Kahlo? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Abigail Adams? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Maurice Sendak? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Steve Jobs? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Is Bill Gates? (Who Was...?) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Milton Hershey? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Is Steven Spielberg? (Who Was...?) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Alexander Graham Bell? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Davy Crockett? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Is Maria Tallchief? (Who Was...?) • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Louis Armstrong? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Elvis Presley? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Claude Monet? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Sacagawea? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Pablo Picasso? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49
Who Was Charles Darwin? • Amazon $4.49 1 $4.49

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