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Mr. Sierra from La Joya TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging History Through Realia & Memorabilia

Help me give my students primary source memorabilia sets so that we can analyze and study American History. Each of these sets helps us cover the Suffragette Movement, World War I and World War II.

  • $164 goal

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My Students

I definitely have an awesome group of students this year. These students are witty, thought provoking, and hard to please. This year, I have had to pull out resources I have never used before, just to satisfy their craving for knowledge.

The students I serve are hard working and dedicated.

These students come from different backgrounds, and some are first generation college goers, since this is an early college high school. I am amazed at how far these students are willing to go to get what they want. They inspire me.

My Project

These memorabilia sets will help students engage in history by having a palpable document in their hands, rather that just a simple text book. These sets cover the history of Women's Suffrage Movement, World War I and World War II. Each set costs about $10.00 to $15.00.

History is always seen as something boring, because unlike science, there tends to be nothing to hold on to.

These sets, will make a difference in they way students see and engage in history. I hope that you, as a donor, will help me challenge my students to go beyond the world of text and into the world of history!

Mr. Sierra
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Resources For Teaching World War 1 - Memorabilia Pack • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Children's War. World War 2 Replica Memorabilia Pack. Contains Replica Period Items (mp) • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
Resources For Teaching Women's War Replica Memorabilia Pack (world War Ii Memorabilia) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Votes for Women Sash with White Sash and Purple Lettering • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
Resources For Teaching Americans in England During World War 2 - Memorabilia Pack • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Resources For Teaching Home Front -world War 2 - Memorabilia Pack (resources For Teaching - World War 2 - Memorabilia Packs) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Resources For Teaching Home Front -world War 2 - Memorabilia Pack (resources For Teaching - World War 2 - Memorabilia Packs) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Blitz: World War 2 Replica Memorabilia Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Resources For Teaching Suffragettes - Replica Memorabilia Pack • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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