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Mrs. Westenfelt from Canby OR is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Social Studies and Science Curriculum

My students need resources from Teachers Pay Teachers to make History and Science hands-on and fun.

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My Students

This class of learners is full of some of the most unique individuals I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. They all bring something different to our classroom and I am so thankful for each and every one of them.

Each and every one of these students has GRIT.

It is a topic we have discussed at length this year. Many of these kiddos are on free or reduced lunch and have experienced many hardships at home. I admire their perseverance and determination to not let anything stand in their way.

My Project

The resources I am working on getting for my students are social studies and science curriculum. This will allow me to have more hands-on learning for my students rather than them having to read from a textbook. These graphic organizers will make learning history and science engaging and fun!

Active learning is a huge part of our classroom environment, and these resources will allow us to do that.

Students love history and these interactive notebooks make learning all the better. The STEM challenges for science are a great community building activity while learning critical science skills. These also come with assessments, flashcards, and other resources that supplement the districts lack of social studies and science curriculum. It also aligns well with our reading curriculum, allowing me to teach cross-curricular.

Mrs. Westenfelt
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
United States Social Studies Growing Bundle • Teachers Pay Teachers $45.00 1 $45.00
STEM Activity Challenges 16 Pack 3rd - 5th Grade (PDF version) • Teachers Pay Teachers $40.00 1 $40.00
Great Big Bundle of STEM Challenges - 15 Themed STEM Activities • Teachers Pay Teachers $25.50 1 $25.50
Social Studies Nonfiction Reading Fluency & Comprehension Task Card Activities • Teachers Pay Teachers $15.00 1 $15.00
American History Simulations • Teachers Pay Teachers $12.99 1 $12.99
Simplifying the Scientific Process • Teachers Pay Teachers $6.50 1 $6.50
Main Idea in a Bag: Hands-On Practice with 10 Social Studies & Science Card Sets • Teachers Pay Teachers $6.00 1 $6.00
50 States and Capitals • Teachers Pay Teachers $5.50 1 $5.50
Writing Prompts - 5th Grade Social Studies • Teachers Pay Teachers $5.00 1 $5.00
5th Grade NGSS Posters • Teachers Pay Teachers $5.00 1 $5.00
Colonizing the Moon - An American History Simulation • Teachers Pay Teachers $4.00 1 $4.00
Common Core Performance Standards Posters Fifth Grade Social Studies • Teachers Pay Teachers $4.00 1 $4.00
History in Action - The Great Depression • Teachers Pay Teachers $3.00 1 $3.00
Civil War Simulation • Teachers Pay Teachers $2.00 1 $2.00
Next Generation of Science Standards Checklist Grade 5 • Teachers Pay Teachers $1.00 1 $1.00

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