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Mr. Randall from Pleasanton CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Go West - Scrapbooks to Discover California History

Help me give my students scrapbook materials to create Go West Guidebooks and learn about California history.

  • $1,330 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have an amazing group of students who have a strong desire to learn. They work hard each day to reach their goals and continually improve themselves.

My students come into class each day with smiles on their faces, ready to work hard and tackle new challenges.

They impress me each day with their strong work ethic and willingness to try new things. These children have an incredible sense of joy and happiness every day, and their positive attitude is infectious. I feel very privileged to be their teacher and truly look forward to seeing them each morning.

My Project

In 4th grade, students are required to learn about California history, including westward expansion during the Gold Rush. As part of their studies, students will embody the part of a pioneer heading west. They will use the scrapbooks and other materials from this project to create documentation of their fictional journey west. They will write journal entries and detail their experiences on the Overland Trail.

The materials from this project will help to bring this social studies curriculum to life in some incredible ways.

These materials will give my students the tools they need to embrace the history of their home state.

These materials will also allow my students to practice their writing skills while they express themselves creatively.

Mr. Randall
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 33 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
MCS MBI 13.5x12.5 Vintage Travel Scrapbook Album 12x12 inch Pages (860110) • Amazon Business $12.20 33 $402.60
X-ACTO 18x18 Commercial Grade Square Guillotine Trimmer • Amazon Business $150.49 1 $150.49
Roylco Antique Paper • Amazon Business $7.99 15 $119.85
EXPO 86603 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Assorted, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $8.12 8 $64.96
50 Old Age Parchment 65lb Cover Paper Sheets 12 X 12 Inches Cardstock Weight Colored Sheets (12"X12") Scrapbook Album|Cover Size - Printable Old Parchment Semblance Through the Processing of Pulp • Amazon Business $21.45 3 $64.35
Found Relatives Vintage Portraits by Tim Holtz Idea-ology, 5 x 3 Inches, Pack of 24 Photos, TH93121 • Amazon Business $6.68 8 $53.44
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Thrift Shop Ephemera Pack, 54 Pieces, TH93114 • Amazon Business $7.04 4 $28.16
Canson Self Adhesive Photo Corners, Peel-Off Archival Quality, Black, 252-Pack (100510395) • Amazon Business $9.27 3 $27.81
Expedition Ephemera Pack by Tim Holtz Idea-ology, 63 Pieces, Assorted Colors/Designs, TH93115 • Amazon Business $5.96 4 $23.84
Tim Holtz TIMTH.93555 Paper Dolls by Idea-ology, Card Stock, 107 Dye-Cut Printed Pieces (TH93555) • Amazon Business $7.08 3 $21.24
30pcs Mixed Antique Bronze/Antique Silver Clock Faces, DIY Crafts, Jewelry Making, Steampunk Pendants • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
KING DO WAY 69pcs Antique Bronze Vintage Skeleton Keys Charm Set DIY Handmade Accessories Necklace Pendants Jewelry Making Supplies for Wedding Decoration Birthday and Christmas Party • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
100 Gram Assorted Antique Steampunk Gears Charms Pendant Clock Watch Wheel Gear for Crafting, DIY Jewelry (Mixed Color) • Amazon Business $6.28 1 $6.28

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