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Ms. Friedman from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

History Alive! Part I

The cost of materials for this program is $693, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $693 goal

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While reading and writing is the focus in most classrooms, social studies is often left far behind. My students have yet to realize that they live in a city, within a state, that's a part of a country, etc. We desperately need to weave social studies into the reading, writing, and math curriculum. Remember the days when learning about history and your community was as exciting as reading out loud one by one in front of the entire class and then memorizing the information for your test on Friday? Well, times have changed for students and there is a new AMAZING social studies curriculum called "History Alive!" The name describes is perfectly. Lessons and activities are based on three well-established theories of Multiple Intelligences (students learn in different ways: kinesthetically, musically, linguistically, visually, etc.), Cooperative Interaction (group work leads to learning gains and to higher student achievement), and the spiral curriculum (in which students learn progressively more difficult concepts through a process of step-by-step discovery.) With this program my students will see themselves as important to not just their immediate community, but to the rest of the world! My students will participate in exploring the past, have mock elections, time travel to the past and to other countries, explore the commonalities and differences of their culture, and others! This grant would fund the teacher's manual and backlines masters to make copies and worksheets necessary for the hands-on explorative lessons. It would also fund an organization file for the students' work.

Ms. Friedman
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 34 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Teacher Resources • Teachers Curriculum Institute $325.00 1 $325.00
Ditto/Blackline File and Material Organizers Value Set • Calloway House, Inc. $54.95 1 $54.95
Student Resources • Teachers Curriculum Institute $27.00 4 $108.00

Materials cost

$487.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$567.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$124.65

Total project goal

$692.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$692.50

1 Donor

-$653.03

Donations toward project cost

-$568.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$39.65

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$0.00

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