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  • 6 donors
  • $272 goal

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Mrs. Novoa
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed
Distance learning
These materials will help students continue learning through school closures and other scheduling uncertainties related to coronavirus. Items will be delivered to the location chosen by the teacher.

History Can Be Fun!

Help me give my students a chance to learn about the world around them through reading.

My Students

My students are diverse in not only their background but their personality. I teach at a Title 1 school therefor most of my students come from low-income or poverty level families. While this doesn't define the students it does make them who they are. My students range from 1-2 grade levels below to a few above grade level with some students on grade level in the middle. No matter their ability they always work hard and give 100% in what they do. As their teacher, I want to give them 100% as well, not all my students have access to academic help at home. Several of my students are sharing one computer with their siblings and/or parents or are having to do paper packets due to no internet or computer access. I want my students to be successful during this time of change.

My Project

Distance learning is so different from a regular school environment. I miss my students! And we're all suffering from WAY too much screen time! I would like to supply them with some non-screen activities they can do during this time, and over the summer. My students love this series and learn so much about history without even realizing!

I know my students will love this new addition to our distance learning meetings.

I intend to us these new books as read alouds and to aid in projects. Every year I have the students pick a person or place and have them teach the class about their topic. These new books will let them read about our history to do so. I also hope this will entice them to want to read and learn even more! I can't wait to see what book they choose and they project they create.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was? Nonfiction (24 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $107.57 1 $107.57
Where Is the Serengeti? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Grand Canyon? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is Mount Rushmore? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is the Congo? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Where Is Mount Everest? • Amazon Business $5.60 1 $5.60
What Was the Vietnam War? • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58
Where Is the Tower of London? • Amazon Business $5.45 1 $5.45
What Was the Bombing of Hiroshima? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Where Is Niagara Falls? • Amazon Business $5.05 1 $5.05
Where Are the Galapagos Islands? (Where Is?) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
What Was the Great Chicago Fire? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Where Is Alcatraz? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Where Is the Amazon? • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
Where Is the Great Wall? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Is the Eiffel Tower? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What Was the Berlin Wall? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Where Is Machu Picchu? • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99

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This project will reach 20 students.

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