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Mrs. Adamiszyn from N Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

History Has Its Eyes On You: A Colonial Classroom Library

My students need a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles that feature what it was like during colonial times in America! Having many books on this topic will make history come alive!

  • $594 goal

This project expired on September 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a great group of students from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds in a Title 1 school in North Las Vegas. It is important to me to expose them to high-quality literature, immerse them in figurative language and complex vocabulary, grow their critical-thinking skills, and instill in them a love of reading.

They take pride in their hard work and understand that when we challenge ourselves to take on new and complex tasks, that is when we learn the most!

My Project

As a Hamilton musical loving teacher, lyrics run through my head all day long with one in particular being, "There's a million things I haven't done! Just you wait!" Teachers often struggle with fitting everything in that needs to be taught and one of the subjects that can fall by the wayside is history. What better way to ensure it isn't left out? Integrating history and reading!

This project requests fiction and nonfiction books on the colonial time period of American history at a variety of levels.

My wish is to use some of the titles for whole group instruction, some of the titles for small group differentiated instruction, and provide the rest of the titles for students to self-select for their independent reading. By immersing my students in literature on this subject, I hope to make the colonial era come alive, foster interest in American history, and help my students become strong readers!

Mrs. Adamiszyn
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
George Washington's Socks (Time Travel Adventure) • Amazon Business $4.93 35 $172.55
George vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides • Amazon Business $6.95 20 $139.00
John, Paul, George & Ben • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
DK Eyewitness Books: American Revolution • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist! • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
Alexander Hamilton: the Outsider • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
The Dreadful, Smelly Colonies: The Disgusting Details About Life in Colonial America (Disgusting History) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
If You Were a Kid in the Thirteen Colonies • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
If You Were a Kid During the American Revolution • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
What Was the Boston Tea Party? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Paul Revere? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
King George: What Was His Problem?: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You About the American Revolution • Amazon Business $5.68 1 $5.68
Who Was Ben Franklin? • Amazon Business $5.63 1 $5.63
Who Was George Washington? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Alexander Hamilton? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Betsy Ross? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Abigail Adams? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Is the Declaration of Independence? (What Was?) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Thomas Jefferson? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Revolutionary War on Wednesday (Magic Tree House (R)) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
American Revolution: A Nonfiction Companion to Revolutionary War on Wednesday (Magic Tree House Research Guide Series) • Amazon Business $4.76 1 $4.76
National Geographic Kids Readers: Alexander Hamilton (L3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Alexander Hamilton: From Orphan to Founding Father (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$433.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$504.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.95

Total project goal

$593.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$593.01

2 Donors

-$543.01

Donations toward project cost

-$461.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.45

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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