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Mrs. Henderson from Sugar Hill GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning from Leaders

My students need books and ereaders to read about famous heros and world leaders for biography projects.

  • $538 goal

This project expired on April 2, 2015.

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My Students

Who is your hero? I strive to inspire my students to learn from mistakes and successes of previous leaders, explorers, scientists, and adventurers to find their inspirations. We will read, research, and collaborate to complete projects while learning about our heroes!

I work with two groups of 5th graders in language arts that are eager to learn.

Many of my students are supported through special education and together we work on strengthen their abilities. In our classroom we work on building fluency, improving attention focus, strengthening work stamina, and loving learning. During our language arts block we work on reading a variety of texts, listening to audio lessons during classroom walks, and writing using information we acquire through what we read. Although I am not their social studies or science teacher, I integrate the social studies and science topics in our lessons.

My Project

Students will read biographies and complete a biography project that will culminate with a written report and an audio or video presentation. The series of books selected are of high interest to students and I would like them to read others biographies after the projects. Students will read 1 book as part of the project but will be encouraged to read all of the titles throughout the year. The books were selected to coordinate with our science and social studies curriculum.

We are inspired by others accomplishments and learn how we can make a difference in our own world.

I want my students to find a hero and be inspired to become the best they can be!

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

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This project will reach 54 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was Sally Ride? • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
Who Is Nelson Mandela? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Was Clara Barton? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Was Theodore Roosevelt? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Was Marie Curie? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Is Jane Goodall? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Was Robert E. Lee? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Was Alexander Graham Bell? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Is Neil Armstrong? • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
Who Was Louis Braille? • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
Who Was Jackie Robinson? • AKJ Books $4.37 3 $13.11
Roberto Clemente • AKJ Books $4.37 3 $13.11
Teddy Roosevelt: The People''s President • AKJ Books $2.91 4 $11.64
American Biographies: Neil Armstrong (eBook) • AKJ Books $8.99 1 $8.99
Science Readers: Life Science: Jane Goodall (eBook) • AKJ Books $8.99 1 $8.99
Primary Source Readers: Focus On Women in U.S. History: Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton: Early • AKJ Books $8.99 1 $8.99
Susan B. Anthony: Fighter for Women''s Rights • AKJ Books $2.91 3 $8.73
Neil Armstrong • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Picture book of Amelia Earhart • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Amelia Earhart • AKJ Books $4.34 1 $4.34
Who Was Franklin Roosevelt? Margaret Frith, John O''Brien (Il • AKJ Books $3.64 6 $21.84
National Geographic Readers: Nelson Mandela • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Time For Kids: Alexander Graham Bell Editors Of Time For Kid • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91

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