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Mrs. Cooke from Linden MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Have Some Mapping Fun!

My students need books, games and resources to help out with our social studies curriculum. They need these things to help them learn the states and capitals and different facts about them.

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My Students

My thirty 4th grade students walk into my classroom every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. I teach in the Linden Community school district, 15 miles south of Flint, Michigan. My students come from a variety of backgrounds, but you would never know it when it comes to the start of our school day. They are growing and learning in this small rural, tight knit, school community that inspired me to be a teacher. They are dreamers, thinkers, talkers, and questioners. They are mini inspirations to themselves and others around them, even if they don't know it yet. They are budding ambassadors, world travelers, scientists, entrepreneurs, teachers...

They are our future and I want to give them a great start to their long successful career.

My Project

We would love to have some fun materials to practice numerous social studies skills. Geography and maps are a big skill for 4th grade social studies. I will be using these items to help my students learn states and capitals, as well as where continents are on a map.

These items will be used for fun, but students will be learning at the same time!

My students love hands-on learning and games, and they will be so excited to use these in our classroom.

We will be using the interactive map daily throughout social studies instruction. We will be using the games and books during recess and anytime we need to locate a continent, country or state.

Mrs. Cooke
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 35 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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World Map Kids Interactive Map of the World Touch Activated Fun and Educational Talking Map, Push-To-Talk Kids World Map Learn Over 1000 Facts and Quizzes About 92 Countries • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Jax Sequence States and Capitals • Amazon Business $40.00 1 $40.00
Electronic Kids Map of the United States - 500 Educational Facts & Quizzes About USA 50 States • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Game Zone Great States Geography Board Game • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
The 50 States: Explore the U.S.A. with 50 fact-filled maps! • Amazon Business $19.46 1 $19.46
Scrambled States of America Game Card Game • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
50 Cities of the U.S.A.: Explore America's cities with 50 fact-filled maps (The 50 States) • Amazon Business $12.38 1 $12.38
Scrambled States • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The 50 States: Fun Facts: Celebrate the people, places and food of the U.S.A! • Amazon Business $9.06 1 $9.06
The United States of America: A State-by-State Guide • Amazon Business $7.46 1 $7.46
Smart About the Fifty States: A Class Report (Smart About History) • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
States & Capitals Pocket Flash Cards • Amazon Business $4.45 1 $4.45

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