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

Making American History Come Alive!

Help me give my students access to American History through 27 of best selling historical fiction titles.

  • $1,602 goal

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My Students

I work in a very active fifth grade classroom. I work hard to ensure that all my students develop and help to foster their growth. They require differentiated instruction tailored to their own distinctive learning abilities. They come to school each day ready to learn and yearning for engaging high-interest activities.

My students come from a small town, empowered by many military families.

They are doers, thinkers, creators and a true inspiration to me. Each year I welcome the relationships we create in our room that last well beyond the year they are with me. They make me a better teacher with their questions, interests, and passions.

My Project

Many Americans vaguely remember social studies class...the memorizing of facts, the timelines and the myriad of names can be daunting at best. My goal is to make American History make our great nation's history come alive within the four walls of my classroom.

By contributing to this project, you will be inspiring students to witness history unravel on page after page of 27 of the best selling historical fiction books.

Making connections is the key to true understanding. With access to some of the most important historical events of the past my students are destined to never forget...never repeat...and make the world a better place.

Mrs. Chancey
Grades 3-5

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Prisoner B-3087 • Amazon Business $14.73 6 $88.38
Resistance • Amazon Business $13.69 6 $82.14
The Girl in the Torch • Amazon Business $13.29 6 $79.74
Allies • Amazon Business $12.99 6 $77.94
Life Behind the Wall: Candy Bombers, Beetle Bunker, and Smuggler's Treasure • Amazon Business $11.61 6 $69.66
Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II • Amazon Business $10.99 6 $65.94
Refugee • Amazon Business $9.74 6 $58.44
Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp • Amazon Business $9.30 6 $55.80
Night (Night) • Amazon Business $8.48 6 $50.88
Bud, Not Buddy • Amazon Business $7.99 6 $47.94
Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" • Amazon Business $7.99 6 $47.94
Emma's New Beginning (U.S. Immigration in the 1900s) • Amazon Business $7.95 6 $47.70
Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog • Amazon Business $7.60 6 $45.60
The Mighty Miss Malone • Amazon Business $7.54 6 $45.24
Making Bombs for Hitler • Amazon Business $7.35 6 $44.10
Macaroni Boy • Amazon Business $6.99 6 $41.94
Rose's Journal: The Story of a Girl in the Great Depression • Amazon Business $6.99 6 $41.94
To Kill a Mockingbird, 50th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $6.99 6 $41.94
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • Amazon Business $6.39 6 $38.34
All Quiet on the Western Front: A Novel • Amazon Business $5.93 6 $35.58
Number the Stars • Amazon Business $5.79 6 $34.74
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $5.29 6 $31.74
Maniac Magee • Amazon Business $4.69 6 $28.14
A Night Divided (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $4.39 6 $26.34

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