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Mrs. Hurtado from Whittier CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

People of History and Pop Culture

My students need biography books of historical and pop culture people.

  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Thirty students make up our Fourth Grade class. They are hard workers, respectful, and eager to learn. We set the academic bar high and they rise to the occasion; with some surpassing the set goal.

We are a Title I school using technology and empowering our students.

The students thrive on taking charge of their own learning, creating projects, and discussing various events that are happening at our school. We show a love for reading, and our reading levels increase!

My Project

The "Who Was/Who Is" books are a biography series that cover the lives of famous people in history: presidents, engineers, inventors, writers, artist, and those who changed the world.

These biography books will expose my students to people they may or may not have heard of.

The stories they will read will take them all over the world, to various time periods, and expose them to a world that they never knew about.

The purpose of these books is to have the students do a research project where they present their person and explain to their classmates everything they learned about that person's life. Each student will create a mini book and have it on display for Open House.

Mrs. Hurtado
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was Joan of Arc? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Maya Angelou? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Is Pele? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Milton Hershey? • Amazon Business $5.74 1 $5.74
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
Who is J.K. Rowling? • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Cesar Chavez? • Amazon Business $5.27 1 $5.27
Who Was Steve Jobs? • Amazon Business $5.13 1 $5.13
Who Was King Tut? • Amazon Business $5.13 1 $5.13
Who Was Ben Franklin? • Amazon Business $5.11 1 $5.11
Who Was Dr. Seuss? • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Who Was Albert Einstein? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was Alexander Hamilton? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Was George Washington? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Is Wayne Gretzky? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.76 1 $4.76
Who Was George Washington Carver? • Amazon Business $4.53 1 $4.53
Who Is George Lucas? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.44 1 $4.44
Who Is Dolly Parton? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
Who Is Steven Spielberg? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $4.22 1 $4.22
Who Was Elvis Presley? • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97
Who Was Henry Ford? • Amazon Business $2.96 1 $2.96
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? • Amazon Business $2.73 1 $2.73
Offistamp Refill for Accustamp and Offistamp, Red, 0.3 oz. • Staples Advantage $2.69 1 $2.69

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