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

Reading About Courage

My students need one class set of I Am Malala, a study guide, and various books to study ancient civilizations.

  • $471 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers." by Charles William Eliot.

My classroom consists of a diverse group of middle school students with many different needs.

I am moving to a new school and teaching at new grade levels. As a special education teacher, it is my job to provide opportunities for all students to learn in different ways to meet their diverse learning needs. It is important that my instruction includes audio, visual, and kinesthetic aspects enabling all students to access information. And although my students have many learning challenges, they are eager to learn and become better students at math, science, social studies, and English language arts.

My Project

My students will be excited to read I AM MALALA. Malala's ability to overcome adversity and to make a name for the numerous women in Pakistan who cannot obtain an education, is motivating, powerful, and should be celebrated in classrooms around the world.

My students will gain a new appreciation for school and success after we complete our study unit on this novel.

On top of that, students will have access to new graphic novels and high interest reading of ancient civilizations as we take a journey through world history. History is a rollercoaster ride of thrills when looking at the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, and other ancient peoples.

My students have an opportunity to be change agents in the world by studying Malala and world history.

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) • AKJ Education $8.98 16 $143.68
Ancient World Cultures Book Set - 4 books • AKJ Education $29.16 1 $29.16
National Geographic Kids Everything Mythology • AKJ Education $9.48 3 $28.44
Treasury of Greek Mythology Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters • AKJ Education $18.21 1 $18.21
Treasury of Egyptian Mythology Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals • AKJ Education $18.21 1 $18.21
Graphic Classics: the Odyssey • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
Hercules The Twelve Labors: A Greek Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
Perseus The Hunt for Medusa's Head : A Greek Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
Thor & Loki In the Land of Giants: A Norse Myth • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
Isis & Osiris: To the Ends of the Earth • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
The Trojan Horse The Fall of Troy • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
I Am Malala Study Guide • Amazon Business $11.43 1 $11.43
King Arthur King Arthur: Excalibur Unsheathed • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53

Materials cost

$334.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$399.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.53

Total project goal

$470.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$470.19

1 Donor

-$470.19

Donations toward project cost

-$399.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.53

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$0.00

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