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Mrs. Weinzierl from Cheyenne WY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading About Our Real American Heroes

My students need 12 informational books about the U.S. military.

  • $333 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

So many Americans have devoted and often sacrificed their lives to keep our country free and safe. My students are in awe of these men and women and want to learn more about what they do at work.

My third-graders are working on becoming better readers and thinkers by reading a variety of books.

Many of my students are apprehensive about reading information books, because it is a new genre for them. As third-graders, they are required to be familiar with a variety of genres.

My Project

With these exciting new books about the different branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and the special divisions within each branch, my students will be motivated and excited to read, think, and learn. My students will activate and build their background knowledge, ask questions, practice monitoring for meaning, and determine importance, among other essential thinking skills.

Thank you in advance for your generosity and dedication to making my students better readers, deeper thinkers, and patriotic Americans!

I am grateful for people like you who care about our nation's future and who support the education of our future leaders!

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The U.S. Navy (Blazers U.S. Armed Forces Series) Matt Doeden, Barbara J. Fox • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51
The U.S. Marine Corps (U.S. Armed Forces Series) Matt Doeden, Barbara J. Fox • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51
The U.S. Army (Blazers U.S. Armed Forces Series) Matt Doeden, Barbara J. Fox • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51
The U.S. Air Force (Blazers U.S. Armed Forces Series) Matt Doeden, Barbara J. Fox • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51
The U.S. Coast Guard (Blazers, The U.S. Armed Forces Series) Carrie A. Braulick • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51
The Blue Angels Carrie A. Braulick • AKJ BOOKS $19.48 1 $19.48
The U.S. Navy SEALs (Blazers, The U.S. Armed Forces Series) Angie Peterson Kaelberer • AKJ BOOKS $19.48 1 $19.48
The U.S. Army Golden Knights Carrie A. Braulick • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51
U. S. Marine Expeditionary Units Carrie A. Braulick • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51
U. S. Army Special Operations Angie Peterson Kaelberer, Angie P. Kaelberer • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51
The U. S. Army Rangers Carrie A. Braulick, Barbara J. Fox • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51
The U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds Carrie A. Braulick • AKJ BOOKS $20.51 1 $20.51

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