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Ms. Warren from Alexandria VA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Roman Houses for Sale!

Help me give my students the supplies to create an advertisement to sell an ancient Roman house! The basic supplies are the poster board and construction paper to make a 3-D house.

  • $228 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Latin I and Latin II to students in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades at Francis C. Hammond Middle School in Alexandria, VA. My students are highly motivated to learn the Latin language, a challenging subject! Besides learning the basics of Latin grammar (do you remember amo, amas, amat?) I teach my students all aspects of Roman daily life. The students study the Latin language and Roman culture and understand that the Greco-Roman World has profoundly influenced Western Civilization. Latin is a subject worth their time and effort.

My school has a very diverse study body.

Students at Hammond are proud of the countries they represent and are also extremely interested in learning about other cultures. Hammond is a Title I school that has a free/reduced lunch rate for over three quarters of its students. I provide many of my students’ basic supplies such as binders, paper, supply cases, and pens for use in the classroom. The students complete amazing projects in class that relate to the stories we translate. They have made cartoons, beautiful maps, and created family trees of the Olympian gods.

My Project

The resources will go toward the students creating a 2-D and 3-D ancient Rome home. The poster board will serve as the foundation for the house and infrastructure, such as roads and sidewalks. The walls, roof, and columns of the house will be made out of sturdy construction paper glued together. Students will label the rooms with markers.

My project will relate to the Latin stories the class is reading in which Roman houses are described.

Several of the chapters in the textbook we use have stories in which the characters are located in specific rooms; for example the tablinum (study) or the garden (hortus). The project will serve to help students understand the basic layout of a Roman house and how people functioned in the rooms.

Ms. Warren
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MARKER MR SKETCH SCENTED SET OF 12 • School Specialty $8.44 4 $33.76
PENCILS COLORED SCHOOL SMART SET OF 12 • School Specialty $1.40 15 $21.00
BOARD WHITE POSTER 22X28 PACK OF 25 SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $20.09 1 $20.09
SCISSORS STAINLESS STEEL 7 IN SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $3.76 5 $18.80
GLUE ALL NOW STRONGER FORMULA ELMERS 1.25 OZ • School Specialty $1.48 12 $17.76
BOARD RAILROAD 22X28 WHITE SCHOOL SMART 6PLY PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $13.41 1 $13.41
CONST PPR 18X24 ASSORTED SUNWORKS PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $10.22 1 $10.22
CONST PPR 18X24 ASSORTED SUNWORKS PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $4.96 1 $4.96
CONST PPR 12X18 ASSORTED SUNWORKS PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $4.96 1 $4.96
CONST PPR 9X12 ASST RIVERSIDE 50 SHTS • School Specialty $1.70 1 $1.70

Materials cost

$146.66

Vendor shipping charges

$14.67

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$193.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.15

Total project goal

$227.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$227.68

5 Donors

-$219.75

Donations toward project cost

-$193.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.93

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$0.00

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