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Mr. Betesh from Danbury CT is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Rome Wasn't Built in a Day

My students need project supplies to complete a Project Based Learning assignment on Ancient Rome.

  • $160 goal

This project expired on August 11, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in an urban public school with over 900 students. The students in our school come from very diverse backgrounds and cultures. There are over 15 different languages spoken in the homes of our students including Spanish, Portuguese, Khmer, and Vietnamese. Over 60% of our students’ homes do not speak English as their primary language and 25% of our student population receives ESL services.

Our middle school is classified as a Title I school and over 70% of our students receive free/reduced lunch.

Our school is part of the District Reference Group "H," which is the second lowest socioeconomic level a school can be placed in. Despite these economic barriers, our students strive for academic achievement. Our school community promotes our unique diversity and encourages students to reach their maximum learning potential.

My Project

Over the next few months my students will be working in groups to complete a Project Based Learning (PBL) assignment on ancient Rome. Students will be analyzing sources, finding credible evidence, and ultimately designing/creating a tri-board that displays all of their research. Students will be researching topics such as Julius Caesar, the Colosseum, gladiators, the Roman emperors, the Roman Republic, and much more!

This PBL assignment is student-centered and will encourage students to be creative, collaborate with their peers, and communicate effectively.

My students will be analyzing the rise and fall of the Roman Empire while also learning essential skills that will assist them in their future endeavors.

The requested supplies will greatly benefit my students and their projects. With these project supplies students will be able to design and create a professional style tri-board presentation. My students will be presenting these projects to their peers, teachers, administrators, and important community members. These supplies will help my students feel confident and proud of their tri-board as they present their findings. Help us "build" Rome with these important supplies!

Mr. Betesh
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $16.85 1 $16.85
Sharpie 1949557 Color Burst Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24-Count • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Sharpie 1884739 Permanent Markers Fine Point Black - 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $14.84 1 $14.84
Ultimate Sticker Book: Ancient Rome (Ultimate Sticker Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Duck Brand Matte Finish Invisible Tape Refill for Dispenser, 10 Rolls, Each Roll 3/4-Inch x 1000 Inches for 10000 Total Inches • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Crayola Different Colored Pencils, 100 Count, Adult Coloring • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Pacon 6555 Rainbow Super Value Construction Paper Ream, 45 lb, 9 x 12, Assorted, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $10.09 1 $10.09
TecUnite 26 Pieces Alphabet Stencils Set Plastic Letter Stencils for Painting Learning, DIY Craft Decoration • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$104.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.95

Total project goal

$159.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.69

1 Donor

-$135.74

Donations toward project cost

-$135.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.95

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$0.00

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