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Mrs. Mansfield from McMinnville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Socail Studies: Learning About Our World!

My students need maps, books, a globe, and a dvd to help bring social studies to life!

  • $235 goal

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My Students

My school is special because of the students! I see 65 fourth graders every day and each one of them has a special gift. I have some that are ball players. I have some gymnasts. I have some high-level readers. I have some talented artists. I have some that are excellent public speakers. I have some that dance. I could go on and on. The point is that here in this little country school, all of our stars shine bright!

My Project

Social Studies is the focus of this project. Our school library has a few of each of the featured book series and they stay checked out! I know the kids will love reading these books. I also asked for the DVD of "Little House on the Prairie". Many of the students love the books but have never seen the show. Hard to believe, I know!

In addition to books, I am also requestioning a globe.

We don't have one in our classroom. Sometimes it is hard to show distances across an ocean on a flat map.

In the fourth grade, we focus quite a bit on the United States. For my hands-on learners, I thought the big maps would be great for several interactive activities.

Mrs. Mansfield
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 65 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Illuminated World Globe for Kids With Stand,Built in LED for Illuminated Night View • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
24x36 World Classic Elite Wall Map Mural Poster Laminated • Amazon Business $17.90 1 $17.90
Little House On The Prairie Season 1 Deluxe Remastered Edition [DVD] • Amazon Business $14.83 1 $14.83
You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Pioneer!: A Wilderness You'd Rather Not Tame • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Nurse During the American Civil War!: A Job That's Not for the Squeamish • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
24x36 United States, USA Classic Elite Wall Map Mural Poster (Paper Folded) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
You Wouldn't Want to Be Cleopatra! (Revised Edition) • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist! • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Civil War Soldier! • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96
Winter on the Farm (Little House Picture Book) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Going West (Little House Picture Book) • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
Who Was Ben Franklin? • Amazon Business $5.63 1 $5.63
A Little Prairie House (Little House Picture Book) • Amazon Business $5.06 1 $5.06
George Washington's Spies (Totally True Adventures) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse (Totally True Adventures): How the Red Sox Curse Became a Legend . . . • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Sacagawea? • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
What Was Pompeii? • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
Titanic Sinks! (Stepping Stone, paper) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61
The Curse of King Tut's Mummy (Totally True Adventures): How a Lost Tomb Was Found • Amazon Business $3.27 1 $3.27
Who Was Davy Crockett? • Amazon Business $2.97 1 $2.97

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