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Mrs. Ridley from Crossville TN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Social Studies Materials

My students need resources to meet the new TN State Social Studies standards. The Resource box and libraries will help the students have hands on learning.

  • $295 goal

This project expired on November 2, 2015.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Please help make our classroom adventure together more exciting with these great resources that will capture their imaginations. The boxes provide articles at their level which still teach American History as we remember. These resources will bring learning to life and extend their thinking.

We are a low income school with many needs including resources.

With new standards hitting the state, resources need to be updated. My students have a desire to learn, but we need exciting ways to drive instruction. Our school could use extra hands on activities to meet the needs of all learners.

My Project

My students need resources to meet the new TN State Social Studies standards. The Resource box and libraries will help the students have hands on learning. With these resources, my students will be able to work with their small groups, independently read and respond, and take American History into their own hands. This will give the children opportunities to reenact, learn, listen, and share their ideas in a fun way. This will also help enrich students who can take the material to a higher level.

This project will change the culture of history in our classroom.

It will bring the past to life, and help the students understand at their own level. This will also give students the chance to choose reading materials to support what we are learning.

Mrs. Ridley
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH571 - Explorers Literature Library - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $48.50 2 $97.00
HH171 - Explorers Resource Box - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
HH574 - American Revolution Literature Library - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $40.50 1 $40.50

Materials cost

$217.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$250.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.25

Total project goal

$295.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.00

8 Donors

-$153.00

Donations toward project cost

-$130.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.95

match offer

-$142.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$120.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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