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Ms. Hanke from Rock Hill SC is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sparking a Revolution

My students need Revolutionary War texts to further inquiry, research, and study in reading, writing, and social studies.

  • $383 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

Classrooms that are student-centered are successful. I teach in a Title I school in Rock Hill, South Carolina where over 90% of my students receive free or reduced lunch. Much of our funding goes to providing our school's students with snacks for the weekend, wearable tennis shoes, or book bag and supplies needed to be successful. This leaves little room for individual classroom funding. Despite these hardships, my students come to school and work hard! I want to provide them with safe, positive ways to interact and take charge of their own learning.

My Project

Being a Title I school, my students don't have access to texts as much as other classrooms may. Having these materials will not only help with our learning this year, but for Revolutionary War studies for years to come. My students will use these text to conduct research, to have meaningful conversations about what they are reading and writing, and to spark their attention about the Revolutionary War. My students will complete various research and writing projects that exemplify all that they can learn from this multitude of resources you will be providing, resources that my students otherwise would not have access to.

Ms. Hanke
Grades 3-5

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Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales 3-Book Box Set • Amazon Business $24.28 1 $24.28
History Bytes: 37 People, Places, and Events that Shaped American History • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Great Battles for Boys: Bunker Hill to WWI • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Ben's Revolution: Benjamin Russell and the Battle of Bunker Hill • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Guts & Glory: The American Revolution • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
American Revolution (Magic Tree House, Research Guide) • Amazon Business $11.92 1 $11.92
The American Revolution for Kids: A History with 21 Activities (For Kids series) • Amazon Business $10.76 1 $10.76
How Did Tea and Taxes Spark a Revolution?: And Other Questions About the Boston Tea Party (Six Questions of American History) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution (The Thrifty Guides) • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93
Causes of the Revolution: Early America (Primary Source Readers) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Patriots and Redcoats: Stories of American Revolutionary War Leaders (The Revolutionary War) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Untold Story of the Battle of Saratoga: A Turning Point in the Revolutionary War (What You Didn't Know About the American Revolution) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
The Loyalists and the Patriots : The Revolutionary War Factions - History Picture Books | Children's History Books • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
The Split History of the American Revolution: A Perspectives Flip Book (Perspectives Flip Books) • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74
You Wouldn't Want to Be at the Boston Tea Party!: Wharf Water Tea You'd Rather Not Drink • Amazon Business $8.71 1 $8.71
Liberty!: How the Revolutionary War Began (Landmark Books) • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20
The Biggest Battles of the Revolutionary War (The Story of the American Revolution) • Amazon Business $8.10 1 $8.10
DK Eyewitness Books: American Revolution • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
A Picture Book of George Washington (Picture Book Biography) • Amazon Business $7.63 1 $7.63
The Revolutionary War (Cornerstones of Freedom) • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
A Picture Book of Paul Revere (Picture Book Biography) • Amazon Business $7.23 1 $7.23
If You Were a Kid During the American Revolution • Amazon Business $7.05 1 $7.05
At Battle in the Revolutionary War: An Interactive Battlefield Adventure (You Choose: Battlefields) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Boston Massacre (Graphic History) • Amazon Business $6.73 1 $6.73
The Boston Tea Party (Graphic History) • Amazon Business $6.70 1 $6.70
Let It Begin Here!: Lexington & Concord: First Battles of the American Revolution • Amazon Business $6.05 1 $6.05
The Creation of the U.S. Constitution (Graphic History) • Amazon Business $5.82 1 $5.82
Who Was Paul Revere? • Amazon Business $5.55 1 $5.55
Colonial America: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: Historical Eras) • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98
What Was the Boston Tea Party? • Amazon Business $2.67 1 $2.67

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