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Ms. Stentz from Lake Wales FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Understanding Civics

My students need Social Studies Resource Boxes, Our Government Book Series, and Grab & Play Social Studies Games to help them master the concepts presented.

  • $1,130 goal

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My Students

Have you ever asked a 3rd grade student if they've been to a different state or country? I have, and I know I want to expand my students' understanding of the world around them!

I teach at a Title I school where our students come from various neighborhood environments.

I have had the privilege of teaching 40 energetic students who have a thirst for learning. Some students in our school come with background knowledge of the world around them. Some come lacking an understanding of the world around them.

My Project

Creating an environment where my students can work together to help gain understanding of concepts is a goal in my classroom. My students need Social Studies Resource Boxes, Our Government Book Series, and Grab & Play Social Studies Games to help them master the concepts presented. The two different Social Studies Resource Boxes cover the different standards that my students are required to learn throughout the school year. These boxes include many hands-on elements that will strengthen my students' understanding of the different social studies concepts. The government books will be added into our community unit and our civics unit to help further understanding of how our government in the United States is set up. Finally, the Grab and Play Social Studies Set will be an additional resource to help students understand civics and social studies concepts throughout the year.

Each of these Resource Boxes will add additional materials to help my students master different civics concepts.

The replicas and reading materials will guide my students through the lesson and the concepts. The books offer pictures and descriptions that will help bring real-life concepts to life for my 3rd grade students. By implementing each of these items, the goal will be to help bring social studies to life for my students, opening doors of understanding and growth with these concepts.

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH170X - Social Studies Resource Boxes - Gr. 4-5 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $379.00 1 $379.00
EE230X - Social Studies Resource Boxes - Gr. 1-3 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $379.00 1 $379.00
FF770X - Grab & Play Social Studies Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $95.00 1 $95.00
DS851 - Our Government Book Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $63.50 1 $63.50

Materials cost

$916.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$960.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$169.46

Total project goal

$1,129.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,129.71

1 Donor

-$1,129.71

Donations toward project cost

-$960.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$169.46

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$0.00

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