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Mrs. Keller from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Uprooted: The Japanese Internment

My students need poster-sized primary source documents about the Japanese Internment and a case to hold them.

  • $186 goal

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My Students

I’m the librarian at an urban middle school that serves a diverse population of close to 1,100 students.

We have a busy library in a Title I school that includes books, magazine, audio books, and of course, computers for student use.

The library is the hub of the school, where students can find material for pleasure reading, homework, and research/projects.

Our students work hard all day, following a rigorous curriculum. They are constantly challenged to learn and think and work so that they get good grades and make good high schools, which will lead them to good colleges.

My Project

Our 6th grade students are studying the Japanese Internment in their ELA class. The students have read The Bracelet, a short story by Yoshiko Uchida and have been delving into primary source documents from the era. To enhance the unit of study, we have created a gallery walk to do with the students. There are 5 self-paced learning stations, that use different modalities, both audio and visual for the students.

But our photo gallery is sorely lacking.

The large poster-sized photos we created don't have the same oomph as professional ones. If we could buy the Primary Source Set that already exists, we could hang it during our gallery walk and engage our students.

Mrs. Keller
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 400 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Japanese-American Internment: Life in the Camps • Jackdaw Publications $61.50 1 $61.50
15103-2001-Star Products Dura-Tote Portfolio - 26" x 20", Black • Blick Art Materials $9.79 2 $19.58
12 Pack Ipow Towel Clips Plastic-Jumbo Size,4 Fun bright colors - for Beach Chairs or Pool Lounges,Heavy Duty Clips to Keep Your Towels,Clothes,Quilt,Blanket from Blowing Away or Sliding Down • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Standard Shipping • Blick Art Materials $9.95 1 $9.95

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