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Ms. Lucas from Chicago IL is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

US History: Truth and Media

Help me give my students an opportunity to think critically about historical film!

  • $810 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In our school, we are incredibly lucky to have students from all backgrounds and neighborhoods of our sprawling metropolis. This diversity creates a rich classroom environment which challenges and enriches student learning. This year, we hope to expand opportunities to explore and connect education with experiences outside of the classroom. This requires money that is rather scarce given educational funding.

Our students are creative, inquisitive and passionate about history, especially when they can connect it to their own lives.

We hope that we can continue to grow this love of history by venturing out into our own, rich city. Thanks for any and all support!

My Project

Our students have grown up in the age of media: social, film, and news. With this overload of information, students must develop the skills to think critically about what they are presented in these formats. Harriet, a film about Harriet Tubman, is being released just at the beginning of our unit on the Civil War.

This is the perfect opportunity for our bright, curious students to practice critical literacy skills with a type of source they see all around them.

Our students truly shine when given the opportunity to connect their content to wider life skills and the world around them. Thank you for your support!

Ms. Lucas
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Transportation First Student, Inc. $648.00

Trip cost

$648.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$687.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$121.36

Total project goal

$809.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$809.08

1 Donor

-$800.26

Donations toward project cost

-$687.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$112.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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