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Mrs. Foster from Raleigh NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Various Perspectives of the Revolutionary War

Help me give my students additional nonfiction, literary, and poetry books to support our unit on the Revolutionary War.

  • $180 goal

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My Students

I have an amazing group of 4th graders. They come into my classroom every day, eager to learn, ready to take on new and challenging tasks, and excited for what is in store.

My fabulous 4th graders come to school each and every day excited to research topics of interest based on their own uniqueness.

These eager students come from a diverse group of cultural, economic, and academic backgrounds. We work in a class community where most households have two working parents.

My Project

In an upcoming literacy unit, my fourth graders will be asked: "How does one's perspective influence his or her opinion?". The focus will be on building background knowledge about the Revolutionary War and the different perspective of colonists.

These books will help students develop an understanding of the significant ideas and values at the heart of the American Revolution, what drove the colonists to seek independence, and how the conflict between England and the colonists ultimately influenced change in our country.

Throughout our unit of study, students will write opinion pieces from the patriot and loyalist perspectives, outlining reasons colonists should join the patriot and loyalist cause. As a culminating activity, students will synthesize what they have learned and discuss whether they would have supported the American Revolution if they had lived during colonial times.

Mrs. Foster
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
George vs. George The Revolutionary War as Seen by Both Sides • AKJ Education $8.99 2 $17.98
America's Black Founders Revolutionary Heroes and Early Leaders With 21 Activities • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
Independent Dames What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Aaron and Alexander • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Sophia's War A Tale of the Revolution • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
Boys of Wartime: Daniel at the Siege of Boston, 1776 • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales One Dead Spy • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
George vs. George The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14
Let It Begin Here! Lexington & Concord: First Battles of the American Revolution • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56

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