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Mr. Owen from West Jordan UT is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Visitors from the Distant Past

Help me give my students costumes for visitors from the time periods they will be studying

  • $944 goal

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My Students

My students are diverse learners with a large number of these students in our general education classes having Individualized Education Plans. We strive to include all students in all levels of classes. My students span all levels of learning, all levels of reading and writing abilities, as well as many different learning styles.

I strive to keep my classroom an environment of inquiry-based learning and discovery, and I am a promoter of inclusion in the general education classroom.

These students have many needs that are crucial to being successful adults. These students can accomplish so much with great teachers and great resources.

My Project

The 13 year old mind is an interesting place. They are conflicted about being a kid and being too cool. Because of their social development they are often afraid of what others will think when they speak out in class. This project is meant to get them out of their comfort zone, but with me putting myself out there. If I can put on a persona of these people from American History perhaps they will be more willing to put themselves out there.

When students know that you care enough to do something grand, they are more likely to listen and remember.

To some these may not sound like a typical history class, but the truth is that they will remember this more than the reading, quizzes, tests, or notes they take.

For students that wish to join in I have included period hats for students to try as well.

Mr. Owen
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 250 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Civil War Blue & Gray Kepis ~ 2 Adjustable Cotton Soldier Hats & Civil War Game Sheet • Amazon Business $16.95 10 $169.50
Toy Cubby Colonial Tricorn Hat - 17th Century Revolutionary War Pirate Hat Costume Accessory - Party Favor Dress up Hat - Single Pack - Black with Gold Trim • Amazon Business $7.49 20 $149.80
Alexanders Costumes Pilgrim Man, Black, Large • Amazon Business $60.92 1 $60.92
Colonial Mob/Mop Hat-Halloween Costume Accessory-White, one size • Amazon Business $7.33 8 $58.64
California Costumes Men's George Washington Costume, Blue/Tan, X-Large • Amazon Business $43.12 1 $43.12
Forum Novelties Union Officer Costume, Blue, One Size • Amazon Business $36.59 1 $36.59
California Costumes Men's Benjamin Franklin-Colonial Man-Adult Costume, Brown/Tan/Black, X-Large • Amazon Business $34.74 1 $34.74
Forum Novelties Men's Founding Father Patriotic Adult Costume, Black, Standard • Amazon Business $34.55 1 $34.55
California Costumes Men's Frontier Man-Davy Crockett-Adult Costume, Tan, X-Large • Amazon Business $31.89 1 $31.89
Forum Patriotic Party Collection Abraham Lincoln Costume, Black, Standard • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Beistle 60253 Adult King/Queen Robe, 4-Feet 4-Inch, color may vary • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Karlery Women and Men Long Wave Black Wig Halloween Costume Wig Anime Cosplay Wig • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Karlery Colonial Man Long Wave Gray Wig Halloween Costume Wig Anime Cosplay Wig (Gray) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Funny Party Hats Royal King’s Crown & Scepter - King Costume - Gold Costume Crown - Dress Up Accessories - 2 Pc • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Victorian Jabot & Cuffs Lace Colonial Costume Set • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Civil War Kepi Union Army Wool Hat Blue Lined US North (Hats size 57 cm) • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Rhode Island Novelty Faux Raccoon Tail Hat One Per Order • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
Forum Novelties Deluxe Colonial Tricorn Hat - Pirate Costume Hat - Black • Amazon Business $8.75 1 $8.75

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