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Mrs. W. from Sanford NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We're Globally Aware in 4th Grade!

Help me give my students a globally aware classroom through the use of text and hands-on materials like maps and flags!

  • $237 goal

This project expired on January 28, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the most lively, dedicated, hard-working and inquisitive group of kids and I love seeing them experience new things through their own self-guided curiosity and commitment! Their determination and hard work not only inspires each other but also inspires me every day to become a better teacher.

I cannot wait to see what we can accomplish this upcoming school year and I truly believe we've only scratched the surface of what these kids can do.

When you have hard working, loving, intelligent kids with the most amazing work ethic, what can they not accomplish?

My Project

My school's goal this year is to become more globally aware. Therefore, I want to make my classroom an area that is rich in culturally diverse materials, including books and globes. I want my students to be knowledgeable on the different cultures in the world and understand how to be tolerant of them.

My fourth graders have been assigned 'Asia' to explore and learn about throughout this year.

Our goal is to find connections between our North Carolina curriculum and the culture of Asia. By doing this, we are creating children who will grow up recognizing, understanding and appreciating cultural differences. The process of creating globally aware children needs to start as soon as possible and these books, maps, and flags will contribute to that by providing a culturally rich 'Asia Corner' in our classroom.

Mrs. W.
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sauder Beginnings 3-Shelf Bookcase, Highland Oak • Amazon Business $36.58 1 $36.58
G2Plus International Flags, 164 Feet 8.2'' x 5.5'' World Flags, 200 Countries Olympic Flags Pennant Banner for Bar, Party Decorations, Sports Clubs, Grand Opening, Festival Events Celebration • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Asia Wall Map GeoPolitical Edition by Swiftmaps (18x22 Laminated) • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
I See the Sun in China • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
I See the Sun in Afghanistan • Amazon Business $10.82 1 $10.82
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
My Name Is Yoon • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Great Wall of Lucy Wu • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Pangda 16 Inch Inflatable Globe Inflatable World Globe Beach Ball Globe for Educational Beach Playing, Colorful (2) • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
I Live in Tokyo • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Who Is Malala Yousafzai? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Gandhi? • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Where Is Mount Everest? • Amazon Business $5.75 1 $5.75
Where Is the Great Wall? • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11

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