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Ms. Menifield from Southaven MS is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What’s Stopping You?

Help me give my students books on diversity and overcoming obstacles, helping them see how the stand others took shaped their future.

  • $350 goal

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My Students

My students are truly an amazing group that is eager to learn. I feel that they absolutely love learning and strive to do their best daily. However, their level of learning and individual learning struggles make it difficult for them to achieve their learning goal.

In our classroom, a variety of learning strategies and learning options are incorporated into our daily routine to ensure that each student's needs are met because it is imperative that they have the best educational experience that they can imagine.

It is truly a blessing to engage and interact with such an amazing group of students.

My Project

For this project I am requesting books on diversity and overcoming obstacles. The materials selected for this project will be used to inspire and encourage my students to work with fidelity; to use their mind to inspire greatness.

We remember our History for learning, teaching, inspiring, and growing!

Therefore, I am creating this project to use the listed books to do just that. During the month of February, as we study black history, I would like to encourage my students to create something great. The books will be placed in our reading center in a special place for easy access. Daily, I will highlight one of the books for inspiration. During center time, or if students prefer working at home, they will use materials available to them to create a useful item. Students will think about inventors in the past and their purpose. At the end of February, students will display their projects with a short bio about them, the project, and its purpose.

Ms. Menifield
Grades 3-5

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Little People BIG DREAMS Black Voices Set • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $24.00 1 $24.00
History Year by Year: The History of the World, from the Stone Age to the Digital Age • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
Have You Thanked an Inventor Today? • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Fearless Trailblazers 11 Latinos Who Made US History • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $18.00 1 $18.00
Be Bold Be Brave 11 Latinas Who Made US History • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $18.00 1 $18.00
Where Are You From • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $16.00 1 $16.00
Stephen Curry: The Children's Book: The Boy Who Never Gave Up • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
The People Remember • Amazon Business $14.40 1 $14.40
The 1619 Project: Born on the Water • Amazon Business $13.41 1 $13.41
Timelines from Black History: Leaders, Legends, Legacies • Amazon Business $13.30 1 $13.30
Last Stop on Market Street • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $13.00 1 $13.00
Daddy's Arms • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Change Sings • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $12.00 1 $12.00
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $10.40 1 $10.40
Herstory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World (Stories That Shook Up the World) • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
The ABCs of Black History • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $10.00 1 $10.00
Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels (Biography Books for Kids, Feminist Books for Girls) • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79

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