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Mrs. Prevette from Winston Salem NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Who Was?

Help me give my students ability to learn about the life of others!

  • $433 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I live and teach in a rural area where the demographics vary greatly for each student in my county. We have students who have access to more than they need, students who don't have access to anything, and students who have just what they need.

Learning to teach and learn remotely has been a difficult transition for me and my students.

We aren't all online so each student's experience with remote learning is different. I have tried to reach all 84 of my students in one way or another whether it was passing out meals, reaching out by phone and email, or a handwritten letter.

Making learning and reading fun is of utmost importance to me right now. I want to keep my students actively engaged and continuing to learn. It is hard for me to not be with my student to keep them on task and motivated.

My Project

The students will be able to learn about the life of famous individuals whom they respect and admire. They will be able to stay engaged in a text that is interesting to them. They will also be able to read the text on their own because the text isn't too hard for a fifth-grader. Students will also have the ability, if they choose, to dress up like the person they read about and give a speech to their class either via Zoom or they can send a picture for us to see!

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Is Michael Jordan? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.49 30 $104.70
Who Was Marie Antoinette? • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Who Was Clara Barton? • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Who Was Claude Monet? • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Who Was Annie Oakley? • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Who Was Charles Darwin? • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Who Was Maria Tallchief? • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.80 3 $11.40
Who Was Jacqueline Kennedy? • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
Who Was Richard Nixon? • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98
Who Was Beatrix Potter? • Amazon Business $4.49 2 $8.98
Who Was Sam Walton? • Amazon Business $4.49 2 $8.98
Who Was John F. Kennedy? • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Who Was Andy Warhol? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Paul Revere? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Lucille Ball? • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Who Was Susan B. Anthony? • Amazon Business $5.60 1 $5.60
Who Was Harriet Tubman? • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58
Who Was Babe Ruth? • Amazon Business $5.58 1 $5.58
Who Is Jackie Chan? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Who Was Norman Rockwell? • Amazon Business $5.02 1 $5.02
Who Was Anne Frank? • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Who Was Queen Elizabeth? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Is Steven Spielberg? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Mister Rogers? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Bruce Lee? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Is Ralph Lauren? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $2.69 1 $2.69

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