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Ms. Dicharry from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Clubs Entertain and Engage

My students need 10 sets of popular novels for book clubs in my English Language Arts class.

  • $402 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are eager leaners! Nothing excites them as much as a game, an activity, or a project.

My students are a very enthusiastic and diverse group of sixth graders.

They come from all over our city from many different elementary schools. They love to talk and write and get involved in different kinds of activities.

Many of my students have special needs, are still learning English, or are concrete and tactile learners. Game play is an exciting avenue for content introduction.

My Project

My students have a great love of reading, but we need to push ourselves into more complex thinking around literary themes and characters. One superb way to move towards this goal will be to have them participate in scaffolded book clubs.

Research supports having students read as much as possible.

This gift will make that happen. I have visions of my students using literature to not only learn how to analyze characters and other elements of fiction but also to build their love of reading and stories.

Well-loved literature has immense potential and value for students all over the world. I want to give that to my students.

Ms. Dicharry
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 85 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.69 4 $42.76
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $6.56 5 $32.80
American Born Chinese • AKJ Education $8.02 4 $32.08
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children • AKJ Education $7.55 4 $30.20
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone • AKJ Education $6.98 4 $27.92
Hatchet • AKJ Education $6.56 4 $26.24
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: The Lightning Thief • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
Stone Fox: 30th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $4.92 4 $19.68

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