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Mrs. Ives from Lincoln NE is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Introducing International Students to the US Presidential Election

Help me give my students a working knowledge of the presidential election so they can have conversations in an academic setting.

  • $541 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work with students from all over the world. I love learning from them as much as I love teaching them.

My students come from all over the world and speak many different languages.

They all have one thing in common: they're learning English. I have students who already speak multiple languages, and this is adding to their linguistic repertoire.

Some of my students are in school for the first time- in high school no less- and are doing a fantastic job catching up to their peers.

My Project

In the first semester of the school year, students work on developing academic conversation skills. This works best when we have a topic which everyone has knowledge about. While they are reading this book they will engage in dialogue. We will read each chapter and then discuss and compare what is happening in the current election in small groups and as a class. Having background knowledge is so crucial when teaching conversation skills with an academic purpose and these books will allow my students to understand more about this important topic!

Mrs. Ives
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Is a Presidential Election?: with Activities, Stickers, and a Poster! (What Was?) • Amazon Business $7.99 50 $399.50

Materials cost

$399.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$459.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.08

Total project goal

$540.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$540.54

12 Donors

-$493.78

Donations toward project cost

-$421.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.57

match offer

-$45.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$38.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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