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Mrs. Weiler from Mackinaw IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lit Circle

Help me give my students more books to read that are more relevant to their lives.

  • $445 goal

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My Students

My students are learning to develop a love for reading and to build their identity as a reader, student, and person. They are developing critical skills that they will need for the rest of their lives. Being from a small town, sometimes it is hard for them to see the opportunities to do these things, especially without the right tools. It is my job to make sure they have those tools and opportunities and to grow and develop in and out of the classroom.

My Project

Currently, students' book options for literature circles are extremely limited; they are outdated and hard to connect to. By updating the books for my students to read, they will be better able to understand literature and they will be able to have some deeper conversations about the literature as well as their lives.

Students will use these books to discuss and understand necessary literature elements, but these books will also serve as a starting point for class discussions.

With these new books, students will be able to reach deeper levels of understanding about literature as well as themselves, which is not possible given their current literature choices.

Mrs. Weiler
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 75 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stargirl • AKJ Education $5.83 30 $174.90
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: The Lightning Thief • AKJ Education $5.59 30 $167.70

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