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Ms. Doran from Alamo CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Narrative Nonfiction Book Clubs

Help me give my students non-fiction books that represent the range of student interests (e.g., sports, survival, strong women), so that they can immerse themselves in the history as they read!

  • 2 donors
  • $572 goal

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My Project

Reading is such an important part of 6th grade, and I am so glad to have such eager readers in my class. Throughout the year, we read all sorts of books, about so many different topics, which teach so many important skills. One of my favorite units of is our narrative non-fiction unit.

Students develop critical reading comprehension skills when they read nonfiction, including learning how to navigate more complex text and synthesize information, and developing background knowledge allows them to make connections across a variety of subject areas.

In this project, I have requested high-interest nonfiction books to use for our reading unit on narrative nonfiction. These books represent the range of student interests (e.g., sports, survival, strong women), their reading levels, and their own backgrounds. This way, I know I'll have the perfect book for each child. I've requested a few copies of each book, so that I'll be sure to have enough.

The ability to read and comprehend nonfiction is such an important skill. Thank you for helping me help my students master it!

Ms. Doran
Grades 6-8

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
True Rescue 6: Rescue of the Bounty (Young Readers Edition): Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy (True Rescue Series) • Amazon Business $17.99 8 $143.92
The Race of the Century: The Battle to Break the Four-Minute Mile (Scholastic Focus) • Amazon Business $15.99 8 $127.92
Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 8 $71.92
In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96

Materials cost

$411.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$37.67

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$485.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.69

Total project goal

$571.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$571.26

1 Donor

-$285.63

Donations toward project cost

-$242.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.84

match offer

-$285.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$242.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.84

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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