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Ms. Kaplan from Highlands Ranch CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Need Outstanding World Literature

My students need 40 copies of Kite Runner, 30 copies of Red Scarf Girl, and 30 copies of Lolita.

  • $1,296 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My seniors in World Literature are great readers and writers. They would like to learn more about foreign cultures by reading works like The Kite Runner, Red Scarf Girl, and Lolita. I am committed to challenging them to analyzing history as well as historical perspectives as they read. My students are very curious about foreign cultures and enjoy doing creative writing too. I hope a donor will help me obtain more copies of these three novels so that I can further challenge the students to be great readers and writers. They will read, analyze, write essays and attempt to imitate the writing in these novels.

My Project

-My students have a thirst for reading and learning about history. The novels I have chosen will teach them about the history through detailed descriptions and events the authors portray.

- My students love reading and want more diverse literature.

I selected the novels based on the students' interests: politics, ethnic conflict, romance, war.

-My students are advanced readers and writers who want to be challenged and aren't afraid to tackle complex topics. We will write essays and articles about the books.

-In class, students will react to the literature and teach each other about the historical settings and characters.

-This kind of in-depth reading and writing will prepare them well for college English classes solidify their futures as critical thinkers.

Ms. Kaplan
Grades 9-12

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Kite Runner (10th Anniversary) • AKJ Education $11.68 40 $467.20
Lolita • AKJ Education $11.68 30 $350.40
Red Scarf Girl A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution • AKJ Education $5.83 30 $174.90

Materials cost

$992.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$63.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,100.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$194.28

Total project goal

$1,295.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,295.19

1 Donor

-$1,251.04

Donations toward project cost

-$1,100.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$150.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$44.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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