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Mr. Fort from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Non-Fiction Texts For Culture Building

My students need non-fiction texts to build discussions around culture, events, and information from around the world.

  • $221 goal

This project expired on May 17, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students thrive on strong conversation starters, conversations that are centered around world issues, tough topics, and current events. These resources will provide a team learning experience for my students through discussion, engagement, and activity.

My students, the 9-12th graders, are a small high school unit inside of a small K-12 free inner-city charter school in Indiana.

My students have high goals and aspirations and they aspire to accomplish them. My students have made the collective goal to be college and career ready by the time they graduate in the next 1-4 years (depending on their grade level). They all come from different backgrounds, different challenges, but all look forward to accomplishing their goals and dreams post high school.

My Project

These resources will serve many different purposes. Included in this project are non-fiction magazines, non-fiction books, and test prep materials. The reason this project is focused on non-fiction readings is because this allows students to stay current about what is happening in the world, develop opinions on issues, and have beneficial conversations centered around this.

Your donation to this project will help students see things they have never seen before, through different forms of publication, books, and other materials.

The resources in this project will drive discussions for students that are insightful, impacting, and enlightening in their journey to become better students and citizens everyday.

Mr. Fort
Grades 9-12
  • Fall Creek Academy
  • Indianapolis, IN
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Finding Oprah''s Roots: Finding Your Own Henry Louis Gates Jr • AKJ Books $14.76 1 $14.76
Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago • AKJ Books $11.84 1 $11.84
Lion Called Christian • AKJ Books $10.35 1 $10.35
Sacred Places of a Lifetime • AKJ Books $29.60 1 $29.60
Barron''s ACT English, Reading, and Writing Workbook • AKJ Books $11.09 1 $11.09
Picture These SAT Words in a Flash Philip Geer • AKJ Books $11.09 1 $11.09
Current Science (For Orders of only 1 Subscription) • Weekly Reader $27.97 1 $27.97
READ (For Orders of only 1 Subscription) • Weekly Reader $27.97 1 $27.97

Materials cost

$144.67

Vendor shipping charges

$5.59

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$187.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.08

Total project goal

$220.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$220.51

1 Donor

-$220.51

Donations toward project cost

-$187.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.08

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$0.00

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