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Ms. Monaco from Glastonbury CT is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Nonfiction Books Are a Real Need

Help me give my students more nonfiction books about interesting topics, historical events, and people. These will be used for small nonfiction book groups and our nonfiction writing unit as well.

  • $208 goal

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My Students

My creative students come to sixth grade with a wide variety of reading levels and interests. Some are enthusiastic readers looking for challenge and variety. Some are reluctant readers who are looking for that just right book that will pique their interest.

My 6th graders are eager to get the most out of their English block periods, especially during independent reading time, but, thankfully, I have many different readers in my classroom who all are looking for and need different things.

My Project

Although most of my students do tend to read fiction when they have the choice, there are those who like reading about real events and real people. I wish I had more to offer on the nonfiction side of my classroom library.

It might inspire more students to read nonfiction if there were a greater variety of books to choose from with a greater variety of reading levels.

I think having some of the Who Is?/What Is? series and the Totally True Adventures series as part of our classroom books will allow more students to read and discuss books together.

Ms. Monaco
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Totally True Adventures (6 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $24.64 1 $24.64
Balto and the Great Race (Totally True Adventures) • AKJ Education $4.37 5 $21.85
Who Is George Lucas? • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
Where Is Alcatraz? • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
Who Is Malala Yousafzai? • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
What Was D-Day? • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
The True Cost of Food • AKJ Education $7.99 2 $15.98
Interrupted Journey • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66

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