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Ms. Oals from Aldie VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Nonfiction Tastes Good!

My students need nonfiction books to use in our book tasting! They will get a chance to win these books once the book tasting is over. The goal is for students to become excited about books!

  • $360 goal

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My Students

Our school strives to help students become well-rounded citizens by using 21st century interdisciplinary themes within our curriculum. Technology is integrated into the classroom on a daily basis and is a very important part of today's society.

My students are creative, problem-solvers who are beginning to use a variety of tools to differentiate their learning experiences.

They are expected to work through challenges, learn every day and build a growth mindset.

As a grade level, our goal is to provide all students access to technology, books, and materials that can enhance their learning. and donors like you help us make this goal possible. Thank you for making a difference in our classroom and in our learning.

My Project

Students will experience a small class transformation! They will learn in a restaurant for the day. These books will help them complete a nonfiction book tasting and to continue working on nonfiction text structures.

Students will find their purpose of reading while "tasting" nonfiction books.

They will choose books from the menu to "taste" and will learn about reading for a purpose. I have chosen non-fiction books that students will be excited about. Thies excitement will help kick off the nonfiction unit for our class. Students will work through text structure, informational writing, summarizing and main ideas. We need to add some excitement to nonfiction reading for students to start progressing with real world texts.

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Zippered Pencil Pouches by School Smarts - 3 Ring Pencil Case with Mesh and plastic window. Huge 30 Pack with a Variation of 6 Bright Colors.. • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Astrobrights Cardstock - Bright 50, 8.5 x 11 in • Amazon Business $14.78 2 $29.56
Big Book of WHY: Revised and Updated (A TIME For Kids Book) (TIME for Kids Big Books) • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Discovery Channel Sharkopedia: The Complete Guide to Everything Shark • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars • Amazon Business $12.52 1 $12.52
Child's Introduction to the Night Sky: The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations--and How You Can Find Them in the Sky (Child's Introduction Series) • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
Big Book of WHY Sports (Sports Illustrated Kids Big Books) • Amazon Business $11.65 1 $11.65
Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports • Amazon Business $11.65 1 $11.65
Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
Case Closed?: Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science • Amazon Business $11.02 1 $11.02
Boys Who Rocked the World: Heroes from King Tut to Bruce Lee • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents (Kid Legends) • Amazon Business $9.76 1 $9.76
Kid Authors: True Tales of Childhood from Famous Writers (Kid Legends) • Amazon Business $9.12 1 $9.12
Blue Double Raffle Ticket Roll 2000 • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet (2nd Revised Edition) • Amazon Business $8.52 1 $8.52
Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women • Amazon Business $8.33 1 $8.33
How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons: Learn how to design and code your very own computer game (Super Skills) • Amazon Business $8.22 1 $8.22
Lost in the Amazon (Lost #3): A Battle for Survival in the Heart of the Rainforest • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Animal Grossology: The Science of Creatures Gross and Disgusting • Amazon Business $7.42 1 $7.42
Scholastic Year in Sports 2018 • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
The Best Book of Sharks • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
Game On! 2018: All the Best Games: Awesome Facts and Coolest Secrets • Amazon Business $6.34 1 $6.34
I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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