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Mrs. Lansky from Germantown TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Novel Study for Gifted Students

My students need books for a novel study of "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Konigsburg, with a teacher guide and a pack of worksheets.

  • $213 goal

This project expired on May 1, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Literary junk food is fun, but let's check out work that won the Newbery Award. Who knows? One of these talented kids could be a future writer. We spend a lot of time developing writing skills, and I have found that the best way to learn to write is to read great literature.

My students will have just been identified as intellectually gifted.

This is their first chance to encounter work that goes beyond the third grade level in a class filled with students who all have special abilities. I want their introduction into the gifted classroom to be memorable with a novel that will get them charged and keep them motivated to learn. Unfortunately, many gifted students do not reach their full potential, yet these are the kids who hold the promise to lead the next generation.

My Project

In the novel, "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler," Claudia and Jamie run away from home and wind up living at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. There they are privy to the introduction of a new statue and immediately are suspicious of its authenticity. Rewards for this book include 1968 Newbery Medal; Library of Congress Children's Book of the Year; ALA Notable Children's Book. Student imaginations will be stretched as they decide what they would do in Claudia and Jamie's situation and predict what could happen next.

This project is important because gifted children have the potential to accomplish great tasks provided that we nurture their talents.

I hope that one day, each of my students will hold advanced degrees and better the world.

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler -Teachers Guide Grade • AKJ Books $10.46 1 $10.46
From The Mixed-Up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler • AKJ Books $6.10 20 $122.00
Student Pack-package of worksheets for From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler • AKJ Books $11.33 1 $11.33

Materials cost

$143.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$180.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.93

Total project goal

$212.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$212.88

8 Donors

-$206.71

Donations toward project cost

-$180.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.17

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$0.00

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