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Mrs. McAnarney from Mountain GRV MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pairing The Crucible With Contemporary Reads

Help me give my students high-interest titles to pair with "The Crucible" like Blacklisted!, How to Hang a Witch, and Witch Child.

  • $381 goal

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My Students

I teach in a small, rural community. Many are reluctant readers, but I think that is because they have not had the opportunity to explore literature that is interesting to them. They love reading "The Crucible" because of all the drama, and I want them to have an opportunity to grow and nurture that love of reading!

Over 62% of the students in my district qualify for free or reduced-price lunch.

Some of my students are college-bound, but some are looking to enter the work force right out of high school, or wish to attend a trade school.

My Project

I am fascinated with the idea of facilitating book clubs for my American Literature class, where we spend the majority of our year reading American classics. I want to give my students the opportunity to choose what they read and practice the strategies they will learn while reading "The Crucible" as a class.

Book clubs allow students to CHOOSE what they read from a selection of contemporary books that somehow relate to the classic book being studied.

Our unit will focus on theme, and I have chosen books that deal with similar themes from the play.

Mrs. McAnarney
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Blacklisted!: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment • Amazon Business $12.00 6 $72.00
How to Hang a Witch • Amazon Business $9.99 6 $59.94
Witch Child • Amazon Business $8.99 6 $53.94
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban • Amazon Business $8.76 6 $52.56
Witch-Hunt: Mysteries of the Salem Witch Trials • Amazon Business $8.39 6 $50.34

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