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Mrs. Reynolds from Eagle Mtn UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Significant Short Stories

Help me give my students the gift of beautiful, relevant, intriguing short stories to study and analyze. With this gift, my classroom would receive a class set of the "America Street" and other short story anthologies.

  • $956 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach wonderful students of all levels and abilities, from college-driven honors students to students with special education needs. One of my biggest goals for every single one of my students is to place reading material into their hands that will excite, inspire, and encourage them.

My Project

With the current pandemic, it is sometimes easier and more reasonable for us to teach literary analysis and appreciation for excellent writing through works that are not always full-length novels. I personally love teaching short stories. A fantastic short story will feel relevant and engaging to students. It will be something memorable, thought-provoking and inspiring. I am on the search for truly fabulous short stories to teach with my students, and there are not as many as I would wish available on the public domain.

A class set of "America Street" - a beautiful short story anthology - will be ideal for achieving these goals.

I have also requested a couple copies of other short story anthologies - one for me and for students - to read through and use as I see fit with students who are learning online or in class. Each anthology I have requested I carefully chose after reading reviews. I made sure that the stories were age appropriate as well as represented a diverse sampling of authors.

Mrs. Reynolds
Grades 9-12

This project will reach 200 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories • Amazon Business $13.95 45 $627.75
The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories • Amazon Business $18.57 2 $37.14
There Is No Long Distance Now: Very Short Stories • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Up All Night: 13 Stories between Sunset and Sunrise • Amazon Business $14.79 2 $29.58
Fresh Ink: An Anthology • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
145th Street: Short Stories • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98

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