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Ms. Siddiqui from Phoenix AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

1960's Plays are Groovy

My students need 20 copies of "Rosencrantz and Guilderstern are Dead" by Tom Stoppard.

  • $334 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Every day, I come to work and see hundreds of kids walking from their homes from the community into school. Every day I see students walking from the bus stop because they have taken a two hour bus ride just to get to school. Every day, I realize how amazing the students I teach are.

There are three words that I can use to describe my students: intelligent, enduring, and inspiring.

Due to their low income and ethnic background, my students have low confidence in their performance; but I know better. I have seen them rise to the occasion and excel every time I have introduced a challenge.

My Project

Academic Decathlon is such an amazing opportunity for students to expand their thinking surrounding a specific topic; this coming year, the topic is the 1960's. In addition, students have a difficult time relating to Shakespearean works of literature; most collegiate literature programs require the skills to dissect plays and discuss.

Students are fortunate to have the opportunity to combine the coming year's topic of the 1960's to Shakespeare through "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" by Tom Stoppard.

With a book study that makes Shakespeare more relatable, students will not only gain the understanding of Shakespearean themes and symbols, but the skills necessary for college literature classes.

Ms. Siddiqui
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead • AKJ Education $11.68 20 $233.60

Materials cost

$233.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.70

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.08

Total project goal

$333.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$333.88

6 Donors

-$333.88

Donations toward project cost

-$283.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.08

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$0.00

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