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Ms. Corman from San Jose CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Expand Young Minds

Help me give my students books to expand their minds through the lens of gender, race, and social class.

  • $675 goal

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My Students

My Advanced Placement (AP) English Language and Composition students are a diverse and energetic group. They are excited to learn--as their boisterous discussions on books demonstrate--and they thrive on challenging themselves.

They come from all backgrounds--low-socioeconomic, English learners, multiple races, to name a few--but they all share a love for learning, shooting their hands into the air, ready to add to the classroom discussion.

My Project

In March, my students will be undertaking a unit entitled "The Status of the American Dream." They will read, watch, and discuss materials from many lens (education, economic, race, gender, etc.) to understand how the American Dream shapes lives in the modern era.

These books will allow them to continue their learning at home and within smaller reading groups in the classroom where they will be able to form their own opinions and discuss them with their peers.

They will then use their learning toward a full-class seminar discussion that will eventually evolve into a research paper.

Ms. Corman
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
We Are Americans: Undocumented Students Pursuing the American Dream • Amazon Business $27.50 7 $192.50
Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America • Amazon Business $16.02 6 $96.12
The Working Poor: Invisible in America • Amazon Business $14.54 5 $72.70
How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America • Amazon Business $10.37 7 $72.59
Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation's Fight for Their American Dream • Amazon Business $16.00 2 $32.00

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