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Ms. Stay from West Jordan UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Grit Reading

Help me give my students the ability to read and analyze college level material with books and mugs.

  • $821 goal

This project expired on May 17, 2022.

This project expired on May 17, 2022.

My Students

My students are fourteen-year-olds who are trying a college class (AP) for the first time. They are witty, kind, and inexperienced. They embrace challenge often having had an insufficient amount academically. They have profound gratitude for opportunities and for the adults in their lives who have sacrificed deeply to provide for them.

My Project

The books will be used to help students gain the personal relevance to global concepts covered in human geography including economic disparity, development, and tribalism. By teaching the skill of dialect journals, both low level readers and advanced readers better analyze content providing them a huge advantage from college texts to business emails.

The mugs will provide a creative keepsake for students who have successfully completed their first college class decorated with their single largest key takeaway.

Self reflection is a metacognitive skill that helps to integrate classroom knowledge with the whole child.

Ms. Stay
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 85 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Colorations Design Your Own Mugs, Great Craft Project for Kids, Create a Keepsake, 12 Mugs, Ideal Mothers Day or Fathers Day Gift, Birthday or Holiday, CanBbe Personalized & Individually Designed • Amazon Business $28.94 10 $289.40
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • Amazon Business $7.64 35 $267.40
The Pearl • Amazon Business $10.95 8 $87.60
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wall Art Prints - Gift for Women, Men, Lawyer, Attorney - Notorious RBG 8x10 Art Wall Decor, Room Decoration Poster Print for Home, Office, Apartment - Supreme Court Judge • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95

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