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Ms. Che from Union City CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Improving SAT and ACT College Readiness!

My students need SAT and ACT prep books to help them prepare for college entrance exams.

  • $193 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

A typical day in our classroom starts off with a timer running before the bell rings. The students walk in and start on their warmup without being prompted. When the timer rings, the class leader asks the students to rise and reads a quote to be repeated by the class. That's when I finally step in.

I teach Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 to 9th through 12th graders in a small "school within a school." The larger school is one of the largest in the nation, but we have created a small school environment so that students can feel part of a community from the very beginning.

My Algebra 1 students are a combination of first-time Algebra students to some who are taking the class for the third or fourth time. My Algebra 2 students are in their third year of math. Each student is given a Chromebook by the school, so we are integrating technology into the classroom.

My Project

Many of my students will be first generation college-bound students. Their families may not have the resources to purchase these books themselves, or may not realize the importance of studying for these tests.

Quite a few of my students would rather go to community college first and then transfer to a 4-year rather than worry about the SAT/ACT tests now, but I want to encourage them to try taking these tests to see if they can be admitted directly to the 4-year college of their dreams.

I am asking prep books to make them available in my classroom so that my students can study and do better on these important tests.

Ms. Che
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018: Official Practice Tests + 400 Bonus Questions Online • Amazon Business $21.41 3 $64.23
The Official SAT Study Guide, 2018 Edition (Official Study Guide for the New Sat) • Amazon Business $18.84 3 $56.52

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