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Ms. Seal from Gulfport MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lord of the Flies for Advanced Sophomores

Help me give my students new copies of the classic novel Lord of the Flies!

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the kindest, most determined, hardest working people I know. Many of them face great adversity in their homes and in their daily lives, yet they come to school each day willing to learn and to do their best. I love my students more than I can explain and once they have been in my class, they are forever "my kids."

Because of my love for my students, I'm tough on them, but they rise to each and every challenge set before them.

They are tough, strong-willed and determined and I'm so lucky to get to spend every day with them!

My Project

My sophomores read Lord of the Flies each semester, and we have so much fun with it. They write essays arguing who the best leader is, do a Tumblr project as if they’re one of the characters blogging from the island, and have class discussions about what we would do if we were the ones stranded on the island. They also do so many cool activities with it: track their character's change across the text, character body biographies, and symbolism projects.

Our copies of these books are old, damaged, and are beginning to lose their pages; please help us replace many of these old books so we can continue having fun with our reading!

Ms. Seal
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lord of the Flies • Amazon Business $5.99 20 $119.80

Materials cost

$119.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$159.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.23

Total project goal

$188.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.22

3 Donors

-$93.40

Donations toward project cost

-$80.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.81

match offer

-$93.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$79.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.01

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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