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Ms. Simonds from Leland NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

My Students Own Odyssey

Help me give my students their own copy of The Odyssey to use for instruction! Throughout the last semester, I have had to use digital copies, and even a document camera to show our one class text!

  • 7 donors
  • $996 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a glorious melting pot of brilliance and truly lived experiences. I am constantly astounded by the different journeys that my students have gone on and been part of in their fourteen years of life. I am inspired by their constant willingness to share that journey, their minds, their thoughts, hopes, and dreams. To show that openness with a first-year teacher and while surviving a pandemic, switching between remote and hybrid, is an attribute that I hope they never lose.

My Project

These materials will allow my students to hold their own copy of The Odyssey. The anchor that holds them strong as we navigate through Odysseus's journey. Throughout this semester, I have had to use digital copies, videos, and even at times a document camera to show our one single copy of the text. Nothing beats the feeling of holding a physical copy of the text and that is what my students are currently missing! The opportunity to allow students to hold, annotate, and navigate through their own copy of the text would be a wonderful addition to our classroom!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Odyssey • AKJ Education $12.35 60 $741.00

Materials cost

$741.00

Vendor shipping charges

$6.00

State sales tax

$57.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$845.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.28

Total project goal

$995.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$995.20

6 Donors

-$488.30

Donations toward project cost

-$422.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.35

match offer

-$497.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$422.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.29

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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