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Mrs. Denison from Springboro OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New York Times Current Events Brings Government Alive

My students need to learn about high interest current events and see how the government works in their lives.

  • $232 goal

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My Students

I teach a wonderful group of students in grades 9-12 with special needs. Some of my students have Down's Syndrome, autism, and learning disabilities. My students are making great progress every year in their classes, as well as occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy.

Students take reading, math, science, job skills, life skills, and social studies classes.

They love great books, hands-on activities, and field trips that go with our lessons. My students are kind, respectful, and hardworking. We work hard and have fun at the same time!

My Project

My government class for students with special needs always learns about the three branches of government. I’ve found that students don’t relate to how the government is involved in their lives. Scholastic’s New York Times Upfront makes today's most important news stories relevant to students.

Every issue features thought-provoking national and international news stories that get teens thinking and talking about current events, history, civics, and the economy.

Featuring complex informational texts, primary sources, and lesson plans, every issue also builds the ELA skills my students need. Subscriptions include full access to Upfront Online featuring digital issues, videos, rigorous skills sheets, and much more.

With this Scholastic Magazine, my students will have a better understanding of the world around them. We will use the articles to discuss local and national government, as well as governments around the world. I am very excited to give my students this opportunity!

Mrs. Denison
Grades 9-12

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The New York Times Upfront, Grades 9 - 12 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 14 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 9–12 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $9.99 15 $149.85

Materials cost

$149.85

Vendor shipping charges

$14.98

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.78

Total project goal

$231.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$231.86

2 Donors

-$231.86

Donations toward project cost

-$197.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.78

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$0.00

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