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Ms. Smith from Falls Church VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Fun! Books for my ESOL Students

Help me give my students 25 copies of “Refugee” to read in class and at home, to supplement our unit on perseverance.

  • $406 goal

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My Students

I teach ESOL students who come from all over the world. What I love about them is that even though they’re from many different countries and cultures, they are all still very similar. They are silly, dramatic, loud, smart, and curious. Often they are tired because they work so much outside of school. They love music, dancing and soccer! Most of all, they all want the same thing - to have a good life in the United States and a better life in the future.

My Project

All of my students have had an immigrant experience. Some have come here by choice, and some have fled their homelands. While they are not all refugees, they have all had to deal with leaving their countries, moving to the United States, and learning how to navigate the changes of living here. The book “Refugee” ties into the content they will be studying in World History 2 this year, and it is also a great story of perseverance, strength, and love. Since many of my students do not have books outside of the classroom, having a personal copy of this book to read in class and at home would help them immensely.

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

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Refugee • AKJ Education $12.40 25 $310.00

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