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Mr. Kaufman from Van Nuys CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Bard's Great Plays: The Tempest and Romeo and Juliet

My students need individual copies of Shakespeare's plays, The Tempest and Romeo and Juliet.

  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are enthusiastic but often lack the motivation to work on their classwork. They also need support with English speaking and listening. Most are English Learners and are struggling in their English Language Arts class.

My students come from a diverse school in a large city.

Part of the school is a magnet with students from all over the city. My students, however, are comprised mainly of residential students from the local low-income neighborhood. Most are English Learners as well.

My Project

Shakespeare stands as a foundation of classic English Literature. As such, we read these two plays every year. "The Tempest" in 10th grade and "Romeo and Juliet" in 9th. They are two of the students favorite lesson units.

We read these plays every year and the students need easy to hold copies for class activities.

Also some of the versions provide modernized paraphrasing for the original text. This helps the struggling readers to understand Shakespeare's wonderful writing.

The students will read from these copies in class and then continue to use them for group discussions and follow up writing assignments.

Mr. Kaufman
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Tempest • AKJ Education $5.07 16 $81.12
Romeo and Juliet • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Romeo & Juliet • AKJ Education $5.22 1 $5.22
Romeo And Juliet-Folger's Edition • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Romeo and Juliet - Bantam • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34
Romeo and Juliet Dover Thrift Study Edition • AKJ Education $4.34 1 $4.34

Materials cost

$109.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.69

Total project goal

$177.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.95

1 Donor

-$59.31

Donations toward project cost

-$50.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.89

match offer

-$118.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$100.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.80

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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