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Ms. LeGrand from San Jose CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Hunger Games

My students need 24 copies of the book "The Hunger Games" to read and study during a resource specialist Language Arts class.

  • $261 goal

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My Students

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by a page of words? Spent hours trying to decode a word? Felt bored? Drawing no connections to your world? These are the challenges my students are facing daily. As they getting ready to give up; my last hope is to introduce them to a new, fun, and adventurous book.

First of all, my students are funny, smart and eager to learn and see a new world.

They have been diagnosed with a learning or behavior disabilities, but don't be fooled because they are wise beyond their years. These students attend a Title I middle school located in a challenging neighborhood. Many of them are second language learners, often from single parent and/or low economic households. Very often, school is the most safe and consistent aspect of their lives.

My Project

As an end of a year project, I would like to have a class set of The Hunger Games so each student can read at their own pace, enjoy the pleasure of reading, and just take a book home to share with their families. Students will receive differentiated activities and individual instruction to address their specific needs and interests.

I want my students to get the same opportunities as any other students.

Most often, special education students receive hand-me-down or discarded materials. Rarely are the materials chosen specifically for their needs and interests. A small item such as a new book can go a long way in making those students feeling valued.

Ms. LeGrand
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hunger Games (PB) • AKJ Books $7.01 24 $168.24

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