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

The Tempest Books and DVD

My students need a folding table and copies of Shakespeare's play, The Tempest, in three formats: print, audio CD, and DVD movie.

  • $167 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

The students are reading William Shakespeare's The Tempest. We need extra book copies of the play as well as an audio version on CD to listen to. A DVD of the movie and a small table will complete the materials for the unit. All together, they will allow the 10th grade students to read the original play, hear professionals read it, and watch the movie version. Shakespeare can be challenging to read and understand, but all three ways of interacting with the play helps students. This play is new to the 10th grade textbook and the students can use support for it. We also need a folding table on which to organize The Tempest materials.

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

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This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Tempest • AKJ Education $4.37 11 $48.07
SUPERJARE Portable Laptop Table by Foldable & Durable Design Stand Desk | Adjustable Angle & Height for Bed Couch Floor | Notebook Holder | Breakfast Tray - American Cherry • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
The Tempest (Naxos AudioBooks) • Amazon Business $12.26 1 $12.26
The Tempest • Amazon Business $8.37 1 $8.37

Materials cost

$100.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.95

Total project goal

$166.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.36

3 Donors

-$166.36

Donations toward project cost

-$141.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.95

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$0.00

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