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Ms. Spencer from Boston MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

To Read or Not to Read

My students need copies of Shakespearean texts that allow for them to understand the material with a modern day translation.

  • $707 goal

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My Students

I work with a variety of high school-aged students who have various learning disabilities and individual education plans. As a result, my students receive educational services in either a sub-separate class or a resource room setting.

Many of my students come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and could use additional support with reading and writing strategies to help them to access the grade level curriculum.

Some of my students have language disabilities, others experience challenges with attention, and others are on the autism spectrum. They are struggling readers and writers who, with the right tools and support can continue to make solid academic progress.

My students are sweet, funny, bright kids with diverse backgrounds and needs. Many are English Language Learners. They are a lively group of scholars and it's a pleasure to work with teens who want to do the necessary work to overcome their challenges in and out of the classroom.

My Project

My students have various learning disabilities which impact their learning. I would like to help them have a better understanding of Shakespeare through a modern day translation.

Graphic novels allow students the visual that many of them need to form a better understanding of the material in which they are required to read.

This allows for my students who are reading below grade level to feel successful with the reading required of them. It also makes it more enjoyable for them which in turn will hopefully make more of my students feel more comfortable with books and reading in general.

Ms. Spencer
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare Graphic Novels) (No Fear Shakespeare Illustrated) • Amazon Business $8.98 30 $269.40
Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $5.77 30 $173.10
Hamlet (No Fear Shakespeare) • Amazon Business $3.73 32 $119.36

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