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  • $357 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Andriesse
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Warrior Woman in Senior English (2)

My students need 25 copies of Maxine Hong Kingston's book Warrior Woman.

My Students

I teach in a public school in Florida and this year our state is considered 50th in education spending. That being said, most of my students are college bound and have bright futures ahead of them.

I teach four sections of 12th grade honors English where I emphasize college and career readiness, while focusing on the students' close reading and literary analysis skills.

In order to do this, my students need complex texts where they can really enter into a scholarly dialog with each other and the author. Unfortunately, the funding for education is minimal so my students do not always get access to a wide range of materials. My students enter my classroom with a willingness to learn and they are willing to deliver if someone would invest in their education. We are a high poverty school so it is not realistic to expect my students to purchase the books themselves but I know they would be appreciative if they were given a chance to read "Warrior Woman" as part of our 12th grade curriculum.

My Project

"Warrior Woman" by Maxine Hong Kingston is a great book. It is not only complex--it will definitely challenge them to be better readers and thinkers--it is engaging in a way that is rare for a book read in a high school English class. This coming-of-age story mimics the search for identity that many students experience. The students are fascinated by this idea and I look forward to the fruitful discussions and personal growth I will see in my students while reading this book. We have read an excerpt in the book and the students expressed a lot of enthusiasm for reading the entire work!

You will make it possible for my students to really connect with a work of literature.

My students are willing to read if a story engages them. Acquiring these books would provide them with the opportunity to read something they would truly enjoy while promoting literary and cultural analysis and preparing them to be independent--creating life-long readers and learners.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts • Amazon $10.75 25 $268.75

Materials cost

$268.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$302.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.43

Total project goal

$356.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$356.21

3 Donors

-$256.21

Donations toward project cost

-$217.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.43

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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