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Mrs. Vaca from Hempstead NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A House for Our Books

My students need a cart and book bins to store and have easy access to reading books.

  • $368 goal

This project expired on May 11, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My bilingual first-grade students are full of joy and are eager to learn. Our classroom is a place of daily growth, constant challenge and discovery. My students will spend this year learning the foundations of reading, writing and math in order to succeed in their lives. They are quickly becoming independent learners. They are taking the information they have learned and applying it to multiple activities that allow them to use their imaginations and their own high level of thinking skills. As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom.

My Project

My students are always eager to learn and they love to read. This double sided shelf book will help them master the necessary organizational skills to gather and store books on their own. My students need a storage cart, book bins, and mentor texts. By having this cart, they will learn the importance of keeping our classroom organized so that everyone can have easy access to our reading materials. I strongly believe that I should not only teach my kids academics but also the organizational skills that will help them become successful life long learners. My students need a double-sided shelf that will help us straighten out our mentor texts and our library so that we can create an engaging and inviting learning environment.

Mrs. Vaca
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF464 - Leveled Library Mobile Storage Cart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
AA750X - Book Bins - Set of 16 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.50 1 $79.50
TT502 - Learn-To-Write with Mentor Texts - K-Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$278.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$312.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.18

Total project goal

$367.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$367.85

1 Donor

-$367.85

Donations toward project cost

-$312.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.18

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$0.00

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