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Ms. Silk from Providence RI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A New Rug for Enthusiastic Readers

Help me give my students a new, comfortable rug to sit on in the classroom library.

  • $329 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Step into the classroom on any given day and you will most likely see my students reading. We spend a large chunk of each class period actively reading - independent books, literature circle books, shared reading texts, articles... you name it.

My students are enthusiastic readers who are always on the hunt for new and exciting texts.

They are also developing their capacity to produce strong writing, from short stories and poems to informational and argumentative essays. As writers, my students take inspiration from their own lives and from mentor texts of all kinds, including books and films.

My Project

The classroom library is one of the most important spaces in my classroom. Students have constant access to high-interest books right in the classroom, which is a crucial element in building their reading lives. It is also a work space for students to complete classwork in comfort.

The atmosphere in my classroom library needs some love.

Our rug is a hand-me-down from another teacher, and it has gotten threadbare as students use the space. I would love to refresh the space with a new rug, so students continue to love using this space. I think students will be even more excited to use the classroom library with a refreshed atmosphere from a new rug.

Ms. Silk
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safavieh Amsterdam Collection AMS108K Southwestern Bohemian Ivory and Multi Area Rug (9' x 12') • Amazon Business $189.52 1 $189.52
RUGPADUSA, 9' x 12', 1/3" Thick, Basics 100% Felt Rug Pad, Safe for All Floors and Finishes, Made in the USA • Amazon Business $56.04 1 $56.04

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