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Mr. Lavezzo from San Francisco CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Nice Place To Visit, And I'd Like To Live There!

My students need a rug to sit on while they read in the classroom library.

  • $197 goal

This project expired on February 4, 2011.

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My Students

I teach in a crowded inner city school. Many of my fourth graders live in turn-of-the century tenement apartment buildings,and housing projects surrounded by concrete and blacktop. Traffic and crowded living conditions prevail.

I try and make the classroom a place of respite and relaxation.

I want to let my students experience the joy of reading in a tranquil place, away from all the negative distraction of the city outside (and at times in their crowded living space). The classroom I have been assigned to is bare bones.

My Project

I need a cushy carpet that allows the students to relax and remain. This should get them reading for an extended period. It will also make the library experience even more special, because they are cozy and warm. This will be the first of several projects to help me provide an environment conducive to learning.

Please help me give my students a taste of quiet and peaceful comfort.

Give them a carpet to sit on. Help me continue to make my library the place to be, and my classroom almost just like home...

Mr. Lavezzo
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 33 students.

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LC142 - Charcoal Rectangular Carpet - 4' x 6' • Lakeshore Learning $119.00 1 $119.00

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