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Ms. Lao from Bear DE is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Beloved Books Seeking a Better Berth

My students need a mobile book organizer to separate AR leveled books, making accessible books easy to browse through and select.

  • $512 goal

This project expired on August 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In my classroom library, my students access the lives of Jane Goodall, Martin Luther King, Lucille Ball, and Sacagawea. They pair read Mo Willems' engaging stories and explore tales of friendship, fantasy, mystery, and science.

At our creation station, students utilize elementary physics and geometry to design and build tactile collaborative projects with wood, paper, magnets, and interlocking shapes.

Join us as I play the ukulele and we sing our class song:

You can count on me like 1, 2, 3, I'll be there. And I know when I need it I can count on you like 4, 3, 2 and you'll be there cause that's what friends are supposed to do, oh yeah.

My Project

Since December, our second grade class has recorded 420,000+ words read on AR. With a 4-year span in student reading levels, it is important to have a range of options that meet students where they are, while developing their literacy. Starting from scratch this year, I've invested in a comprehensive classroom library of over 1,200 books.

The next step is making the library user friendly by organizing and showcasing the books for students.

By investing in a Classic Birch Mobile Book Organizer, you can help my students engage with compelling literature at every level. Each of the 8 slots will correlate to a half-year AR reading range and the accompanying color-coded stickers will label the library books.

Ms. Lao
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ676 - Classic Birch Mobile Book Organizer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $399.00 1 $399.00

Materials cost

$399.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$434.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.76

Total project goal

$511.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$511.74

4 Donors

-$428.25

Donations toward project cost

-$385.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.75

match offer

-$58.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$49.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.28

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$0.00

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