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Ms. Ortiz from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and Flexible Seating to Help Me Keep Reading!

Help me give my students books for our classroom library and flexible seating.

  • $572 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing students who are eager to learn and are apart of a dual language program in Chicago, Illinois. They are currently learning to speak, read, and write in two languages which are English and Spanish.

My students come from all over the city of Chicago and are from various cultures and socio-economic backgrounds.

My students are third graders and are excited about becoming more independent and learning new things. However, I would love for them to have an awesome third-grade experience.

My Project

My students need optional seating to have a variety of seating options throughout the day. My 3rd graders enjoy making the class their own and feeling comfortable in every area of the class. The bean bags and stools will allow them to move freely creating an inviting environment.

The chair balls and fidget bands will help increase their productivity by allowing them to stimulate their senses while engaged in various activities as a class or in groups.

The books selected for my class are to help enhance my classroom library. The books are culturally relevant in order to represent the interest of my students. In addition, I would like for the classroom library to reflect the diversity of my students in order to show that their culture and heritage is appreciated in the classroom.

Ms. Ortiz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rory's Story Cubes Bundle - Includes Rory's Story Cubes Original, Actions, Voyages, Fantasia, & Expansions Prehistoria, Enchanted, Score, Medic (8 Items) Gamewright • Amazon Business $63.95 1 $63.95
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBS-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Grey, Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $52.28 1 $52.28
Big Joe Bean Bag, 98-Inch, Sapphire • Amazon Business $39.88 1 $39.88
Fidget Bands for Classroom Chairs - Affordable Flexible Seating Classroom Furniture Option for Kids - Perfect for Kids with Fidgety Feet, Wiggles, and Sensory Needs - Lakiband by LakiKid (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
The Two Major Cities of the Inca Empire : Cuzco and Machu Picchu - History Kids Books | Children's History Books • Amazon Business $12.22 2 $24.44
Telaraña de Carlota: Charlotte's Web (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
WALIKI Kids Chair Ball with Legs | Flexible Seating Classroom Furniture | Therapy Ball | 20" Pink • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Me llamo María Isabel • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
Antes de ser libres (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.36 2 $16.72
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Balance Ball - Flexible School Chair, Active Classroom Desk Seating with Stay-Put Stability Legs, Includes Air Pump, Grey, 45cm • Amazon Business $16.28 1 $16.28
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 18"/45CM, Green) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Spanish Bananagrams - Multi-Award-Winning Word and Language Game • Amazon Business $14.91 1 $14.91
Con cariño, Amalia (Love, Amalia) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Ayobami y el nombre de los animales (Ayobami and the Names of the Animals) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
Where Is Machu Picchu? • Amazon Business $3.97 3 $11.91
DK Eyewitness Books: Aztec, Inca & Maya: Discover the World of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas their Beliefs, Rituals, and C • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
If You Were Me and Lived in...Peru: A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
DKfindout! Maya, Incas, and Aztecs • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
History for kids: Incan Empire: History of the Incan Empire and Civilization (Ancient Civilization) • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Tortillitas para Mamá and Other Nursery Rhymes (Bilingual Edition in Spanish and English) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Judy Moody: Está de mal humor / Judy Moody Was In a Mood (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.78 1 $7.78
El Capitán Calzoncillos y el ataque de los inodoros parlantes (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Las aventuras del Capitán Calzoncillos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97
Qué cosas dice mi abuela (The Things My Grandmother Says): (Spanish language edition of The Things My Grandmother Says) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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