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Mrs. Silvestriz from Round Rock TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Memories on Our Reading Rug

My students need a reading rug in which they can sit down to enjoy reading, review concepts, build the community or just have fun.

  • $608 goal

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My Students

My Kindergarten students come with a wide range of academic needs. They love to listen and read stories together, but our carpet needs an upgrade so we can enjoy this better. Our reading time is magical because we learn from each other's culture and experiences. This helps us become better people and open our minds to the world.

With your help, the students are going to build memories that will last forever.

Our reading rug is the place in which the flame of learning is placed in their mind. When they go back to their work stations, they are ready to practice and apply what had been taught on the reading rug. We gather together on the reading rug 4 or 5 times during the school day. Imagine how a comfy new rug will help with our learning!

My Project

My Kindergarten students love listening and reading books. Reading out loud to my Kindergarten students is one of the most important parts of our daily reading instruction. Every day, we sit together in the reading area, and I read stories out loud. We talk about characters, shared experiences and how we can relate stories to our own lives. It is my favorite part of our school day!

The reading rug is not only used for reading time.

We gather together on the reading rug several times during the school day. We also use the reading rug for working on community building as well as for writing workshop mini lessons and math lessons. We all try to sit together so we can have a strong community experience during read aloud time.

We need a new reading rug for students to sit on during their reading time. We need to build memories that will last forever on a comfy and pretty rug. They will thank you for it, and so will I!

Mrs. Silvestriz
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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GG281 - Spanish-English Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

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