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  • $570 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Schultz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Comfort in the Classroom

The cost of A Place for Everyone Rectangular Carpet from Lakeshore Learning is $570, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I am a third grade teacher at Beethoven Elementary School located on the south side of Chicago. This is a Chicago Public School where ninety-nine percent of the students are low-income. 100% of the students in my class receive free lunch. I am a first year teacher who is dedicated to providing my students with the best possible education. My goal is to make reading fun and enjoyable. For many of my students, school is their only opportunity to read. I must make sure their experiences with books are all positive. I want to foster a love of books and instill in my students the importance of reading. In order to accomplish this, I need a classroom library that is comfortable so my students will want to spend time there. This requires a rug that is large enough for the entire class to sit on at once. A large rug would help during read alouds, class discussions, independent reading time, as well as many other times throughout our day. It is hard for my students to have a class discussion sitting in their desks. I think a large rug would help create a positive atmosphere where my students could feel free to share their thoughts with each other. I have worked very hard to create a wonderful classroom library and I feel we are almost there! If our class library was comfortable, I think my students would spend a lot more time there and, therefore, a lot more time reading!

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Rectangular Carpet • Lakeshore Learning $399.00 1 $399.00

Materials cost

$399.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$467.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.60

Total project goal

$570.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$570.00

2 Donors

-$539.20

Donations toward project cost

-$467.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.45

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$31.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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