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Mrs. Wirthgen from Lake Forest CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy Reading Corner!

Help me give my students a comfortable reading corner with a variety of books at their instructional reading level.

  • $586 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a class of amazing boys and girls that are happiest when at school.

My eight and nine years old students are mostly English Language Learners.

Most of my students come from families with low incomes and have limited resources available to them at home. My students all strive to become better at reading English and get incredibly excited when they advance to a higher skill level. They thrive at school and are so happy to be learning, creating, and designing.

My Project

These new book titles will continue to enhance our reading program and print-rich classroom with the ability to differentiate reading groups. My students will have the opportunity to learn in a positive and fun book-club environment. The comfortable floor seats will give my students flexibility in choosing a flex space where they will attend and work with their peers in the reading circle.

By donating to this project, you will not only help to improve the love of reading in each child, but you will also increase student focus and achievement.

The best way to succeed in all academic areas is to have a strong reading foundation. This will ultimately help increase their literacy skills and desire to learn to read to their best ability.

Mrs. Wirthgen
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 4 $219.96
EE587 - Think, Talk, Write Nonfiction Reading Center - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Education $5.59 9 $50.31
Frindle • AKJ Education $5.59 9 $50.31
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.19 10 $41.90

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