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

Cozy Couch

My students need a cozy couch for flexible seating throughout the day.

  • $521 goal

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My Students

Our school is a Pre-K - 6th-grade campus in Montgomery, Texas. Our 2nd-grade class is made up of 20 students from contrasting socioeconomic backgrounds. Some of my students are English Language Learners, and others are Gifted and Talented. Some of our students and teachers were affected by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, causing our hourly working parents some increased economic hardship. Many families have relocated or are supporting relatives who have been displaced.

In our classroom, we are a family.

My students are eager learners who work hard and encourage each other to succeed! Our classroom community encourages a growth mindset. We also encourage each other to strive for Mustang P.R.I.D.E. - our character development program. Each day I see students demonstrating purpose, respect, integrity, determination, and excellence.

Some of our daily activities include reading workshop (read to self, buddy read, listening station, free writing, and word study), math workshop (math tubs, computer games, partner problem solving, iPad fact fluency), social studies, science, and more! We love centers and small group instruction time.

My Project

My students need a cozy couch to add to our flexible seating choices. This would be a wonderful addition to our reading center where I envision students curling up with a good book. I’m certain this seating arrangement would promote engagement and reading stamina all year. Please help me provide a safe, clean spot to work for my students who work so hard to grow their mind and bodies all day! This couch and chair set will provide comfort for many generations of second graders. Many of my students have given up their own rooms at home for family members who have been affected in our area from Hurricane Harvey. I know these kiddos will appreciate this gesture.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA690 - Flex-Space Cozy Work Space Bundle - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $406.60 1 $406.60

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