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Ms. Villatoro from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Find the Joy in Reading!

Help me give my students a fifth grade reading bundle and flexible seating!

  • $1,094 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

All my students are ELL (English language learners) with different levels of English language proficiency and a more diverse background. This situation creates a need of using different teaching approaches to help them build their knowledge at the same time they improve their language skills. They need to be exposed to the content in a variety of ways, so I want to be able to reach each one of my students.

Eighty-three percent of students in my school are considered at risk of dropping out of school, and 90% are economically disadvantaged.

We are in an area where the resources are scarce. We have also been recovering from the tragic Hurricane Harvey effects. These resources will help them learn and be at ease while learning in their new flexible seating. As their teacher, I am dedicated to helping them build their literacy skills while teaching them social emotional skills to maneuver in the real world.

My Project

With this new seating, students will become engaged in reading. With technology in their hands, anything that can get my students engaged in reading will be amazing!

My struggling readers will enjoy reading with their flexible seating.

The reading bundle will help us in small group setting and for whole group instruction.

These resources will aid in helping my students find the love in books again! With so much technology educators are always looking for ways to keep our students engaged. Flexible seating and these resources will be an essential part of our everyday classroom instruction, one that will benefit all of my students with their comprehension skills.

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

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KT7445 - Fifth Grade Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $449.86 1 $449.86
LA689 - Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $436.01 1 $436.01

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