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Ms. Siepert from Charlotte NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Seating and Diverse Books

Help me give my students more flexible seating options and books that represent the diversity of students in my classroom.

  • $376 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are eager to learn and read! From the first day, I knew they were excited to learn and grow together. I have roughly 75 students and each student brings a diverse background into my classroom. Many students have told me they want to be scientists, engineers, or doctors! My students are very creative and have enjoyed many of our assignments so far. Many of my students also enjoy reading books from the classroom library and love checking out books to take home.

My Project

Comfortable seating and diverse books are two things my classroom desperately needs. By providing more flexible seating options, my students are able to be comfortable during instructional times which increases engagement and focus.

Most of my library books have been passed down to me and don't truly represent the diversity that exists within my classroom.

I want each of my students to be able to check out books in my library that showcase people who look like them. This semester we will be doing ISR (Independent Sustained Reading) and by having more diverse books, my students will be able to find books that are more relevant to them.

Ms. Siepert
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe 645185 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Spicy Lime • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Big Joe 638614 Milano Bean Bag Chair, Sapphire Smartmax • Amazon Business $38.43 1 $38.43
Big Joe 615135 Bean Bag Chair, Basketball • Amazon Business $33.00 1 $33.00
Big Joe Comfort Research Megahh (UltimaX) Bean Bags Refill, 100 L, White - 9999999 • Amazon Business $17.00 1 $17.00
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Under the Mesquite • Amazon Business $13.34 1 $13.34
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Science of Breakable Things • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Tight • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess: Meg Cabot; Read by Kathleen McInerney • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
The First Rule of Punk • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
The Stars Beneath Our Feet • Amazon Business $6.47 1 $6.47

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