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Dr. Hart from Trenton NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Guided Reading Corner for Struggling Middle School Readers

My students need a small group reading table and chairs for guided reading instruction.

  • $835 goal

This project expired on July 19, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I serve in a Title I priority middle school that services children from highest poverty with many being newly immigrated students. I teach 8th grade language arts to general education classes.

Funding in Title I schools is extremely budgeted and often holes are made in places to fill in other places that are of a higher need.

So often, the arts are one of the first things to go. I am currently completing my doctorate in education where my dissertation focuses on the importance of literacy skill sets among urban youth in preparation for career and college readiness.

I am seeking supplies to help support them in growing as independent readers through the practice of literature circles, guided reading and independent reading.

My Project

Most of my students who are in 8th grade are actually reading below a 6th grade level with some being as low as 1st and 2nd grade. Current research shows that small group instruction along with guided reading practices can help under-performing students such as mine to gain up to a year of reading readiness when these intervention strategies are run daily for them.

A reading corner for struggling students will allow them the space to receive these services while affording them the privacy that they need.

The table and chairs will be an upgrade from not having the seated needed in order to offer students true guided reading intervention.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Essentials by OFM Leather Executive Sled Base Side Chair with Padded Arms Black ESS-9015 • Staples Advantage $69.99 5 $349.95
CN323BU - Rainbow 48" x 72" Group Table - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $319.00 1 $319.00

Materials cost

$668.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$708.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$125.11

Total project goal

$834.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$834.09

2 Donors

-$834.09

Donations toward project cost

-$708.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$125.11

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$0.00

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