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Ms. Sweeney from Philadelphia PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Just Right Books for Every Reader

Help me give my students a place to store our leveled library for small group/ guided reading time. This cart will allow me to organize the books according to their levels.

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am excited to be moving from fifth grade to sixth grade with my students this year. They are an amazing group of students that I have been lucky enough to teach in second, fifth, and now sixth grade. My school serves students from Kindergarten through eighth grade. We are a Title I school and all our students are eligible to receive free lunches.

My students are hardworking and eager to learn.

Unfortunately, these amazing students don't always have access to some basic supplies that students take for granted! Many students don't come to school with a pencil, let alone the one binder needed for all 3 of my classes.

My Project

This cart will allow me to organize books according to their levels. I teach 6th grade, but many of my students are below grade level readers. I actually have readers that plan four different grade levels so I need books to meet students where they are.

This cart will allow students to find books that are just right for them.

They will be able to read more independently since they will be able to find books that are on their independent reading levels. I will still provide them access to grade level instruction, but now they can read alone and feel successful.

Ms. Sweeney
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF464 - Leveled Library Mobile Storage Cart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
AA750X - Book Bins - Set of 16 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $94.50 1 $94.50

Materials cost

$233.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$267.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.12

Total project goal

$314.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.12

2 Donors

-$104.71

Donations toward project cost

-$89.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.71

match offer

-$209.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$178.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.41

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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