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Mr. Ibarra from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Talk About Reading!

Help me give my students a classroom library and floor seats for a classroom library!

  • $580 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students in Chicago Illinois are from one of a handful of schools in the city that offer a fully up and running dual language program. Most of them are Spanish speakers and they come from different Spanish-speaking countries.

Spanish is my students' first language and they are children of recent immigrants.

They know the everyday struggles of being in a new and different country. They are extremely eager to learn English and reading is the perfect way to get them there!

My Project

As we all know, literacy is the backbone of a good and successful education. I need to exploit the fact that my students get excited about reading. Even the struggling students love to pick up a book and drift off into another world where they can forget about their troubles and their stress. Only a couple of my students are reading at level and so they could all really benefit from more high-interest books that will take them to their next phase of their reading ability. Having an expansive library will help them raise their reading scores as well their reading levels.The students will enjoy using their library for independent reading and they will also be able to check out books so that they may read at home. While they are in the classroom they will use their soft floor seat to be comfortable and enjoy classroom library. I want to cultivate a love for reading!

Mr. Ibarra
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 5 Classic Grade Level Library (52 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $305.56 1 $305.56
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$455.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$492.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.89

Total project goal

$579.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$579.25

4 Donors

-$390.00

Donations toward project cost

-$331.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$189.25

Match offers toward project cost

-$160.86

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.39

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$0.00

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