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Ms. Langdale from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy Leads To A Bright Future

My students need a new bookshelf, rug and chair to create an encouraging and inviting reading environment.

  • $518 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a bright and cheerful group of sixth graders learning the ins and outs of Language Arts. Many of them are below grade level when it comes to reading and writing, and need encouragement to improve in these critical areas. This adds a challenge of needing a wide range of materials that the school can't always provide.

The majority of these students are English Language Learners, from low income families.

They are provided with one hundred percent free or reduced price lunch. They crave a wide range of activities to show them that learning can be a wonderful experience.

My Project

Reading and writing is a daunting task for struggling students. Many of these students have trouble engaging with the material and will fall further behind. I intend to create a cheerful space for reading by designing an intriguing bookshelf for our classroom library and using a colorful rug and comfortable chair to encourage independent reading and exploration. The furniture in our room has been handed down from many teachers and it shows its age. I want to brighten it up with the colorful contact paper to bring life into our classroom. In an effort to help students relax while reading, an infuser will help students through aromatherapy. Lavender has been known to create a relaxing environment while peppermint helps with recollection.

We are a low-income school, but our classroom shouldn't be.

It is important for students to come into an educational environment and feel wanted. Students will find more success in a classroom that brightens their lives and makes them happier the moment they walk in. I want to improve our classroom so that my students and I can be proud to be in there learning.

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

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
nuLOOM MGNM04A Handmade Casual Cotton Braided Area Rugs, 4' x 6', Multicolor • Amazon Business $79.04 1 $79.04
ClosetMaid 4177 Cubeicals Organizer, 9-Cube, Birch • Amazon Business $74.18 1 $74.18
Simple Designs LF1014-BLK Floor Lamp Etagere Organizer Storage Shelf with Linen Shade, Black • Amazon Business $42.82 1 $42.82
URPOWER 400ml Wood Grain Essential Oil Diffuser, Running 10+ Hours Aromatherapy Diffuser for Essential Oils with 2 Mist Modes, 4 Timer Setting, Whisper Quiet Humidifiers for Bedroom, Home, Office • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair, White • Amazon Business $30.00 1 $30.00
Silicon Valley Startup Supplies (High Quality Whiteboard Surface) Peel and Stick Wall Decal (Always Erases) Large Sticker (2ft x 6.5ft Cut to Size) Great for Lessons, Messages Ideas Brainstorming Etc • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
d-c-fix Self-Adhesive Film, Blackwood, 17.71" x78" Roll, 346-0034 • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Ticonderoga Golf Pencil 72ct (2-Pack) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
ArtNaturals Aromatherapy Top 8 Essential Oils, 100% Pure of The Highest Quality, Peppermint/Tee Tree/Rosemary/Orange/Lemongrass/Lavender/Eucalyptus/Frankincense, Therapeutic Grade • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Mini 6PCS Owl Pot Ceramic Flowing Glaze Base Serial Set Succulent Plant Pot Cactus Plant Pot Flower Pot Container Planter Bonsai Pots With A Hole By Weierken. • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
Home Decor--Set of 4 small different Artificial Succulent Plants with Cube-Shaped Clear Glass Jars for Home decoration Office decoration • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
XHSP 2pcs Artificial Green Ivy Vine Potato Leaves Garland Plants Vine Fake Foliage Home Decor,35" • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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