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Mrs. Freeman from Mattapan MA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Look! A Book Nook!

Help me give my students bean bag chairs and a rug for a comfortable classroom reading nook.

  • $322 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My middle school students are English Language Learners and mainly come from Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cape Verde, and El Salvador. Many are newcomers to the United States and have diverse educational backgrounds in their home countries.

Although my students speak many different first languages and are at various levels of English, they are all eager to learn!

They have a high attendance rate and enjoy coming to school. We all believe that being multilingual is a tremendous asset in today's world!

My Project

One of our school's focus areas this year is to increase students' independent reading. The more we read, the better we get at it! This is especially true for ESL students. I'm proud of my kids for striving to read a minimum of twenty books during the school year. We try to have DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) Time in class every day to make reading an enjoyable routine.

My students would love to have a cozy book nook in our classroom where they could read comfortably.

I believe that having bean bag chairs and a rug in a well-lit spot by the windows would encourage my students to say, "Hey! Is it DEAR Time yet?"

Mrs. Freeman
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Value Rugs 4 ft. x 6 ft. World Map • Nasco $89.95 1 $89.95
Jumbo-Size Highback Beanbag Chair - Blue • Nasco $64.25 1 $64.25
Jumbo-Size Highback Beanbag Chair - Purple • Nasco $64.25 1 $64.25

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