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Ms. Desso from Troy NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Love and Literacy

Help me give my students the book shelves and storage bins they need during our ELA block.

  • $242 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I will focus on my homeroom group of students, but I am assigned to teach two classrooms of ELA. Therefore, 42 students will benefit. Although we are identified as a trauma sensitive school, I have never worked a more compassionate and empathetic group of students in my career. My student body consists of 8 students who are identified as receiving special education students via IEPs. I team teach with a math and science teacher, as well as an integrated special education primary service provider. Our entire district receives free lunch and are located in a very needy inner city environment. This year, I have transitioned to a new school and a new grade level from an affluent district. Therefore, I am hoping to provide the same access to materials for my current students to be successful. Any donations will be truly and greatly appreciated.

My Project

We will use our clipboards during our English Language Arts block to read renowned literature and respond to the texts in order to gain a deeper understanding.

The book display will be used to display our mentor texts, which we will refer back to multiple times throughout our reading and writing units.

Students will also have easier access to read our mentor texts during independent reading time.

Students will use their book bins to store their instructional and independent reading books, as well as reading and writing notebooks. The materials in these bins will be used to apply new reading strategies during independent reading time. Students will be reading and responding to literature during our hour ELA block.

Ms. Desso
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MallBest Childrens Bookshelf Kids Sling Book Rack with Two Storage Boxes and Toys Organizer Shelves Natural Solid Wood Baby Bookcase • Amazon Business $92.99 1 $92.99
Storex Large Book Bin, 14.3 x 5.3 x 7", Green, Case of 6 (71104U06C) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Storex Large Book Bin, 14.3 x 5.3 x 7", Teal, Case of 6 (71107U06C) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98

Materials cost

$172.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$205.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.27

Total project goal

$241.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$241.81

2 Donors

-$241.81

Donations toward project cost

-$205.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.27

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$0.00

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