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  • $583 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. O.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Making Reading Enjoyable

The cost of a Double Seat Couch with Arms and two High Back Bean Bag Chairs from Highsmith Inc. is $583, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I am a 7th grade English Language Acquisition (ELA) teacher at M.S. 57 in Brooklyn. As my first year of teaching comes to a close, I'm beginning to realize how important it is to create a classroom environment that makes reading enjoyable for my struggling students. At our school, most students are reading significantly below grade level and are reluctant to do the reading necessary for their reading levels to improve. Next fall, I want to welcome my students into a classroom filled with comfortable reading spaces that create a warm and cozy environment and helps promote the idea that reading is fun! I believe that when my students are curled up with a good book on a comfy couch instead sitting at an uncomfortable desk, reading will seem less like work and more like a pleasurable experience that will help them become lifelong readers.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Double Seat Couch with Arms, • Highsmith Inc. $316.80 1 $316.80
High Back Bean Bag Chair, Dark Blue • Highsmith Inc. $45.62 1 $45.62
High Back Bean Bag Chair, Light • Highsmith Inc. $45.62 1 $45.62

Materials cost

$408.04

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$477.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.85

Total project goal

$582.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$582.50

1 Donor

-$549.30

Donations toward project cost

-$478.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 50 students.

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