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Ms. Perez from Torrance CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Reading Fun

My students need a reading area, fun chairs and fun books.

  • $562 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in 6th-8th grade. I am a special education English teacher. A lot of my students are far below grade level in their reading abilities. My students are creative, thoughtful, respectful, and hard workers. My students try their best on most activities. I feel that I incorporate many hands on activities and really try to get my students excited to learn. Most of all, I am trying to get them excited about reading. My school's motto is that we like to see all students as: respectful, thoughtful, scholars, and responsible. I'd like to think that my students fit under these categories.

I have worked with some of the same students for a couple years, and it has truly been a pleasure working with them, getting to know them, and seeing them grow.

My Project

Since I teach special education, many of my students are far below reading at grade level. My students are reluctant readers. I feel that if I created a comfortable area for reading, which includes high engaging books and flexible seating they will want to read more.

The books that I have chosen on my wish list are a little below grade level, which gives my students access to read books at their level.

Many of my students have a difficult time sitting in a traditional chair. I feel that they will enjoy these chairs. I want to make reading exciting for my students.

I plan on using the flexible seating chairs in my classroom, so the students have a new place to sit and enjoy reading. The books that I have chose are high interest and engaging books that I feel my students will enjoy reading.

Ms. Perez
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
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
Lavish Home High Pile Carpet Shag Rug Plush Polyester, 36" x 21" Pink • Staples Advantage $17.99 1 $17.99
Lavish Home High Pile Carpet Shag Rug Plush Polyester, 36" x 21" Purple • Staples Advantage $17.99 1 $17.99
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
Mrs. Gorski I Think I Have the Wiggle Fidgets (The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Doll-E 1.0 • Amazon Business $12.40 1 $12.40
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Kids: 60 Fun Activities to Help Children Self-Regulate, Focus, and Succeed • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Save Me a Seat • Amazon Business $9.50 1 $9.50
Welcome to Wonderland #1: Home Sweet Motel • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
You're Perfect the Way You Are! • Amazon Business $7.86 1 $7.86
My Brother Is a Superhero • Amazon Business $7.70 1 $7.70
Framed! • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Ugly Cat & Pablo • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Pugs of the Frozen North (A Not-So-Impossible Tale) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Whole New Ballgame: A Rip and Red Book • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Space Case (Moon Base Alpha) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Night of the Living Worms: A Speed Bump & Slingshot Misadventure • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Willy Maykit in Space • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Castle Hangnail • Amazon Business $5.70 1 $5.70
Allie, First at Last: A Wish Novel • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50
The Vanishing Coin (Magic Shop Series) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79

Materials cost

$404.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$477.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.23

Total project goal

$561.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$561.54

4 Donors

-$544.07

Donations toward project cost

-$477.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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