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Ms. Pennington from Clarksville IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Books and Seating

My students need high quality books to read independently at their level and for me to read aloud to them, as well as some stools and wobble cushions for students to read and complete classwork in!

  • $386 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school in Indiana, where 47% of our students are ELL and almost 90% are free or reduced lunch.

Despite their many challenges, my students want to do well and succeed at school.

They come to school eager to learn. They work hard and overcome many obstacles to achieve academically.

This school year, I am moving from a fifth grade classroom to a third grade classroom. I am excited for the change, but in need of some things for my new third graders!

My Project

Students need engaging and authentic texts in order to improve their reading abilities and develop a love for reading! I plan to use some of these books for read alouds and instruction. The rest of the books will be added to our classroom library for independent reading.

I want to create an inviting atmosphere where students are not always confined to their desk and chair!

I believe that when students feel comfortable at school, they work harder. The new stools will be used for alternative seating and the wobble cushions can be used for either floor seating or be placed in chairs to allow students to get "wiggles" out while working!

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

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $50.92 1 $50.92
LC511RG - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
National Geographic Readers (7 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.40 1 $22.40
Series Sampler - Cam Jansen (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $18.67 1 $18.67
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Best Part of Me: Children Talk About their Bodies in Pictures and Words • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Wishtree • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $9.23 1 $9.23
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Bats • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00

Materials cost

$293.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$327.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.84

Total project goal

$385.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$385.60

1 Donor

-$327.76

Donations toward project cost

-$327.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$57.84

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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