My students are an amazing group of third graders who reside on the northwest side of the city of the Chicago. Although most qualify for free and reduced lunch, their circumstances do not define them! They exemplify what it is to be a determined hard working global citizen and value what this country offers them. They are all from Latin American backgrounds and speak Spanish as their first language. They are avid soccer players and love helping around their community! They are indeed awesome!
We have been working hard in getting our minds ready for some strong reading. However, our desks are just not working. We need to be comfortable in order to really bring our reading lives to the next level!
Building a reading life is more than just picking up a good book..
It's being able to go deep into your book for extended period of time. We would love to be able to read for hours but uunfortunately our desks are just not comfy or conducive to reading!
We would love your help in helping us build our reading lives by helping us create comfy reading spaces in the classroom. We are currently reading on out desks, floor and rug but we are a big classroom and cannot fit all our students on the rug!
The pillows and beanbags will make us more engages and increase our reading stamina, improving our overall literacy skills and helping us become life long readers!
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