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Mrs. Sparkman from Dallas TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Nook Furniture

My students need a small sofa and chair in their reading area.

  • $521 goal

This project expired on December 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Greetings from the most amazing 5th grade class! I teach Social Studies/English Language Arts and Reading in a wonderful charter school in south Dallas.

Our campus has 95% free and reduced lunches, and most families don't speak English.

These wonderful children are smart, capable, and love to work together. They know they can be successful if given the opportunity. My students love coming to my class every day and never know what fun activities to expect, but are always excited to learn.

My Project

My amazing students need a sofa in their reading area. Even the nicest classroom desk chair is not terribly comfortable, so when they get the privilege of reading in the classroom library I believe they should be able to read in comfort, and not just sit on a carpet. A sofa and chair will provide them the seating they need to develop the skills of reading stamina, fluency, accuracy, comprehension and expand their vocabulary.

Children read best when they are comfortable.

Students can lay on the couch, perch, stretch, or find just about any good position to read a book.

Mrs. Sparkman
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA690 - Flex-Space Cozy Work Space Bundle - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $406.60 1 $406.60

Materials cost

$406.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$442.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.12

Total project goal

$520.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$520.82

1 Donor

-$520.82

Donations toward project cost

-$442.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.12

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$0.00

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