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Mrs. J. from Gretna LA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Seat Sacks Save Space!

My students need seat sacks for the back of their chairs to have extra storage space.

  • $204 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"It is not enough to simply teach children to read; we have to give them something worth reading - something that will stretch their imaginations, something that will help them make sense of their own lives and encourage them to reach out toward people whose lives are quite different from their own."

This quote is from Katherine Patterson, and it says exactly what I feel.

I am a second grade self-contained teacher at a Title I public school. My district, as a whole, is experiencing difficulty in tailoring the reading program to each individual student. We are trying to use differentiated instruction to reach all students. There are students who will continue to be non-readers and writers if we do not reach them quickly. We also want to create responsible members of society.

My Project

The seat sacks will help each student to be more responsible for items that need to go home to enhance learning. I usually have my students separate daily classwork from homework. There are also important notes and messages that go home on a daily basis. Communication between the school, teacher, and parents is key.

Parental Involvement is very important in students' learning.

My students take home daily reading and math assignments to enforce what was taught in class each day. We also have a school-wide communication folder and agenda/planner that each student has to bring home everyday. Parents can send notes, view daily behavior, and get a glimpse of what we learned in a day. I have my students keep this information in the seat sack, and it has to get emptied before he/she can leave for the day.

Mrs. J.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Seat Sack 30117 Storage Pocket, Grade 3 - 6, 17" Size, Large, Black • Amazon Business $8.63 15 $129.45

Materials cost

$129.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.33

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$172.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.48

Total project goal

$203.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.20

2 Donors

-$203.20

Donations toward project cost

-$172.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.48

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$0.00

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