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Ms. Miskle from Saint Louis MO is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting The Year Off Right!

My students need fun and engaging books, and a rug and a large wall calendar to make our classroom more comfortable.

  • $318 goal

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My Students

My students live in a large city in Missouri and come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. We strive to provide our students with a rich and engaging curriculum that emphasizes community and leadership. I want our classroom to feel like the home away from home for my students. Our school is very much a community. There are about 400 students in our school in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Education is very important to the families at our school. They chose our school, a neighborhood charter school, because of its diversity, high standards, and excellent instruction.

My Project

For the beginning of the year, I want the students to have a wonderful reading nook that they can use during "Concentrate on Literacy Time" (COLT). During COLT time, students can read any book that interests them and they LOVE graphic novels. Every student book that is placed in my library is treated with love and care, and they are thankful for the opportunities to read. All of these books have been chosen with my students in mind. It is my goal to foster a lifelong love for reading that will stay with my students as they move through higher grade levels. The rug will create a more homey feeling and give the students a nice place to relax. We will also have our morning meeting in the nook and the calender and organizer will be a place for them to reference throughout the day. In order to foster that love for learning through reading, I need to create the ultimate cozy reading nook That's where you come in!

Ms. Miskle
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ottomanson Ultimate Shaggy Collection Moroccan Trellis Design Shag Rug Contemporary Bedroom and Living room Soft Shag Rugs, Grey, 7'10 L x 9'10 W • Amazon Business $139.67 1 $139.67
Large Dry Erase Wall Calendar - 24" x 36" - 2018 Jumbo Monthly Task Organizer - Giant Erasable Oversized Planner for Home Office Business Classroom Dorm Room - Giant & Undated Deadline Task Planner • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 3) • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Awkward (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
Real Friends • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 1) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Smead Cascading Wall Organizer, 6 Pockets, Letter Size, Gray/Bright (92060) • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Anya's Ghost • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
The Graveyard Book • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Positively Izzy • Amazon Business $7.69 1 $7.69

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