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Mrs. Gonzalez from Lufkin TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Comprehension Zone...DREAM BIG and READ!

My students need books and a place to be comfortable like the Chill bag and the Big Joe cubes when reading and these items will help them stay focused and improve comprehension.

  • $552 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are wonderful and respectful children. They struggle in reading, but work hard to try to excel. They are from diverse backgrounds and diverse cultures. They have many walls that get in the way of comprehending what they read, but they try hard.

They are in a ESL Language Arts classroom.

Our environment is friendly and encouraging. The students help each other when they struggle in reading. Since they are in all levels, some of the stronger readers help the ones that struggle during read-aloud. We set goals at the beginning of the year so students can work hard to achieves their goal. They are wonderful 6th graders that will benefit greatly from this project.

My Project

The books and seating options that are in this project will help my students stay focused and engaged while reading. They are on all different levels and need support while reading. Creating a reading environment will give them the encouragement needed to excel in reading. Since my student are ELL’s, they tend to struggle with not only staying focused but reading comprehension as well. I added different level books so a wide variety of students will benefit from the reading project. The flexible seating aspect will help students choose their comfort zone that will ultimately help them stay focused and raise their reading level.

This reading project will help my students succeed in their ultimate goal of being better readers.

They will be able to understand what they are reading and in the end they will enjoy reading.

Mrs. Gonzalez
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chill Bag - Bean Bags 6-Feet Bean Bag, Giant, Black • Amazon Business $203.61 1 $203.61
Big Joe Cube /w Ottoman in Smartmax, Pink Quatrafoil • Amazon Business $67.99 2 $135.98
Goosebumps 25th Anniversary Retro Set • Amazon Business $20.20 1 $20.20
Dance Team (Surviving Southside) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Kissing Booth • Amazon Business $7.63 1 $7.63
Drama • Amazon Business $7.38 1 $7.38
The New Girl (Fear Street, No. 1) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Plan B (Surviving Southside) • Amazon Business $6.37 1 $6.37
I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived #14) • Amazon Business $4.33 1 $4.33
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 • Amazon Business $4.25 1 $4.25
Bad Deal (Surviving Southside) • Amazon Business $4.12 1 $4.12
I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 (I Survived, Book 6) • Amazon Business $4.03 1 $4.03
I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived #16) • Amazon Business $4.00 1 $4.00
I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 (I Survived #17) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15) • Amazon Business $3.93 1 $3.93
I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12) • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61

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