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

Today's Readers Are Tomorrow's Leaders

Help me give my students a new table to sit at and read informational text with current news! They also need printed resources and leveled texts!

  • $589 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work with a very diverse group of students. I work with students in grades third through fifth grade who are at least 2 grade levels behind in reading. This is a new position at my school so resources are limited. I work with a great group of students and I'm so proud of their success so far!

They've already showed so much growth, I can't wait to see what else they can do!

I want to over them the best reading intervention possible because they're a great group of kids!

My Project

This is a new position so I don't have a lot of resources like a classroom fee. Most of my pens are old and running out of ink so I need new ones I like to make my reading resources bright and colorful to keep the kids' attentions. I work with students with many different learning styles so I want to have as many visual resources as possible but since this position is new, I'm starting from scratch. I have to laminate my rubrics and anchor chart for future use so The laminating pouches would be put to great use. The table where I work with my fifth graders is old and falling apart. We need a new one that doesn't shed paint chips.

I have students that are on reading levels ranging from kindergarten to fourth grade.

I print a lot of leveled reading passages with my personal color printer. Getting ink would Allow me to print leveled texts in color so all my students can receive differentiate instruction! Since I don't have a designated room, I move around the school. My arms get tired by the end of the day! I would be able to move my resources around easily with a rolling crate. The folders would be used for the students to keep their resources organized. The cool pens would make peer editing a little bit more fun! The scholastic subscription would allow my students to work on reading comprehension in a cross curriculum setting while learning about current events. I don’t recieve PBIS funds for rewards and incentives and these kids deserve little prizes when they do extraordinary work. We need small things that will add up to make a big difference!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids 48" Clover Activity Table With Standard Legs & Swivel Glide, Gray/Black/Black • Staples Advantage $166.79 1 $166.79
Brother Genuine High Yield Black Ink Cartridges, LC2032PKS, Replacement Black Ink Two Pack, Includes 2 Cartridges of Black Ink, Page Yield Up To 550 Pages/Cartridge, LC203 • Amazon Business $36.34 1 $36.34
Brother Genuine High Yield Color Ink Cartridge, LC2033PKS, Replacement Color Ink Three Pack, Includes 1 Cartridge Each of Cyan, Magenta & Yellow, Page Yield Up To 550 Pages, Amazon Dash Replenishment Cartridge, LC203 • Amazon Business $32.34 1 $32.34
Staples Expanding Folding Crate On Wheels, 16"H x 18 1/2"W x 15"D • Staples Advantage $28.09 1 $28.09
Smead Poly Snap-In Two-Pocket Folder, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 10 per pack (87939) • Amazon Business $10.98 2 $21.96
Staples Laminating Pouches, Letter, 5 Mil, 9" x 11 1/2", 300 Box • Staples Advantage $20.46 1 $20.46
SmileMakers Fruity Scratch N Sniff Stickers 75/Box • $6.52 3 $19.56
Musgrave Incentive Pencils You Are Awesome • $2.63 6 $15.78
Musgrave Incentive Pencils Paw Power • $2.63 6 $15.78
Paper Mate Flair Felt-Tip Pens, Ultra Fine Point, Assorted, 8/Pack • Staples Advantage $14.29 1 $14.29
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets/Pack (21004/ 22004) • Staples Advantage $12.74 1 $12.74
BIC Gel-ocity Quick Dry Retractable Gel Pens, Medium Point, Assorted Ink, 8/Pack (RGLCGAP81-AST) • Staples Advantage $10.99 1 $10.99
Readers are Leaders Pencils, Dozen • $3.56 2 $7.12
Scholastic News, Grade 4 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 4 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 1 $5.75
Scholastic News, Grades 5/6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 5/6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 1 $5.75
Readers are Leaders Pencil, Pack of 12 • $4.33 1 $4.33
Marvalus White Tape Options: 1" X 36" • Teachers' School Supply $4.29 1 $4.29
Trend Stinky Stickers, Small Round, Colorful Smiles Scented Tutti-Frutti • $2.54 1 $2.54

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