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Ms. Tomeo from New Castle DE is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Welcome to the Wizarding World of Ms. Tomeo's English Class

Help me give my students a total classroom transformation which will allow my students to have a relaxing environment. The Harry Potter decorations will allow us to change the classroom in order to make learning enjoyable.

  • $221 goal

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My Students

As an English teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Although these students may face a variety of struggles at home, they come to school to persevere through the challenges they see on a daily basis. It is my job as a teacher to create a classroom where they can forget about their troubles, even if it is only for a few hours a day. I want to provide my students with a warm and welcoming environment.

I want my students to find joy in the work they do and comfort in our learning environment.

I would like to transform my whole classroom in order to give them a new and creative learning space. This new transformative room will have alternative lighting and a warm atmosphere.

My Project

I want my students to enjoy coming to school and enjoy the work they do in my classroom. Through a room transformation, I will be able to provide my students with an experience while learning. I want my students to have a classroom that does not simply look like a regular classroom. Transforming the space will be a way to provide students with an experience every time they walk into the room.

I want to provide students with a comfortable space to delve into our literature while gaining a love for reading.

The lighting and materials will help create a warm environment. Alternative lighting is a great way to develop an atmosphere in which students feel comfortable.

Ms. Tomeo
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Homedocr Rectangle Tablecloth - Stain Resistant, Wrinkle Resistant and Spillproof Restaurant Washable Polyester Table Cloth, 54 x 80 inch, Black • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Riyidecor Wizard 9 3/4 Magical Platform Backdrop King's Cross Station 8x6ft Secret Passage to Wizarding Magical School Photography Background Birthday Party Photo Studio Shoot Blush Vinyl Cloth • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
HARRY POTTER Gryffindor House Quidditch Banner - Gryffindor • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Vintage London Telephone Booth Designed USB Charging LED Night Lamp Touch Sensor Table Desk Light for Bedroom Students Dormitory Illumination Home Bar Decoration Novelty Birthday Adjustable Brightness • Amazon Business $15.79 1 $15.79
Harry Potter: Collectible Quidditch Set - Accessory • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Loot Crate Harry Potter Ariana Dumbledore Secret Compartment Picture Frame • Amazon Business $14.09 1 $14.09
Realistic 3D Domed Glow in The Dark Stars,606 Dots for Starry Sky, Perfect for Kids Bedding Room Gift(606 Stars) (Green) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Doremy 3D Illusion LED Night Light Table Desk Lamp 7 Colors Gradual Changing Touch with USB Cable for Home Decoration or Children’s Gifts (D) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
SKYCOOOOL 20 Pairs 40 Prints Black Shoe Footprint Stickers Decals for Floor Wall Stairs to Guide Directions by, Small and Large • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Harry Potter: Diagon Alley Pocket Notebook Collection (Set of 3) • Amazon Business $6.14 1 $6.14
Energizer AA Batteries, Max Alkaline (8 Count) • Amazon Business $4.29 1 $4.29

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