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Ms. Timmerman from Benton WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Bilingual Learners

My students need a classroom library full of engaging books to help them become bilingual learners!

  • $590 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What I love most about my students is their attitudes. Most of my elementary/middle school students have been together since kindergarten and have grown into a "family" rather than just "classmates". My students are enthusiastic and excited about Spanish. They are eager to use their skills outside of the


I catch many of these students using their Spanish in the hallways, lunch room, and play ground.

I am passionate about teaching Spanish through storytelling. This year I would LOVE to build my elementary Spanish classroom library. As a small, rural, K-12 district, we do not always receive sufficient funding for resources other than the textbooks in our classrooms . . . which are often outdated. Giving students access to authentic resources will allow them to succeed and grow!

My Project

Storytelling is a daily activity in my elementary Spanish classroom. These books will continue to help bring meaningful vocabulary and phrases to life.

I strive to create a classroom library where students can bring literacy to life, and this project will continue to help do just that!

By carefully choosing these books with each of my students in mind, I know my students will now be able to find books that nurture their interests and excite their minds and imaginations. These books will help my students practice Spanish in a natural and engaging way. I love that when my students read in Spanish, they input the language in authentic contexts. Not only are they building their Spanish acquisition, but they are practicing grade-level reading strategies that they can apply anywhere! My elementary students are fascinated by books and show a deep interest in reading. This project will only enhance their storytelling in Spanish experiences!

Ms. Timmerman
Grades 3-5

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This project will reach 95 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nemours(r) BrightStart! Spanish Read Aloud Book Set (Set of 13) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $139.95 1 $139.95
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers Grade 1 (30 Bk Set) Spanish • AKJ Education $134.46 1 $134.46
Alma Flor Ada Stories to Celebrate (5 Books) Spanish • AKJ Education $44.71 1 $44.71
Classic Tales Bilingual Books (Set of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.76 1 $40.76
Bilingual Children's Book Set (Set of 6) - Paperback • Kaplan Early Learning Company $38.21 1 $38.21
Bilingual: English/Spanish Book Set (Set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $30.56 1 $30.56
Doreen Cronin Author Study (4 Books) Spanish • AKJ Education $23.16 1 $23.16
El gato con sombrero viene de nuevo (The Cat In The Hat Comes Back) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Diario de un Zombie de Minecraft • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80

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