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Ms. Castellanos from Elm City NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bookworms Attack!

Help me give my students a a Spanish dictionary to wide their vocabulary and encourage their reading.

  • $270 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hola! My students are american kids immerse in an Spanish program at a public school. Most of them have been in the program since kindergarten and the rest joined in first grade. They are working on begin fully bilingual and expanding their knowledge as much as possible.

My kids are avid readers that love knowing the world and its cultures through books and articles!

We push each other to be better everyday, we work in becoming eager life learners, supportive friends and all around great human beings. I usually find myself wondering if I am the teacher or the learner, because they have so much to teach and show the world!

My Project

My kids are 28 eager readers. They love fiction and non-fiction texts and because they read so much, they are writing amazing pieces that we will publish in January. But we have got to a point where daily basis vocabulary is not enough to understand the big words they are encountering in their books or the ones they want to use in their writing activities.

We need the Spanish dictionaries for them to be able to wide their vocabulary and to help them understand some of the new words in the more complex books we are taking on.

Especially in all the informational texts we are reviewing to learn more about the world around us!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diccionario Esencial de la Lengua Espanola (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.50 28 $182.00

Materials cost

$182.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$228.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.40

Total project goal

$269.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$269.33

2 Donors

-$239.33

Donations toward project cost

-$203.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.90

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

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$0.00

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