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Mr. Fisher from Kent WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bring Fun, Comprehensible Spanish-Language Literature to Middle School Students

My students need quality, comprehensible Spanish -language literature to achieve massive growth in our communication skills!

  • $958 goal

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My Students

Our students are curious, fun, and creative, and every day, they immerse themselves in a Spanish-speaking environment that prepares them for an increasingly connected and international world. We create stories together in class, analyze cultural products and practices, and build a warm community based on fun, trust, and understanding - all in Spanish! Our students speak many and multiple languages, and Spanish class is yet another opportunity for them to expand their world and communicative ability.

The 6th-8th grade students in a diverse Washington suburb at a Title 1 school represent a variety of cultures and backgrounds.

Our classroom communities are united by a love of stories, and a fascination with the many characters in life. Students eagerly share about exciting plot twists, insufferable antagonists, and heroes worth looking up to. The stories stay with our students, and bring us together to tell and retell them.

My Project

By bringing quality fiction and nonfiction literature to our classroom library, our students will be able to achieve massive growth in their vocabulary, understanding, and communicative ability. Students need a variety of materials to find a good fit, and this project reflects a spectrum of requisite skill levels and text types.

Research shows that reading is the most powerful way to increase proficiency in any language.

As a first-year teacher, I am looking to build a lasting library of materials for my students to enjoy over and over again in their quest for Spanish proficiency. I currently have enough reading materials for each student to have a book of their own to read during our daily free reading time, but very little variety. This project will give each student a chance to find "their" book - the one whose content they devour with intense curiosity, forgetting that it's in Spanish because they just want to know what happens next.

By donating to this project, you are giving our students a chance to become proficient Spanish speakers and global citizens - an invaluable gift for their (and our) future! ¡Queremos leer! – We want to read!

Mr. Fisher
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 100 students.

19 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level B Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $119.95 1 $119.95
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level C Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $105.94 1 $105.94
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level A Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $97.32 1 $97.32
¿Qué Tal?, Spanish, Grades 6 - 12, Level 1 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 6 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 6–12 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $7.99 10 $79.90
Ahora, Spanish, Grades 6 - 12, Level 2 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 6 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 6–12 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $7.99 10 $79.90
EL ratón Pablito (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
La familia de Federico Rico (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
La Bella Mentira: La clase de confesiones 2 (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.25 4 $25.00
La clase de confesiones: Carlos hace el peor error de su vida (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.25 4 $25.00
Peter va a Colombia (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
El viaje dificil (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
Superburguesas - 2nd edition: An Easy to Read Novel for Learners of Spanish (Polyglot Language Learning Series) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.49 2 $12.98
Cenicienta: La Novela Grafica (Graphic Spin en Español) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.10 2 $12.20
La Bella y La Bestia: La Novela Grafica (Graphic Spin en Español) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.10 2 $12.20
Ataques de Hambre (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98

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