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Mrs. McAmis from Madison OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Better Readers Through Better Book Choices

Help me give my students stories in bilingual readers and board books to strengthen their reading skills while engaging them in the Spanish language.

  • $188 goal

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My Students

Our school provides only one language: Spanish. We serve the most awesome students in grades 9-12 and provide rigorous academics and excellent teachers who do their best to teach the target language for real life application.

Our students are from a wide variety of economic situations, many receive free or reduced-price lunch, and some don't have access to computers or internet outside of school.

I would love to support their future successes by giving them opportunities to strengthen the skills they have, branch out into new areas and learn in challenging yet rewarding ways.

My Project

Familiar children's story books and bilingual board books give students the freedom to explore Spanish in an engaging way. While some books will expand on vocabulary in the context of Spanish fables and history, others will show my students the Spanish meanings of words in stories they have heard since infancy and thereby connect the familiar with the unfamiliar.

This project will enable my students to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently in Spanish with confidence.

During Sustained Silent Reading my students will be given opportunities to explore vocabulary, culture, and history in a pleasant setting.

Mrs. McAmis
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Around The World With - Alrededor Del Mundo Con Cantinflas (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Zapata: Colors - Colores (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Loteria: First Words / Primeras Palabras (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Guadalupe: First Words - Primeras Palabras (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Life of/La Vida De Celia (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Lucha Libre: Anatomy - Anatomia (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Tres Reyes Magos: Colors - Colores (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
Evita: Opposites - Opuestos (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94
La oruga muy hambrienta: Spanish board book (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
Un Elefante: Numbers- Numeros (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.83 1 $9.83
Cuauhtémoc: Shapes - Formas (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Goodnight Moon / Buenas Noches, Luna (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
¿Eres Mi Mama? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Ve, Perro. Ve!: Go, Dog. Go! (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.46 1 $4.46
Qué cosas dice mi abuela (The Things My Grandmother Says): (Spanish language edition of The Things My Grandmother Says) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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