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Mrs. Kronemeyer from Linwood NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Bookworms- a Spanish Language Library

My students need comprehensible Spanish language reading materials to participate in a free voluntary reading program in our classroom.

  • $596 goal

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My Students

My students are young adults with the world at their fingertips. Their life experiences vary from world travelers to wondering if their family will have food for the weekend. I have a diverse population that has been brought together to learn another language.

In my classroom, I focus first on building a community of respect, love and compassion.

From there, we dive into the content. As a world language teacher, I am able to use the students as my content and the language as a way to get to know my students better.

We use books to explore beyond our classroom walls, to develop a sense of other cultures and broaden our knowledge while building a solid foundation of the Spanish language. When my students see Spanish in context, paint a picture of the story in their head they progress along the road of acquisition towards the path to proficiency.

My Project

I would like to build a library of books that take into consideration the reading levels of individual students. It is important for the books to be comprehensible to students and about topics that are of interest and culturally relevant. I want my students to demonstrate reading skills; however, reading is not only an end but also a means to acquiring language. It is my hope that my students find a love for reading books that they choose at the same time expand their vocabulary and language skills.

If we give students books and time to read them, they will acquire language and grow.

The best way to differentiate so that all can grow is by free voluntary reading. My goal is to provide a safe and quiet place where students can concentrate and read, comprehensible and interesting reading materials in Spanish. My students will be “trained” on how to choose a book that is their independent level and how to read in another language.

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This project will reach 130 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
¿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
El Sol, Spanish, Grades 6 - 12, Level 3 (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
Superburguesas - 2nd edition: An Easy to Read Novel for Learners of Spanish (Polyglot Language Learning Series) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.49 4 $25.96
Las aventuras de Isabela (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 3 $20.85
El escape cubano (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.50 3 $19.50
El capibara con botas (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.50 3 $19.50
Mi Propio Auto / Una novela breve y facil totalmente en espanol (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
El Jersey (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
Berto y sus buenas ideas (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
Isabela captura un congo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
La Vampirata (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.50 2 $13.00
Los Sobrevivientes (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.00 2 $12.00
La chica nueva: A level 1 Spanish reader (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
El viaje perdido (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
El Viaje de Su Vida (Nivel 1 / Libro D) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Fiesta fatal • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
Ataques de Hambre (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Donde esta Eduardo? (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95

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