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Mrs. Dubay from Goodyear AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Can We Read Again Today?

Help me give my students cultural lessons through reading stories based in Spanish speaking countries.

  • $254 goal

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My Students

I teach Spanish 1 at a Title 1 high school in Arizona. I generally have between 39-42 students in each of my four classes. Although it is a Spanish 1 class, Spanish is the only world language taught at this high school and students range in proficiency from beginning to advanced.

I want to create an excitement for learning a second language; to instill a sense of "I can do this" and make the learning process more interesting and fun!

My school district has a large population of students with learning and behavioral issues and from low-income families. Many of the students come from a Hispanic background but know very little about the Spanish language. This is a wonderful opportunity to share the world with my students.

My Project

I am incorporating comprehensible input in my teaching strategy. There is a strong focus on reading which helps to grow vocabulary and an understanding of grammar. I am building a classroom library to encourage my Spanish 1 students to learn a second language through comprehensible reading....stories that are written at a level that the beginner student can fully understand.

More books mean a wider variety of topics and greater success in enticing those "not so Interested" readers!

Your donation will help expand my library but also expand my students' vision of the world.

With the large calendar I will be able to post daily lessons. It is important for students to have a clear idea of each day's objectives Instead of coming into class and asking "what are we doing today?".

Mrs. Dubay
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Jumbo Dry Erase Laminated Wall Calendar, Huge 24-Inch by 36-Inch Size, Monthly Planner for Home Office Classroom, Large Date Boxes, Reusable PET Film, Never Folded, Bonus 5 Markers, 8 Tacks, 1 Eraser • Amazon Business $33.95 1 $33.95
Baker van a Peru • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
250 3/4-inch Bingo Chips | Translucent, Mixed Color Marker Supplies | Educational Counting, Science, & STEM Resource | Kids Classroom Learning Toy • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
A Puerco le gusta hacer selfies! (Comprehended Input for early Spanish as a Foreign Language readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Black Duct Tape, 2 Pack, Heavy Duty Duct Tape by Better Office Products, 7.3mil, 1.88 Inch x 30 Yards Per Roll, Easy Tear, 2 Pack, Black • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Spanish Novels: El Hacker (Spanish Novels for Pre Intermediates - A2) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
El escape cubano (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Fiesta fatal • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Las sombras: Corre y no mires atras (Las apariencias enga?an) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Los Sobrevivientes (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Spanish Novels: Los novios (Spanish Novels for Beginners - A1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Spanish Novels: Fútbol en Madrid (Spanish Novels for Beginners - A1) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Carl no quiere ir a Mexico (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Cinco pesos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
El Escape: Casi me mata el celular (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00

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