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Mrs. Backers from Pleasanton CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Library and Book Studies

Help me give my students books to read in Spanish either as a book study or independent reading!

  • $661 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are middle schoolers and are searching for books that they will enjoy reading. My students in the Dual Immersion classes have various levels of Spanish, some coming from native backgrounds, and some are learning Spanish as a second language. My students are the only 8th graders in the district that are enrolled in the Dual Immersion program, so they are energetic, and ready to read books in Spanish!

They love reading books that are of interest to them!

My Project

My students are Spanish speakers and Spanish learners. We are working on building a classroom library with books in Spanish so that students can have book clubs and books of interest for silent reading.

These would books would be a great opportunity for students to learn to love reading in Spanish!

We will either have silent reading or book clubs where students can read a book together and dive into character analysis, plot development, and other literary topics. We will also use these books to work on literary response writing. These books are also great resources to have some authentic Spanish texts in our classroom curriculum.

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
¿Quién cuenta las estrellas? (Number The Stars) • AKJ Education $9.48 11 $104.28
Los Cien Vestidos (The Hundred Dresses) • AKJ Education $7.29 10 $72.90
Los Juegos del Hambre (The Hunger Games) • AKJ Education $17.99 3 $53.97
Sinsajo (Mockingjay) • AKJ Education $17.99 3 $53.97
En Llamas (Catching Fire) • AKJ Education $14.59 3 $43.77
James y el melocotón gigante (James and the Giant Peach) • AKJ Education $10.18 3 $30.54
De cómo Tía Lola vino de visita a quedarse (How Tía Lola Came To Visit) • AKJ Education $5.10 5 $25.50
Me llamo María Isabel (My Name Is Maria Isabel) • AKJ Education $4.37 5 $21.85
Eleanor & Park (Spanish Edition) • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Sonia Sotomayor A Judge Grows in the Bronx (La juez que creció en el Bronx) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Al Capone me lava la ropa (Al Capone Does My Shirts) • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
La gran Gilly Hopkins (The Great Gilly Hopkins) • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Sarah, sencilla y alta (Sarah, Plain And Tall) • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Cool Salsa (Spanish Edition) • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
La Colcha De Los Recuerdos • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29

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