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Ms. Ayala from Plainfield IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Diving Into Learning Each Other's Cultures Through Books!

Help me give my students books to improve their academic language and learn about their culture.

  • $290 goal

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My Students

I work with second language learners, in my classroom I will have many different languages at one time. These students are working on developing their language skills. Many of these students are new to the country and have limited exposure to the academic English language.

Many of my second language learners love to read books!

My students are eager, excited and motivated to learn. We work together to bring their culture into the classroom. I would love to provide the students with the opportunity to continue growing in the English language.

My Project

While using wordless picture books the students will be able to expand their English vocabulary. These books will provide opportunities for daily oral language practices, providing visual support so they can expand on their background knowledge. The students' culture or heritage will also be brought into the classroom.

By donating to this projects, these students will expand their oral language and have a better understanding of each other's culture.

The students will enjoy adding to, their vocabulary and improve on their language skills. Students will be able to use the skills and knowledge that go into listening and speaking. Build a strong relationship using illustrations to promote literacy and improve comprehension skills. What a wonderful way to be able to bring in books to work on oral language development and learning about each other's culture.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bruce's Big Storm (Mother Bruce Series) • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Fossil • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Under My Hijab • Amazon Business $13.92 1 $13.92
I'm New Here • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Wave • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Door: (Wordless Children’s Picture Book, Adventure, Friendship) • Amazon Business $12.81 1 $12.81
Quest (Aaron Becker's Wordless Trilogy) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family • Amazon Business $12.77 1 $12.77
Journey (Aaron Becker's Wordless Trilogy) • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
Float • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Found • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Mr. Wuffles! (Caldecott Medal - Honors Winning Title(s)) • Amazon Business $10.03 1 $10.03
Nathan's Tree • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Chalk • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
The Colors of Us • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Under the Ramadan Moon • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
Flashlight • Amazon Business $6.23 1 $6.23

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