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Mrs. Hernandez from Garland TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dual Language for Twice the Success!

Help me give my students Spanish language dictionaries and books about diversity to improve our transition to a new Dual Language program on our campus.

  • $156 goal

This project expired on November 5, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

While my school is labeled as "moderate poverty", 90-100% of the students in the bilingual program are on the free/reduced price lunch program yearly.

No matter their lives at home, my students come to my class with smiles on their faces, eager to see what learning I have on the agenda for the day.

Our students are eager to learn and eager to please. We are blessed with the opportunity to help our students grow the gift of two languages that they have. This project will help to provide materials that they need for instruction. They deserve it!

My Project

Over the next few years, my campus is transitioning from a bilingual program to a dual language program for our English Language Learner students whose home language is Spanish. In the new program model, we are moving towards teaching students to become equally bi-literate in both English and Spanish.

Have you ever caught yourself attempting to explain a situation or tell a story and find that the word that you are looking for has just slipped your mind?

Imagine if that were to happen in two languages. In the past, I have seen that there are students who struggle with vocabulary in both English and in Spanish, an academic gap that sometimes happens when students have yet to develop foundational vocabulary in their home language. With your project donations, I would like to put more dictionaries in the hands of my students in Spanish so that they are able to develop vocabulary in their native language. While growing their native language skills, I would also be able to help them to transfer their knowledge to English.

Mrs. Hernandez
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 14 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Larousse Diccionario de sinonimos, antonimos, e ideas Afines (Spanish Edition) • AKJ Education $4.02 8 $32.16
Diccionario Escolar Junior (Larousse Junior School Dictionary) • AKJ Education $4.02 6 $24.12
Diccionario Larousse del Espanol Moderno A New Dictionary of the Spanish Language • AKJ Education $3.66 6 $21.96
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
They Call Me Güero • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45

Materials cost

$100.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$132.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.35

Total project goal

$155.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.67

1 Donor

-$155.67

Donations toward project cost

-$132.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.35

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$0.00

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