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Mrs. Parker from Sacramento CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Increasing Active Literacy In Our Classroom

My students need a diverse library in order to increase and promote literacy in our classroom. The items include 2 sets of Spanish Storybook Read-Alongs, Vocabulary Development Photo Card Libraries, Spanish Readers and other Spanish book titles.

  • $989 goal

This project expired on March 27, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The things I want to know are in books. My best friend is the man who'll get me a book I [haven't] read." Abraham Lincoln

My students attend a dual immersion program in Spanish in CA.

These students are eager to learn and succeed in life. These students come from various racial backgrounds that make them unique such as being bilingual and multicultural diverse. They are very loving and caring. They always put a smile on my face because they work hard to be better in life.

My Project

Our classroom has a very small library; therefore by adding more resources into our library, the students will have more opportunities to be expose in different kinds of literacy. This will allow the students to love reading and take advantage of a better education. Reading is the most important skill in order to communicate in writing or orally. By having a bigger library, I will be able to have a better selection to promote literacy in my own classroom. I can do more read alouds, shared readings, and literacy centers. My students will learn the importance of decoding, fluency, and building vocabulary. They will also learn to enjoy different kind of literature.

Your donation will make a difference on my students.

They will have the opportunity to look forward different literacy books in our classroom. Also, the students will be able to succeed in their literacy skills by having access to a better library. Having this library will provide the students to take initiative to read on their own and actual enjoy reading.

Mrs. Parker
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Segundo grado es increible, Ambar Dorado / Second Grade Rule • AKJ Books $6.53 1 $6.53
Te regalo un cuento/ I''ll give you a story • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94
Olivia... y el juguete desaparecido Ian Falconer, Teresa Mla • AKJ Books $12.37 1 $12.37
Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Books $11.64 1 $11.64
Cuentos De Sapo/ Toad Stories • AKJ Books $5.07 1 $5.07
El Astronomo/ the Astronomer • AKJ Books $15.32 1 $15.32
El Canto del Mosquito • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
Sapo y un dia muy especial/ Frog and a Very Special Day • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Oliver Button Es Una Nena / Oliver Button Is a Sissy • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Verdi • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59
Viaje a la luna / Trip to the Moon • AKJ Books $9.45 1 $9.45
Una pulga interplanetaria/ An Interplanetary Flea • AKJ Books $7.26 1 $7.26
RE535X - Spanish Storybook Read-Alongs - Set 3 • Lakeshore Learning $199.00 1 $199.00
RE870X - Spanish Storybook Read-Alongs - Set 4 • Lakeshore Learning $199.00 1 $199.00
DD560X - Vocabulary Development Photo Card Libraries - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $89.95 1 $89.95
JJ934 - Spanish Emergent Readers • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
Hay Algo Mas Viejo Que Una Tortuga Gigante?/ What''s Older Th • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Pasado y presente/ Past and Present • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59
Stela Luna/Stellaluna • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Mariposas En la Calle Carmen (Butterflies on Carmen Street) • AKJ Books $16.95 1 $16.95
Gracias, Senor Falker/thank You, Mr. Falker • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Alatorcida/ Crickwing • AKJ Books $14.59 1 $14.59

Materials cost

$731.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$66.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$839.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.20

Total project goal

$988.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$988.01

1 Donor

-$988.01

Donations toward project cost

-$839.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$148.20

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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