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Mrs. Buccioni from Santa Monica CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning About Dinero

My students need Spanish language books about money in order to increase their language proficiency and financial literacy at the same time.

  • $645 goal

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My Students

I serve an incredible, diverse group of teens and tweens from Santa Monica and the surrounding Los Angeles area. We are a Title I school with many socioeconomically disadvantaged students, and the primary mission of our school and district is to achieve excellence through equity.

I teach Spanish to students who range from novice to intermediate proficiency, and all of my students are language learners on their way to becoming fully balanced bilinguals.

My students are all born to be readers, but some of them just haven't found that perfect book in Spanish yet.

My Project

My students become more proficient in the Spanish language by using it to learn about topics of interest to them. As adolescents just beginning to discover themselves in the world, they are increasingly interested in understanding how the economy works. Many of them have already begun to do chores or outside work for money, and I believe that this is the perfect age to focus on increasing their financial literacy.

These books will form an important part of our classroom library, and will give my students the opportunity to delve deeper into the theme of financial literacy through comprehensible Spanish.

Therefore, the books will serve two important purposes--improving my students' language proficiency while also teaching them more about how the economy works in our country and across the world.

Mrs. Buccioni
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Abecé Visual (The Illustrated Basics of… Series) (11 Books) • AKJ Education $139.50 1 $139.50
Inheritance Cycle (4 Books) Spanish • AKJ Education $50.73 1 $50.73
Heritage Language Education: A New Field Emerging • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
Dinero (Ganar ahorrar gastar) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $29.00 1 $29.00
The HyperDoc Handbook: Digital Lesson Design Using Google Apps • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
El Libro de la Economía (Big Ideas Simply Explained) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
Economia explicada a los jovenes, La (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.85 1 $11.85
Hacer que el dinero crezca (Making Money Grow) (Spanish Version) (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
¿Dónde va tu dinero? (Where Does Your Money Go?) (Spanish Version) (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Padre Rico, Padre Pobre. Edición 20 aniversario: Qué les enseñan los ricos a sus hijos acerca del dinero, ¡que los pobres y la clase media no! (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
Sam y el dinero de la suerte (Sam and the Lucky Money, Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Economía en colores / Economics in Colors (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Dinero para ninos: Libros educativos para ninos (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
El dinero no crece en los árboles (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Recursos de capital y la economía (Capital Resources and the Economy) (Spanish Version) (Social Studies Readers : Content and Literacy) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Dinero suelto (Spanish Edition) (Simplemente Dinero) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Todo sobre el dinero (All About Money) (Spanish Version) (Social Studies Readers : Content and Literacy) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
¡Cómpralo! Historia del dinero (Buy It! History of Money) (Spanish Version) (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
El dinero y el comercio en nuestro mundo (Money and Trade in Our World) (Spanish Version) (Social Studies Readers : Content and Literacy) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Finanzas inteligentes para una nueva generación: 10 lecciones que todo adolescente debe aprender sobre el dinero (Especialidades Juveniles) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.67 1 $8.67
Cuestión de dinero: ¿Cuánto vale? Conocimientos financieros (Money Matters: What's It Worth? Financial Literacy) (Spanish Version) (Cuestión de dinero ... Mathematics Readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.40 1 $6.40

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