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Mrs. Carballo from Orlando FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Spanish Through Books!

My students need to be exposed to the Spanish language so they can get a better understanding.

  • $282 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are outgoing and eager to learn new things every day. Students are learning English and Spanish as part of the Dual Language Program. My students are a mixed of English speakers and non English speakers. Students enter the classroom with bright smiles highlighting their excitement and anticipation for the hands-on learning experiences that awaits them.

All students receive free breakfast and/or lunch.

We are a proactive school with several before and after-school tutoring and community outreach programs. Our students' families struggle financially, but everyone is dedicated to helping our parents provide for their children.

The educators and support staff are amazing in their dedication and determination to make a difference in the lives of our students. Our goal is to give each student the very best education and the best support possible at all times. We have many students entering our Orlando classroom who have been disabled due to Hurricane Irma and Maria. These students are new to the English language, and we need materials to support their learning. As they come, we will not fail in our mission to embrace them with open arms and our students share our same vision.

My Project

These Spanish books will help my students to learn a new language. Students are exposed more to English than to Spanish. Everything around them is in English, for example programs in the tv, music, names of restaurants, etc. Having Spanish books in my classroom, will be helpful for the students.

Students will make a better connection with what are they learning when teacher reads the Spanish story.

The story, the illustrations will help them to learn new words and get a better understanding. My goal as a VPK teacher is to help them to understand, talk and write in Spanish. I know that getting all of these books will help students to learn Spanish as part of the Dual language Program.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Los vestidos de mamá (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
¿De qué tienes miedo ratoncito? (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.62 1 $14.62
La gallina Cocorina (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
La llavecita dorada (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Si llevas un raton a la escuela (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75
Coleccion de oro Jorge el curioso/A Treasury of Curious George (bilingual edition) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
El Gato ensombrerado (The Cat in the Hat Spanish Edition) (Beginner Books(R)) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
La piñata mágica - Bilingüe (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
El camioncito Azul (Little Blue Truck, Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Telaraña de Carlota: Charlotte's Web (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.34 1 $7.34
Jorge el curioso y el conejito/Curious George and the Bunny (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $6.67 1 $6.67
Huggy Kissy/Abrazos y besitos (Leslie Patricelli board books) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Oso polar, oso polar, ¿qué es ese ruido? (Brown Bear and Friends) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
La vida de una mariposa (A Butterfly's Life) (Spanish Version) (TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
¿Dónde está Spot? • Amazon Business $5.73 1 $5.73
Goodnight Moon / Buenas Noches, Luna (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
Donde esta la oveja verde?/Where Is the Green Sheep? (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
El ratoncito de la moto (The Mouse and the Motorcycle, Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
I Like It When . . . /Me gusta cuando . . . • Amazon Business $4.69 1 $4.69
¿Eres Mi Mama? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.53 1 $4.53
OLIVIA vende galletas (OLIVIA Sells Cookies) (Olivia TV Tie-in) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Bilingual Tales: El patito feo / The Ugly Duckling (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Perro grande... Perro pequeño / Big Dog... Little Dog (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
How Do I Feel? / ¿Cómo me siento? (Good Beginnings) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
Ve, Perro. Ve!: Go, Dog. Go! (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.94 1 $3.94
Animals: Animales (Bright Baby) (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.20 1 $3.20
Qué cosas dice mi abuela: (Spanish language edition of The Things My Grandmother Says) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
The Three Little Pigs: Los tres cerditos (Keepsake Stories) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
¿Qué día es hoy?/What Day Is It? (Green Light Readers Level 1) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $3.16 1 $3.16
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes/Cabeza, Hombros, Piernas, Pies (Dual Language Baby Board Books- English/Spanish) (Spanish and English Edition) • Amazon Business $3.14 1 $3.14
Jack and the Beanstalk, Grades PK - 3: Juan y los frijoles magicos (Keepsake Stories) • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99
The Little Red Hen, Grades PK - 3: La Gallinita Roja (Keepsake Stories) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
Little Red Riding Hood, Grades PK - 3: Caperucita Roja (Keepsake Stories) (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $2.74 1 $2.74

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