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Mrs. Burke from Speedway IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Spanish!

My students need books in Spanish! My students learn lots of grammar and practice speaking, but they need books to practice reading comprehension! The pen holders and pens will be attached to their desks.

  • $487 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are motivated learners that come from very diverse backgrounds. These students work very hard to learn the new vocabulary, the new grammar rules, as well as how to speak, read, and write.

For most of my students, Spanish is a new and exciting world.

For some students, Spanish will be their third or fourth language to learn. For others, it is their native language, and they thoroughly enjoy being able to use Spanish for one of their classes.

My Project

The pencil holders and highlighters will help the students learn how to take good notes. The red pens will allow for them to see their mistakes easily when we grade as a class.

The books such as El Lorax (The Lorax) will help the students learn how to comprehend what they read.

I will make activities to go with the books. These books will be available to the students to check out as well!

The chapter books such as Diario de Greg: Un renacuajo (Diary Of A Wimpy Kid) will challenge my native Spanish speakers. They will concentrate more on writing reports on the books instead of spending time learning something they already know.

Thank you for donating!

Mrs. Burke
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 285 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MaxGear Mesh Pen Holders Metal Pencil Cup Holder Pen Organizer Pencil Holder for Desk Office Pencil Holders, 3 Pack for 3 Colors: Green/Blue/Black • Amazon Business $10.85 10 $108.50
Trencitas (Braids) • AKJ Education $14.99 1 $14.99
Correr o morir (Maze Runner) • AKJ Education $14.39 1 $14.39
Olivia visita Venecia / Olivia Goes to Venice • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Diario de Greg: Un renacuajo (Diary Of A Wimpy Kid) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Yoruga la Tortuga y otros cuentos (Yertle The Turtle And Other Stories) • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Oh, Cuan Lejos Llegaras! / Oh, the Places You'll Go! • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
El Lorax (The Lorax) • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Matar a un ruiseñor / To Kill a Mockingbird • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
Buenas noches, Gorila (Goodnight Gorilla) • AKJ Education $10.21 1 $10.21
Gracias a Winn-Dixie (Because Of Winn-Dixie) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Clic, Clac, Plif, Plaf / Click, Clack, Splish, Splash • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Un puente hacia Terabithia (Bridge To Terabithia) • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Mr. Pen- 18 Pc Highlighter Set, 6 Gel Bible Highlighter Non Bleed Assorted Color, 6 Narrow Highlighter, 2 Wide Highlighter, 2 Highlighter Pencil, Highlighter Tape (Variety Set) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Búho en casa (Owl At Home) • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With the Mexican Hat Dance • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
Diario de Anne Frank (Anne Frank: The Diary Of A Young Girl) • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
Los Cien Vestidos (The Hundred Dresses) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
¡Hay un molillo en mi bolsillo! (There's A Wocket In My Pocket!) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Un pez, dos peces, pez rojo, pez azul (One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
BIC Ecolutions Round Stic Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0mm), Red, 50-Count • Amazon Business $5.91 1 $5.91
El Día de Muertos (The Day Of The Dead) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Pink y Say (Pink And Say) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Day of the Dead / El Dia de los Muertos • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Tikki Tikki Tembo • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
El Color De Mis Palabras • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
¡Corre, perro, corre! (Go Dog, Go) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Nadarín (Swimmy) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
El caballero del alba (The Knight At Dawn) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Una tarde en el Amazonas (Afternoon On The Amazon) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
La noche de los ninjas (Night Of The Ninjas) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
La Noche de los Nuevos Magos • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Carnaval a Media Luz • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
El día del Rey Dragón (Day Of The Dragon King) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Vacaciones al pie de un volcán (Vacation Under The Volcano) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$377.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$413.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.99

Total project goal

$486.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$486.62

5 Donors

-$399.56

Donations toward project cost

-$371.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.43

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$37.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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