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

Learning through Playing and Reading

My students need games and books to learn in a fun way.

  • $590 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My English and Spanish speaking students are offered enjoyable, stimulating and learning opportunities in our Dual Immersion program. Our program follows the "90/10" model, students enter the program in kindergarten and receive the majority of instruction in Spanish. As students progress in their education, the amount of instruction given in English increases while it decreases in Spanish up to their fifth grade year where they will receive a 50/50 percentage of each language.

The goal of our Dual Immersion program is for students to receive bilingual skills that will provide them with cognitive and social-emotional skills.

Students will be able to maintain strong ties to their families, culture and community in our diverse society. Our students are creative, energetic and eager to learn.

My Project

With these games and books my students will be able to enjoy learning while using games and reading a variety of books. Through play they will develop social and cognitive skills, mature emotionally, and gain the self-confidence required to engage in new experiences and environments.

These games will help provide language practice in the various skills- speaking, writing, listening and reading.

Some of the games can be played in pairs or in small groups, thereby providing an opportunity to develop their interpersonal skills such as the skill of disagreeing politely or the skill of asking for help. In the classroom students will definitely participate in the activities

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GAME MEZCLALAS MIX IT UP • School Specialty $28.96 1 $28.96
GAME MAR DE SILABAS SPANISH WORD BUILDING • School Specialty $26.77 1 $26.77
Yoruga la Tortuga y otros cuentos (Yertle The Turtle And Other Stories) • AKJ Education $11.67 2 $23.34
Buenas noches, Gorila (Goodnight Gorilla) • AKJ Education $10.21 2 $20.42
BILINGUAL ZINGO • School Specialty $19.87 1 $19.87
Clic, Clac, Plif, Plaf / Click, Clack, Splish, Splash • AKJ Education $9.48 2 $18.96
LA Historia De Johnny Appleseed • AKJ Education $8.09 2 $16.18
Stela Luna / Stellaluna • AKJ Education $8.02 2 $16.04
Como El Grinch Robo LA Navidad / How the Grinch Stole Christmas • AKJ Education $14.99 1 $14.99
Nublado con probabilidades de albondigas / Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Olivia visita Venecia / Olivia Goes to Venice • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Un pez, dos peces, pez rojo, pez azul (One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish) • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
El Árbol Generoso (The Giving Tree) • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
¡Horton escucha a quién! (Horton Hears A Who!) • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
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
Ferdinando El Toro/ Fernando the Bull • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Medianoche en la Luna (Midnight On The Moon) • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Charlie y el gran ascensor de cristal (Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator) • AKJ Education $8.72 1 $8.72
El mejor nido (The Best Nest) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Huevos verdes con jamón (Green Eggs And Ham) • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
¡Hay un molillo en mi bolsillo! (There's A Wocket In My Pocket!) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
¡Yo puedo leer con los ojos cerrados! (I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Danielito y el Dinosaurio (Danny And The Dinosaurs) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Es dia de feria, Ambar Dorado / It's a Fair Day, Amber Brown • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Amelia Bedelia • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
La Colcha De Los Recuerdos • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
¡Corre, perro, corre! (Go Dog, Go) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
El día del Rey Dragón (Day Of The Dragon King) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Delfines al amanecer (Dolphins At Daybreak) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
La noche de los ninjas (Night Of The Ninjas) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Una tarde en el Amazonas (Afternoon On The Amazon) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

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