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Mrs. de Anda from Sunnyvale CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Read In Spanish!

Help me give my students a Spanish library to foster their bilingual skills and to increase their passion to read and learn in Spanish. (Part Two of We Can Read In Spanish)

  • $1,025 goal

This project expired on March 13, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My passion for teaching sparked while working as an aide in a Special Education classroom. Ever since, my goal was to become a special education teacher. Now I teach in a bilingual title 1 school in an RSP (Resource Specialist Program) classroom. I teach students who have learning differences, who are English learners, children who are homeless, children who live below poverty, and much more. Despite all the struggles they have faced, my students are hardworking, diligent, curious, kind, enthusiastic, honest, and creative.

With all of this in mind, as I prepare my students for the demands of the increasingly complex life and work environments of the 21st Century, it is my responsibility to create an environment where my students are engaged and successful in their learning.

By providing my students with a safe environment, they will thrive in their learning; making it easier for them to accept their differences as they continue to practice a growth mindset.

I am blessed to be teaching these wonderful and loving children who give me the opportunity to make a difference in their education and their lives.

My Project

Knowing a second language opens up social and cultural opportunities as well as different perspectives of how we see the world around us. For this reason, I would love to provide my RSP students with fiction and nonfiction books that are engaging and transport them to different experiences.

The Guided Reading Collection books will provide my students with infinite opportunities to travel to different worlds and to become bilingual and biliteral regardless of the language they speak at home.

Moreover, providing books that students can read independently and with support will motivate the students to become fluent and skilled readers.

I am so thrilled to add books in Spanish to our existing English library for my RSP students. This addition to our library will help them strengthen their academic skills and become more successful readers.`

Mrs. de Anda
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level B Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $119.95 1 $119.95
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level G Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $111.00 1 $111.00
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level E Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $109.99 1 $109.99
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level D Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $109.48 1 $109.48
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level F Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $107.11 1 $107.11
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level C Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $106.19 1 $106.19
Guided Reading Collection: Spanish Level A Complete (20 Books) • AKJ Education $96.29 1 $96.29

Materials cost

$760.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$69.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$870.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$153.70

Total project goal

$1,024.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,024.65

9 Donors

-$790.80

Donations toward project cost

-$718.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.75

match offer

-$179.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$152.90

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$53.96

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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