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Mrs. M. from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Promoting Early Literacy Development in Spanish

Help me give my students an accelerated Spanish Literacy program designed for young bilingual learners.

  • $927 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in a dual language program where they learn in Spanish and English. Many of them are immigrants or come from immigrant families making it more meaningful to maintain their native language. They love coming to school and are eager to learn and work together. My students are very curious and enjoy asking questions and exploring new materials and ideas.

For many of my students, this is their first time in school, and they are excited about the new things they learn every day.

My Project

Our young students are learning to read and write in Spanish through our accelerated reading curriculum, Estrellita. In order to maximize their experience with the curriculum, we are requesting the Estrellita kit for a preschool classroom. This program teaches individual sounds through a combination of whole language, phonics-based strategies that are developmentally appropriate and fun for young children. It includes a variety of activities such as stories, rhymes, riddles, cheers, and games designed to develop and foster phonemic awareness.

The PreKindergarten Early Literacy Program teaches students the sounds of the letters by immersing them in a variety of phonemic awareness activities and to provide practice with basic blending in order to prepare them for reading in kindergarten.

This program addresses a variety of learning styles by incorporating a multisensory approach (audio, verbal, tactile and kinesthetic) into the instructional content. It also promotes parental involvement throughout the program. There are individual and group assessment charts for both the Sonidos (sounds) and Blending components and it will be used during our literacy block for the entire school year. We hope you can support our project, and share it with others who value bilingual education.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PreK Early Literacy Program • Estrellita $699.00 1 $699.00

Materials cost

$699.00

Vendor shipping charges

$47.79

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$787.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$138.93

Total project goal

$926.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$926.20

11 Donors

-$831.78

Donations toward project cost

-$708.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$123.26

Matching donations from our partners

-$92.65

Match offers toward project cost

-$78.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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