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Mrs. Arredondo from Ceres CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need Spanish literature within the classroom setting to help them develop the language that is being taught in class. This will allows them to develop a love for Spanish literature.

  • $437 goal

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My Students

This is my first year teaching 6th grade at a dual language school with more than 80% of my students coming from low income households. The majority of my students qualify for free and reduced lunches. Students begin their day in their homeroom classroom and learn the language that is being taught during that portion of the day (Spanish or English). After lunch, as a grade level, we switch students. During this time, students that received instruction in Spanish before lunch, will receive instruction in English after lunch. We are a 50/50 model school (50% English & 50% Spanish). Students are learning and being taught in both languages.

These students are eager to learn and obtain a higher education.

My Project

These books will allow my students to practice their Spanish language through literature. It will also allow them to successfully meet one of the requirement for the first few days of language arts. Part of the first few days of benchmark (ELA Curriculum), students are required to select a book of their choice and state why they selected that book. Even though all of my students will have access to technology, it is not the same to read a book on a screen as it is to hold it in your hands.

Having our own classroom library will give them the opportunity to explore a variety of literature.

Being that this is my first year at a dual language school, these resources will definitely give us a jump start. Students will be thrilled to have the opportunity to check books out through our classroom library and take a sense of ownership.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
El mundo de los animales / The World of Animals (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
Mago por casualidad/ Wizard By Accident (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Las Aventuras de Gracie y Osomono: Libro 1: Verano (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
El llamado de la estirpe (El libro de los héroes) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $17.90 1 $17.90
Santiago el soñador entre las estrellas (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $17.68 1 $17.68
Dentro de mi imaginación (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $15.14 1 $15.14
La muñeca olvidada / The Beach at Night (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
La increíble historia abuela ganster (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.50 1 $14.50
La íncreible historia de...La gran fuga / Grandpa's Great Escape) (La increíble historia de...) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
¿Donde esta Wally?: Viaje por la historia / Where's Wally? Across Lands (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58
El Jardín Secreto (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.00 2 $12.00
Matilda / Matilda (Roald Dalh Colecction) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Mi Camita (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
El ratoncito de la moto (The Mouse and the Motorcycle, Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.79 2 $9.58
El mundo de Minú (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
La jirafa, el pelicano y el mono / The Giraffe, the Pelican and the Monkey (Roald Dalh Colecction) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.86 1 $8.86
La guerra de la limonada (The Lemonade War Series) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.63 1 $8.63
César: Sí, se puede! (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
La selva amazónica (Amazon Rainforest) (Spanish Version) (TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.70 1 $7.70
Judy Moody es detective / Judy Moody, Girl Detective (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Telaraña de Carlota: Charlotte's Web (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45
Judy Moody: Está de mal humor / Judy Moody Was In a Mood (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
¡Judy Moody salva el planeta! (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Los duendes de la casa dulce: cuentos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
El Capitán Calzoncillos y el perverso plan del Profesor Pipicaca (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Las aventuras del Capitán Calzoncillos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
El Capitán Calzoncillos y el terrorífico retorno de Cacapipí: (Spanish language edition of Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79

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