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Mrs. Perez from Mesquite TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Read to Succeed - One Step at a Time

My students need Spanish leveled guided reading books to stay challenged.

  • $1,884 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My bilingual students come from mostly low income households where English is not their native language, but, even so, they are eager and motivated to learn every day.

I believe that, with the right tools, my students can achieve much higher goals than they thought possible.

My students love learning so much most are reading at or above grade level. My students love reading by themselves and to their peers. Unfortunately, at home they do not always have the support they need or books to read.

My Project

Students learn the best when they are challenged. However, it is also important not to have material so out of reach that it seems impossible to master. This is where leveled reading material is key to success.

Students make the most progress when they have material at the appropriate reading level.

My project for leveled books in Spanish covers reading levels from 6 to 18 to ensure I have something for students at all levels of proficiency. Each level has multiples of the same book to allow working in groups as well as letting students borrow books so they can read outside of class.

This is the first year my campus has bilingual classes. This means there is no bilingual book room with resources for teachers or students. My class will really benefit from having guided reading sets of books to keep all my students engaged and challenged on their literacy journey.

Mrs. Perez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

19 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
El pez volador (The Flying Fish) • AKJ Education $5.84 15 $87.60
El carnaval de Miami (The Miami Festival) • AKJ Education $5.84 15 $87.60
El autobús rojo (The Little Red Bus) • AKJ Education $5.84 10 $58.40
Futbol en el parque (Soccer in the Park) • AKJ Education $5.84 10 $58.40
La sorpresa de Papá oso (Father Bear's Surprise) • AKJ Education $5.84 10 $58.40
Mari y la margarita (Sally and the Daisy) • AKJ Education $5.84 10 $58.40
La carrera (The Cross-Country Race) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El muñeco de nieve (The Little Snowman) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Despierta, Papá (Wake Up, Papa) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Mari y la cubeta roja (Sally's Red Bucket) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Huevos para el desayuno (Eggs for Breakfast) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El cumpleaños de Julio (A Birthday Cake for Ben) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Papá oso y los peces (Father Bear Goes Fishing) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El carrusel (The Merry-go-round) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Las escondidas (Hide and Seek) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
La pelota (The Big Kick) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El conchinito dormilon (The Lazy Pig) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Julio busca el tesoro (Ben's Treasure Hunt) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El osito de Julio (Ben's Teddy Bear) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
¿Quién lee con Omar? (Who Reads with Omar?) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Leche para ovejita (Baby Lamb's First Drink) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Las lechucitas (The Baby Owls) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
En el otono (Walking in the Fall) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El perrito (Choosing a Puppy) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
La linda telarana (Mrs. Spider's Beautiful Web) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
La ciudad de hormigas (Ant City) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Patines para Luis (Skates for Luke) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Perdido en el bosque (Lost in the Forest) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El León y el ratón (The Lion and the Mouse) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
La aventura de pimienta (Pepper's Adventure) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Después de la inundación (After the Flood) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
En la primavera (Walking in the Spring) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
En el invierno (Walking in the Winter) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
En el verano (Walking in the Summer) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Globos de cumpleaños (Birthday Balloons) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Omar batea un jonrón (Omar Hits a Homerun) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El carro de Luisa (Jane's Car) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Omar va al desfile (Omar Goes to the Parade) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Mi primer papalote (My First Kite) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Osito marcos quiere pescar (Baby Bear Goes Fishing) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El diente de Julio (Ben's Tooth) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
El cangurito (Joey) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Los pingüinos listos (The Clever Penguins) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
Nuestros padres (Our Parents) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20
A buscar casa (House Hunting) • AKJ Education $5.84 5 $29.20

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