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Mrs. Figueroa from Midland TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers are Leaders!

Help me give my students guided reading books written in their native language in order to be more successful in their reading and achieve their fluency goals.

  • $970 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten is a unique and magical time in a child's life, where academic leaps and bounds are made throughout the school year.

All of my students are eager and enthusiastic learners.

The children come from a wide range of abilities. Some of my students have attended Pre-k, while others have enjoyed a little extra time at home. The majority of my students also come from low income families and English as their second language.

We are truly blessed with a wonderful new school and some fantastic parents that are always willing to help their children in any way that they can. This is a rather unique situation where the school, as well as the Bilingual Program, are fairly new to the community.

My Project

Children are introduced to the love of reading in Kindergarten. I plan to use my new reading books to motivate and inspire the students to want to learn to read. The children will also be able to take some of these reading books home and share their new reading skills with their families.

A child who reads is an adult who thinks!

The children are expected to gain four reading levels within the school year. These books will vastly increase their reading abilities and will also make the children into the independent readers they inspire to be. I have carefully chosen these books with my students abilities in mind. These guided reading books will allow them to practice their sight words and build the fluency they need to acquire.

Mrs. Figueroa
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Papá oso y los peces (Father Bear Goes Fishing) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
El álbum de fotos (The Photo Book) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
¿Quién lee con Omar? (Who Reads with Omar?) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Despierta, Papá (Wake Up, Papa) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
El conchinito dormilon (The Lazy Pig) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
El osito de Julio (Ben's Teddy Bear) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Las escondidas (Hide and Seek) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Míranos (Out in the Weather) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
El gato y el ratón (Cat and Mouse) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
¡Alto! (Stop!) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
En la biblioteca (At the Library) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Juegos de pelota (Ball Games) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Los zapatos de Mari (Sally's New Shoes) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Los niños pueden correr (We Can Run) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Colores (Colors) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Me gusta leer (I Like to Read) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Yo puedo ver (I Can See) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Mi mochila (Packing My Bag) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
¡Recoge tus juguetes! (Pick Up Your Toys!) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
El lápiz (The Pencil) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Mi Perrito (My Little Dog) • AKJ Education $5.84 6 $35.04
Yo (Me) • AKJ Education $5.84 2 $11.68
Papá (Dad) • AKJ Education $5.84 2 $11.68
Yo juego (Playing) • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
En el mercado (The Shopping Mall) • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
El zoologico (At the Zoo) • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
Mírame (Look at Me) • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84

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