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Ms. Boike from Loveland CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading en Español! (FVR Books)

Help me give my students the gift of reading! We are looking for a variety of new books to help expand our Spanish classroom library! I have a variety of levels from beginners to heritage/native Spanish speakers.

  • $209 goal

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My Students

My Spanish 2 & 4/5 classrooms are a place of challenge & discovery. Students spend the year learning how to communicate effectively in Spanish and about all of the different customs and cultures that encompass the language.

My students come from all different cultures and backgrounds and my classroom is a place where they can all work together and create something awesome, despite the differences in their lives.

They work together every single day. Collaboration is key in a world language classroom.

My Project

In order to personalize learning and expand their Spanish abilities, my classes have started "Free Voluntary Reading" (FVR) this year! At least once a week, my students select a book, sit down, and travel to a different world by reading in Spanish! From level 2 all the way up to level 5, my students LOVE the time that they get to spend reading!

I am in dire need of more challenging books for my native and heritage Spanish-speakers.

Many of the books that I already have are targeted towards students who are learning Spanish as their second language, not for students who already have very high levels of proficiency in Spanish. Heritage and Native Spanish-speakers deserve a place in our schools where they can truly be themselves and connect to their cultures and identities. By reading, students can travel to distant places or even read about people who are going through the same struggles that they are facing in their daily lives.

Students who have the chance to make a connection to a book find reading fun and begin to read more for enjoyment! Helping students begin to learn that reading is fun is the perfect way to build better readers and literacy skills. My students will love getting their hands on these new books!

Ms. Boike
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal (ilustrado) (42313) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Cállame con un beso (Trilogía Canciones para Paula 3) (Trilogía Canciones para Paula / Songs for Paula Trilogy) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Cien años de soledad (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.15 1 $14.15
La casa de los espiritus: The House of the Spirits - Spanish-language Edition (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Yo no soy tu perfecta hija mexicana (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
La Casa en Mango Street • Amazon Business $9.56 1 $9.56
La isla más peligrosa (Lo m?s peligroso) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Cajas de Carton: Relatos de la Vida Peregrina de un Nino Campesino (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
El Armario (Las apariencias engañan) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.75 1 $6.75
La perezosa impaciente (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
La Novia Perfecta (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Pancho y las momias (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00

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