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Mrs. Aldridge from Wrenshall MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading in Spanish Is Fun!

Help me give my students high interest Spanish books written at their level to improve their language skills and promote a love of reading.

  • $629 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the nicest students you will ever meet. They are creative, athletic, and always willing to help. Our small, rural school houses students from preschool through twelfth grade. As the Librarian and Spanish teacher, I have the pleasure of teaching our students all thirteen years they attend school.

Inspiring our students to have a lifelong love of reading is very important to me.

Many of our students elect to take Spanish in high school; however, they do not have access to Spanish Language literature that will improve not only their Spanish skills but also foster the love of reading.

My Project

Experiencing language in context through stories, newspaper articles, or songs is the best way to learn a language. Students need a variety of engaging reading materials written at a level they can comprehend to promote understanding and communication in Spanish.

The number one motivator in getting students to read is choice.

Students that are able to choose books and reading materials that interest them are far more likely to read for enjoyment. Independent reading for enjoyment builds word recognition, fluency, and confidence in grammatical structures. By providing my students with time and materials to read independently, they will gain confidence and an appreciation for being able to read in a second language.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Piratas -del Caribe y el mapa Secreto • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Spanish Novels: Paranormal (Spanish Novels for Advanced Learners - C1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Spanish Novels: Viaje al futuro (Spanish Novels for Intermediates - B1) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Spanish Novels: El robo del siglo (Spanish Novels for Upper-Intermediates - B2) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Spanish Novels: Marte: 2052 (Spanish Novels for Upper-Intermediates - B2) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Papacito (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.00 2 $18.00
Amor (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Spanish Novels: El Hacker (Spanish Novels for Pre Intermediates - A2) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Dragones y Tacos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.82 2 $17.64
Spanish Novels: Ana, estudiante (Spanish Novels for Beginners - A1) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Spanish Novels: Fútbol en Madrid (Spanish Novels for Beginners - A1) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Dentro de mi imaginación (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $15.72 1 $15.72
El día en que descubres quién eres (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $15.47 1 $15.47
El Último Viaje: A Comprehensible Input Novella (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.50 2 $15.00
¿De qué tienes miedo ratoncito? (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.04 1 $14.04
Cinco pesos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
La chica nueva (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
Debido a la tormenta (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
El Armario (Las apariencias engañan) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.75 2 $13.50
La clase de confesiones: Carlos hace el peor error de su vida (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.75 2 $13.50
Los dientes de Trino Rojo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.32 1 $13.32
Agentes secretos y el mural de Picasso • Amazon Business $6.50 2 $13.00
La perezosa impaciente (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.50 2 $13.00
Fiesta fatal • Amazon Business $6.50 2 $13.00
El capibara con botas (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.50 2 $13.00
Pancho y las momias (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.00 2 $12.00
Los Sobrevivientes (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.00 2 $12.00
Los vestidos de mamá (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
La Catrina: Emotions - Emociones (English and Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.54 1 $9.54
¡Tienes un pájaro en la cabeza! (Spanish Edition) (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $9.11 1 $9.11
Fiesta secreta de pizza (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
¡No Dejes Que la Paloma Conduzca el Autobus! (Pigeon Series) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
El Conjito Knuffle: Un Cuento Aleccionador (Knuffle Bunny) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Qué cosas dice mi abuela (The Things My Grandmother Says): (Spanish language edition of The Things My Grandmother Says) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$496.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$533.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.21

Total project goal

$628.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$628.05

14 Donors

-$627.69

Donations toward project cost

-$533.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$93.85

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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