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Mrs. Rivera from Duarte CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Library for Spanish Classroom!

Help me give my students a variety of high interest Spanish books that will allow them opportunities to explore and acquire the Spanish language!

  • $213 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students that I have the honor to teach this year are talented in many of ways. They all display strengths in literacy and the arts! Some are simply gifted in ways that cannot be traditionally measured nor recognized. All are truly talented in some form.

My students are on their way to becoming bilingual and bi-literate.

I see three classes for Spanish language on a daily basis. It is amazing to see native English speaking students speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish. They understand that they are being afforded an opportunity to prepare themselves for a global society and they are taking full advantage!

My students have the potential and motivation of successful learners, they simply need access and opportunity to maximize academic experiences.

My Project

The ACTFL (Academy of the Teaching of Foreign Language) recommends that 90% of the Foreign language classroom time should be conducted in the target language and that the language read and heard should be comprehensible to the student. Having a reading library at the student level is one way to reach this goal.

The books in this cart would be going toward building a library that will support the students' language acquisition.

These books are written by teaching professionals using cognates and limited vocabulary that is supported by a glossary. They also will reinforce vocabulary and structures learned in class.

By having a variety of reading materials, the students will be able to choose books at their level and based on their interests for our Free Voluntary Reading time. Research shows that the more a student reads, the more language they acquire. And the students are more likely to read if they have several different reading materials to choose from.

Your generous donation to our classroom library, will change students’ lives through the stories they will read of other people and places. Their increased confidence in reading in a second language and the resulting motivation to read more and learn more about the Spanish language and its many cultures.

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 130 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
María María: un cuento de un huracán (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 2 $19.90
Planeta Zombilandia (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sueños de La Isla: Past Tense Version (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.75 1 $8.75
La lucha de la vida (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
El Cóndor de los Andes (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
La vida loca de Marta (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Cinco pesos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
El Armario (Las apariencias engañan) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
La isla más peligrosa (Lo m?s peligroso) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
El Escape: Casi me mata el celular (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
El Brazalete Mágico (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Debido a la tormenta (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Juliana (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Feliz Cumpleaños: "El Partido" (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.75 1 $6.75
La perezosa impaciente (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
El capibara con botas (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.50 1 $6.50
Superburguesas - 2nd edition: An Easy to Read Novel for Learners of Spanish (Polyglot Language Learning Series) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49

Materials cost

$136.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$180.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.88

Total project goal

$212.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$212.56

1 Donor

-$186.95

Donations toward project cost

-$158.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.04

match offer

-$25.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.84

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$0.00

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