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Mrs. DesmondKeppel from Dunkirk NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spanish Books for our ENL Students!!!

My students need texts available to them in their primary language.

  • $404 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school district has approximately 2,000 students enrolled. 75% of our students come from economically disadvantaged homes. Of this population, close to 20% of the students are English Language Learners.

Our classroom is an ENL (English as a New Language) classroom.

Most students first language is Spanish. We lack quality Spanish resources which are necessary to encourage students to maintain their first language.

ENL students are extremely eager to learn their new language, as it will help them to succeed not only in school but in daily life as well.

My Project

My students do not want to read just any book, enjoyability and comprehension increase when the text is in their first language. They take comfort in viewing texts that are in their primary language.

Children love reading books that connect to their culture and language!

Having text that is culturally and language relevant is extremely important to the success of my students. Giving them access to these books will not only increase their interest in reading but also their academic achievement. This includes literature that pertains to all interest levels, including fiction and nonfiction. Using this literature will allow me to teach skills while supporting the language.

Mrs. DesmondKeppel
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diario de Nikki # 6 Una rompecorazones no muy afortunada (Dork Diaries) (Spanish Edition) (Diario De Nikki / Dork Diaries) • Amazon Business $15.31 1 $15.31
Diario de Nikki # 1 Crónicas de una vida muy poco glamurosa ( Dork Diaries) (Spanish Edition) (Diario de Nikki / Dork Diaries) • Amazon Business $15.30 1 $15.30
Nate el grande # 2: Ataca de nuevo (Spanish Edition) (Big Nate Strikes Again) (Big Nate (Harper Collins)) (Nate el grande / Big Nate) • Amazon Business $14.06 1 $14.06
Diario de Greg # 12 La escapada (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Diario de Greg # 4: Días de perros (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.72 1 $13.72
Diario de Nikki # 9 Una reina del drama con muchos humos/ Dork Diaries (Spanish Edition) (Diario De Nikki/ Dork Diaries) • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Diario de Greg (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Las brujas / The Witches (Roald Dalh Colecction) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
Hombre Perro se desata (Hombre Perro #2) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
Nate el Grande: ¡Hola! (Big Nate) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
James y el melocoton gigante / James and the Giant Peach: COLECCIoN DAHL (Roald Dalh Colecction) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
La Ley de Rodrick (Diario de Greg 2) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.81 1 $8.81
Matilda / Matilda (Roald Dalh Colecction) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
The BFG - El gran gigante bonachon / The BFG (Roald Dalh Colecction) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59
La telaraña de Carlota (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Charlie y la fábrica de chocolate / Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dalh Colecction) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.57 1 $7.57
La selva amazónica (Amazon Rainforest) • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Un día en la vida de un bombero (A Day In The Life Of A Firefighter) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
La condensación (Condensation) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Jackie Robinson • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
César Chávez • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Martin Luther King Jr. • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Llegar a Estados Unidos (Coming To America) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
El gato con sombrero viene de nuevo (The Cat In The Hat Comes Back) • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
El ratoncito de la moto (The Mouse and the Motorcycle, Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Las aventuras del Capitán Calzoncillos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Ramona la chinche • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
La cucarachita Martina (Cucarachita Martina) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
El cuento de ferdinando • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Las aventuras del superbebe pañal (El Capitán Calzoncillos) (Spanish Edition) Captain Underpants • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
¡Cuenta conmigo! El torneo de fútbol (Count Me In! Soccer Tournament) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Serpientes de cerca (Snakes Up Close) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Próxima parada: El Caribe (Next Stop: The Caribbean) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
¡Tornados y huracanes! (Tornadoes And Hurricanes!) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
El día del Rey Dragón (Day Of The Dragon King) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
La hora de los Juegos Olímpicos (Hour Of The Olympics) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Atardecer en el pueblo fantasma (Ghost Town At Sundown) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Vacaciones al pie de un volcán (Vacation Under The Volcano) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Madres animales y sus crías (Animal Mothers And Babies) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Día de mercado (Farmers Market) • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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