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Mrs. Dierdorff from Bend OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spanish Readers to Support Language Proficiency

Help me give my students 15 new Spanish novels to read during our bi-weekly silent reading time. I have chosen a variety of books specifically written for language learners that include many topics aimed to inspire many readers.

  • $206 goal

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My Students

Our school is located in beautiful central Oregon. My students are enthusiastic Spanish students who learn language best with exciting and compelling stories. They love to have fun with the language and want to leave my class being able to do more than just recite a list of vocabulary words.

My students love to read for enjoyment and silent reading allows them to acquire language in a safe and pleasurable way.

Many of my students have said that some of my reading books have become their favorite books. They can learn about Spanish culture, different countries, different points of view all while practicing simple structures that can lead to communication at the novice level.

My Project

Reading in a language is one of the best ways to improve overall proficiency. Even in introductory language classes, silent reading can make a big impact on our students' progress. I am asking for Spanish readers made for Spanish language learners to help my students improve with communication. Each of these novels is specifically written for language learners in mind. They include glossaries in the back of each novel for students to be independent readers and they limit the number of words or grammar structures used to provide repetition, aiding the comprehensibility.

My students crave choice and providing a wide variety of readers will ensure that all students not only enjoy the reading process, but are engaged and learning.

Not all students are alike and I hope that I can hook their interest and keep them reading not only in my class, but maybe in other languages as well.

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This project will reach 168 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Piratas -del Caribe y el mapa Secreto • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
A Puerco le gusta hacer selfies! (Comprehended Input for early Spanish as a Foreign Language readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
MIldred quiere un novio! (Comprehended Input for early Spanish as a Foreign Language readers) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Gio Quiere Una Pizza Especial (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
EL ratón Pablito (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
La familia de Federico Rico (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
María María: un cuento de un huracán (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Papacito (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
Cómo salir de la zona de amigos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Secretos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Superburguesas - 2nd edition: An Easy to Read Novel for Learners of Spanish (Polyglot Language Learning Series) (Volume 1) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Los tres amigos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Olivia y los monos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Feliz Cumpleaños: "El Partido" (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.75 1 $6.75
Ataques de Hambre (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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