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Ms. A. from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

¿Tu eres bilingüe como yo?/Are you bilingual like me?

My students need 23 Spanish or bilingual books, plus two library sets (Paperback classics and Dr Seuss) for read-alouds during story time and enhancing our exploration of themes.

  • $486 goal

This project expired on August 21, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our pre k English Language Learners are so proud that they are bilingual! Reading great children's literature in both English and Spanish helps our students develop great vocabularies and reading comprehension skills in both languages.

We are a Pre K charter school in an urban area that supports children with special needs in inclusion classrooms and we have a growing English Language Learner population.

Our Pre K students are curious learners. Our thematic units allow students to learn through hands-on exploration of themes like colors, water, construction and growing. Through storybooks related to our theme, these topics of study come to life and students make important connections to their lives and build their imaginations.

My Project

Our school is a Pre K-only charter, and this project will provide quality Spanish children's books for six classrooms' thematic learning throughout the year! It is important that we can provide great books in English and Spanish to enhance our learning. Through our read alouds we learn essential understandings about our theme and the world around us. For our English Language learners to benefit from bridging between English and Spanish vocabulary, we need to have quality literature in both languages. Our goal is for students to understand and apply the key vocabulary and messages of such classic books as "The Giving Tree" in both languages. Powerful stories like these that instill a love for reading and learning are an essential part of a quality curriculum for all our students. Your generosity will ensure all 90 Pre K students will have high-quality read aloud books in Spanish to enhance their learning.

Having quality Spanish literature and read aloud books is something that will benefit our school for years to come.

Each year our thematic units grow richer and stronger through the resources we add, the questions students ask, and the books that allow our students to experience everything there is to know about a topic. As there is generally less available curriculum-wise in Spanish than English, your donation is providing a much-needed resource that will enhance our instruction overall.

Ms. A.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Donde Viven Los Monstruos (Where the Wild Things Are) Mauric • AKJ Books $8.54 1 $8.54
El rbol generoso (The Giving Tree) Shel Silverst • AKJ Books $12.47 1 $12.47
Curious George Plants a Seed (Bilingual) • AKJ Books $3.11 1 $3.11
Un Arbol es Hermoso/ A Tree Is Nice • AKJ Books $6.23 1 $6.23
El L rax Dr. Seuss, Aida E. Marcuse (Translator) • AKJ Books $11.66 1 $11.66
La oruga muy hambrienta (The Very Hungry Caterpillar) Eric C • AKJ Books $8.57 1 $8.57
Doorbell Rang (Spanish edition): Llaman a la puerta Pat Hutc • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Si le Das un Panqueque a una Cerdita /If You Give a Pig a Pa • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Quiero ser Maestro Dan Liebman • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
Que Nervios! • AKJ Books $13.22 1 $13.22
My School/Mi Escuela • AKJ Books $10.13 1 $10.13
David va al colegio (David Goes to School) David Shannon, Te • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
El Abrigo/ The Coat • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
My Clothes/Mi ropa Rebecca Emberley, Rebecca Emberley (Illus • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Fantasticos Vehiculos Para La Construccion • AKJ Books $19.71 1 $19.71
Usar de nuevo y reciclar / Reusing and Recycling • AKJ Books $16.77 1 $16.77
My Very Own Big Spanish Dictionary/ Mi Gran Diccionario De E • AKJ Books $10.10 1 $10.10
Quiero a Mi Mamma Porque/I Love My Mommy Because • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Clifford y los sondios de los animales • AKJ Books $3.11 1 $3.11
El verano (Summer) • AKJ Books $4.67 1 $4.67
I''m Just Like My Mom: (Me Parezco Tanto a Mi Mama): I''m Just • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
My House/Mi Casa • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Como me siento? / How Do I Feel? • AKJ Books $3.08 1 $3.08
RA770 - Spanish Paperback Classics Library • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
RA693 - Dr. Seuss Spanish Hardcover Library • Lakeshore Learning $44.95 1 $44.95

Materials cost

$351.67

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$413.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.89

Total project goal

$485.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$485.94

5 Donors

-$242.96

Donations toward project cost

-$206.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.44

match offer

-$242.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$206.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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