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Dr. Lujan from Hillsborough NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Virtual Trip to Mexico

The cost of seven different titles, including Incas, Aztecs and Mayas, Lady of Guadalupe, and The Spirit of Tio Fernando is $96, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $86 goal

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I teach Spanish at the elementary level to approximately 600 students in grades K-5. Each class has Spanish between 2-3 times per week in their classrooms. Each year I pick a new Spanish speaking country to focus on so that by the end of grade school each student has been exposed to six different regions of Spanish speaking cultures. This year our focus will be on Mexico as it is the second year of our program. Included in this proposal is a variety of books, both fiction and nonfiction that center around Mexico. Books are a great tool for Spanish instruction because they allow the language to be learned in context and exposes students to a different culture than their own. Thank you for considering the funding of this proposal.

Dr. Lujan
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Spirit of the Maya: A Boy Explores His People's Mysterious Past Guy Garcia,Ted Wood (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $16.15 1 $16.15
Lady of Guadalupe Tomie de Paola • Barnes and Noble $8.05 1 $8.05
My Mexico - Mexico Mio Tony Johnston,F. John Sierra (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
Borreguita and the Coyote: A Tale from Ayutla, Mexico Verna Aardema,Howard True Wheeler,Petra Mathers (Illustrator),Petra Mathers (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 1 $6.29
The Sad Night: The Story of an Aztec Victory and a Spanish Loss Sally Schofer Mathews • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Look What Came from Mexico Miles Harvey • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
The Spirit of Tio Fernando/ The Spirit of Tio Fernando: A Day of the Dead Story Janice Levy,Teresa Mlawer,Morella Fuenmayor (Illustrator),Teresa Mlawler (Translator) • Barnes and Noble $6.25 1 $6.25
Incas, Aztecs, and Mayas Bellerophon Books,Bellerophon • Barnes and Noble $4.45 1 $4.45

Materials cost

$59.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$70.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$15.37

Total project goal

$85.37

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$85.37

2 Donors

-$109.02

Donations toward project cost

-$90.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.74

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$0.00

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