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

We Are Bilingual, It's Part Of Our Identity!

My students need English and Spanish read-alongs, bilingual books, puzzles and games, science books read-alongs, 30 Time for Kids subscriptions, and Hispanic Heritage music.

  • $665 goal

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I am a third grade bilingual teacher in a high needs community. The class consist of 28 highly motivated but disadvantaged students. They are at various language levels and require different support to ascertain educational success in English and in Science while maintaining their first language, Spanish.

My students have shown an insurmountable interest in their education as well as their Hispanic culture. Unfortunately, I am unable to appropriately fuel that interest and pride because of lack of supplies. My students need to master English in order to acquire success but they also must maintain their first language which is of great value to them.

My children need bilingual books that support them in both languages in Science. They also need read-alongs to support their growth in the English language and maintain their interest for literacy. The different activities will keep learning interesting.

It is within your reach to provide for these children, who in turn are our future. Your generosity will make it possible for them to continue successfully in their education. You will make it possible for my students to be saturated with various forms of language exposure!

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

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
English Spanish Story Books (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $54.14 1 $54.14
KIT CD READ ALONG ARTHUR • ABC School Supply, Inc. $43.96 1 $43.96
Songs Of Hispanic Americans (Standard) • Woodwind & Brasswind $23.95 1 $23.95
TIME For Kids Magazine- News Scoop Edition w/ TFK Around the World (grades 2-3). Pricing is valid for orders placed after March 2008. After August 15th of current school year, pricing will remain in effect but TIME For Kids reserves the right to prorate issue quantity and free gifts. Only valid for orders in quantities of 10 or more. Orders for less than 10 subscriptions will NOT be fulfilled. • Time for Kids $4.88 30 $146.40
I Live In The ... Bilingual Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
Animals I See ... Bilingual Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
I Like to Visit ... Bilingual Book Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
Baila! CD • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.72 1 $13.72
Bilingual Bingo Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.56 1 $8.56
Bilingual Everyday Words Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.56 1 $8.56
Bilingual Calendar/Seasons/ Weather Puzzle Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $5.98 1 $5.98
ABC Big Book - Bilingual Flip-Style Book • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
RACK READ ALONG RED • ABC School Supply, Inc. $26.99 1 $26.99
KIT BOOK SCIENCE SET READ ALONG • ABC School Supply, Inc. $44.95 1 $44.95

Materials cost

$480.25

Vendor shipping charges

$48.03

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$544.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.53

Total project goal

$664.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$664.04

1 Donor

-$664.04

Donations toward project cost

-$544.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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