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Mrs. Rico from Ada MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Are Readers In First Grade!

My students need better book selection in Spanish in our library.

  • $461 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each year, I have a different group of students which requires me to be very creative. To keep this group engaged, I have to be creative in my approach because if I don’t, I lose them. I have to act, be spontaneous and be dynamic to help them stay with me. I work hard to encourage students to take what we’re working on and think deeply, sharing their ideas so that we can move deeper into our understanding of language and content.

Some of the learners in my class have a variety of degrees of proficiency with content and language.

I need to be mindful of where they are, and plan accordingly.

My Project

My students have been asking for more books for the the classroom library. Many times we struggle to find good mentor texts in Spanish.

Some of the reading strategies I introduce to my students in first grade in making inferences, making predictions, making mental images, asking questions, and synthesizing.

Having more mentor texts in my library will allow my students to get more motivated to support them as readers and writers. In the Spanish Immersion schools it is important for the language learners to be exposed to print and language. Having more books in my classroom library will provide a print-rich environment.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
De vuelta a casa (Especiales de a la Orilla del Viento) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Había una vez un niño... (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $25.30 1 $25.30
Una niña hecha de libros (Los especiales de a la Orilla Del Viento) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Así me siento yo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $14.27 1 $14.27
¿De qué tienes miedo ratoncito? (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.41 1 $13.41
Los dientes de Trino Rojo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $13.32 1 $13.32
Cómo atrapar una estrella (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.94 1 $12.94
Monstruo rosa (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91
Un beso en mi mano (The Kissing Hand Series) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
Prudencia se preocupa (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Crisantemo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mi Camita (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Julius, el rey de la casa (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
¡Tienes un pájaro en la cabeza! (Spanish Edition) (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.86 1 $8.86
La estación de los bomberos (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
El avión de angela (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
La cola de caballo de Estefanía (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Un Dia de Nieve (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Lily y su bolso de plastico morado (Sumerian Edition) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40
El cumpleanos de Moira (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Silbale a Willie (Spanish Edition) (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
La silla de Pedro (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Llego la Navidad, David! (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
50 grados bajo cero (Munsch for Kids) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Jonathan limpio—luego un ruido escucha (Munsch for Kids) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Agu, Agu, Agu • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Espera y verás (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Verde, Violeta y Amarillo (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
La sorpresa del salón (Munsch for Kids) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $5.95 1 $5.95
Hombre Mosca presenta: Dinosaurios (Lector de Scholastic, Nivel 2) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Hombre Mosca y Frankenmosca (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Henry y Mudge con Barro Hasta el Rabo: (Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble) (Henry & Mudge) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Henry y Mudge El Primer Libro: (Henry and Mudge The First Book) (Henry & Mudge) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Henry and Mudge and the Best Day of All (Spanish Edition) (Henry & Mudge) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
La venganza de los sith (LEGO Star Wars: 8x8) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Hola, Hombre Mosca (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
El despertar de la Fuerza: Episode VII (LEGO Star Wars: 8x8) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
¡Hombre Mosca contra el matamoscas! (Hombre Mosca #10) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
¡La vuelta al mundo! (LEGO DC Super Heroes) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Hay un Hombre Mosca en mi sopa (Hombre Mosca #12) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
¿Eres Mi Mama? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) (Spanish Edition) • Amazon Business $3.61 1 $3.61

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