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Ms. Pena from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Bilingual Dictionaries and Books!

Help me give my students Spanish/ English bilingual dictionaries and books in Spanish.

  • $461 goal

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My Students

This is my first year teaching a fifth grade class in a Spanish dual language program in Brooklyn. My students include a combination of English language speakers and native Spanish language speakers. My students are wonderful bilingual readers and writers. They love science and math, and they are creative and come to school every day ready lo learn. Our school provides a safe space for children of all cultures to come together and learn. I want them to have a great year.

My Project

My students are learning in two languages. They love reading and writing in Spanish and English. They are also learning science and social studies in both languages, but they often encounter new words that they don’t know. Unfortunately, we don't have dictionaries for the whole class. I need to have a set of dictionaries so many students can use them at the same time. They also need books in Spanish that will inspire them to become bilingual readers.

In a bilingual classroom, one of the essential skills that students learn is how to use a dictionary so they can grow as readers and writers.

Ms. Pena
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Authentic Spanish Language Collection- Grade 4 (23 Books) • AKJ Education $200.06 1 $200.06
Reading Recovery Spanish Level 20 (6 bk set) • AKJ Education $35.88 1 $35.88
Reading Recovery Spanish Level 19 (5 bk set) • AKJ Education $29.93 1 $29.93
Reading Recovery Spanish Level 18 (5 bk set) • AKJ Education $29.14 1 $29.14
Reading Recovery Spanish Level 17 (5 bk set) • AKJ Education $29.14 1 $29.14
Siglo XXI: Misterios del espacio sideral (21st Century: Mysteries Of Deep Space) • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
Word-for-Word English-Spanish Spanish-English Dictionary (Collins Language) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
En la biblioteca (At the Library) • AKJ Education $5.84 1 $5.84
The Doorbell Rang • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Vacaciones al pie de un volcán (Vacation Under The Volcano) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

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