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

We Need Bilingual Dictionaries

My students need sixteen English-Spanish Dictionaries so they can all use them at the same time.

  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my first year teaching a fourth grade class in a dual language program in Brooklyn. My students include a combination of English language speakers and native Spanish language speakers. They are a very diverse community of learners that work together and love sharing their ideas with each other.

My fourth graders are thoughtful inquisitive, creative, and full of energy.

They enjoy learning in Spanish and English and they are eager writers and readers. They challenge me and each other to work harder and learn every day.

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 only have one dictionary for the whole class and they have to wait for their turn to use it. I need to have a set of dictionaries so many students can use them at the same time.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Word-for-Word English-Spanish Spanish-English Dictionary (Collins Language) • Amazon Business $6.99 16 $111.84

Materials cost

$111.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$143.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.33

Total project goal

$168.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$168.85

2 Donors

-$168.85

Donations toward project cost

-$143.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.33

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$0.00

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