• Bookworms Literacy Program

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Bookworms Literacy Program

    The Bookworms Literacy Program is designed to help increase literacy and foster a life-long love of reading. Each month students in grades Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st grade will read along to a story in class and then receive a copy of the book to take home to keep in an effort to promote at-home family reading. The primary objective of Bookworms is to reinforce at home what the student has learned about books and reading in school.

    Students will:

    • Recognize that every word they speak can be represented by print, in books, as well as in their own written creations;
    • Hold their books correctly and understand that they must read from the left to the right and from the top to the bottom; 
    • Identify and recognize the importance of the different parts of their books;
    • Begin to identify the elements of a story such as the setting, characters, and main idea;
    • Learn to use key elements of the book such as illustrations to predict what may happen in the story.

     

    For more information on how you can help grow the Bookworms Literacy Program in ECISD, please contact the Education Foundation at 432-456-7059.

     

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