PROSPERITY — Prosperity-Rikard Elementary hosted a Literacy Night on April 13. The theme for the night was Superhero Readers.
Families enjoyed dinner followed by a Superhero read aloud from Principal Tim Lyden. Families enjoyed hearing how Dex, the character from the story, battled a bully and became the Superhero to his archenemy, Cleevis the cat.
Afterwards families rotated through different literacy stations such as Superhero reading where parents and children enjoyed reading with one another. Another station was creating a Superhero of their own modeled after the book Superhero ABC.
One student, Jaylee Koon, created the Superhero called “The Mighty Manatee.” A third station guided parents to help their children better understand and comprehend what they read. This station offered parents a hand-out suggesting some techniques and questions to help their child before, during, and after reading.
Students were also able to create a comprehension cube to help monitor their own comprehension in a fun and unique way. The night ended with information for parents of students in third, fourth, and fifth grade with some ACT Aspire testing information.
All children in attendance received a free book as a gift for making a pledge to read at home to develop themselves into Superhero Readers.