June 27, 2019
This week, we are discussing how impactful words can be. Keep reading for this week’s Superhero Challenge and to how to use your superhero powers with Tristar Reads this summer!
Superheroes are often known by not only the capes they wear, but the positive words they share with others. Many superheroes are recognized by their voices or slogans. It’s important that when we use our voices, we use our superhero powers to speak encouraging and impactful words to others.
Learn from the words of some inspiring literary heroes below:
“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.”
“We need to tell kids flat out: reading is not optional.“
-Walter Dean Myers
“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.“
“If my books can help children become readers, then I feel I have accomplished something important.”
“I believe we should spend less time worrying about the quantity of books children read and more time introducing them to quality books that will turn them on to the joy of reading and turn them into lifelong readers.“
“Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear.”
Make your words count this summer and log your hours with Tristar Reads. Students in grades K-12 are eligible and will be entered for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship! It’s not too late to sign up!
Students at Doak Elementary School use their superhero powers to read every day!
Make sure you use your superhero powers this summer to build each other up with positive words and read new books!
Check out their special read-along that they wanted to share with everyone of Fly Guy’s Big Family.
Post a video or picture of you reading your favorite book on Facebook or Twitter using #tristarreadsoutloud. Also, don’t forget to log your time this week!