TX Reads One Book
Corsicana ISD Participates in Texas Reads One Book
Students in 3rd and 4th grade at Corsicana Independent School District (CISD) will join others across Texas in kicking off the fifth annual statewide celebration of literacy called “Texas Reads One Book” on April 15.
That day, students will gather at school to watch a video of Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett reading the first chapter of Friendship According to Humphrey. Then, for the next two weeks, the students will participate in lessons and activities related to the book at school while reading and discussing the book at home with their families.
The program provides a powerful model for engaging parents because every student in participating schools receives a copy of the book. This encourages even reluctant readers and parents who don’t normally participate in school activities to get involved.
“The opportunity to bring a grade level together to focus on reading a fun and engaging book is significant,” said Dr. Diane Frost, superintendent at Corsicana ISD. “We hope to generate excitement and a shared learning experience for our students and their families.”
Texas Reads One Book is a project by the nonprofit family literacy organization Read to Them with support from the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and AASA | The School Superintendents Association.
To learn more about Texas Reads One Book, visit https://www.tasanet.org/domain/387.