WordGirl is a new animated series that follows the everyday life and superhero adventures of "WordGirl" as she fights crime and enriches vocabulary usage, all in a day's work. Disguised as mild-mannered 5th grader, Becky Botsford, WordGirl arrived on planet Earth when she and her monkey sidekick, Captain Huggy Face, crashed their spaceship. In classic superhero form, WordGirl possesses superhero strength with the added benefit of a colossal vocabulary. WordGirl has a family and friends who have no idea of her secret identity. As WordGirl, she battles and prevails over evil (albeit ridiculous and comical) villains. Each hilarious episode introduces new vocabulary words that are carefully interwoven into silly and fun stories.
WordGirl airs on WQED-TV weekdays at 4:30 p.m.
Watch at the WordGirl website.
Whether you're a parent, teacher, or caregiver, here are some activities that are fun to do at home, in the classroom, or even in the car. These materials below are provided in the PDF format. To access these materials, you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
These activities are designed to expose children to powerful and empowering words in an appealing way. Our goal is to get kids to use new words in their everyday language and have a blast doing it!
There are a number of WordGirl lesson plans for teachers to use in the classroom. Explore the links below to find out more. These materials below are provided in the PDF format. To access these materials, you'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Get more lesson plans at the WordGirl website.