FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
DATE:  June 18, 2008
CONTACT: Dr. Marsha Grace 361.825.2443; Steve Paschal 361.825.2336
   
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Boys and Girls Club Presenting Books to Summer Literacy Program Participants

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WHO:  

Pre-Service Teachers from the College of Education at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and 19 Children from the Boys and Girls Club Of Corpus Christi Summer Literacy Reading and Writing Program

WHAT: Summer Literacy Reading and Writing Program Presentation
WHEN:  Thursday, June 19, 2004 from 10-11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Boys and Girls Club, 3902 Greenwood Blvd.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas– Pre-service Teachers from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present books and final projects to the 19 children who participated in the two-week Summer Literacy reading and writing program Thursday, June 19, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Boys and Girls Club, 3902 Greenwood Blvd. Each student will receive two new library books as well as a final notebook of all their writings.

The course, created by A&M-Corpus Christi Professor Dr. Marsha Grace and Anne Baker and Lisa Saenz of the Boys and Girls Club, is designed to promote effective instruction for new teachers, a commitment to children’s literature and the expanded use of story and language to teach children to read and write.