WordGirl is an 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.
WordGirl is a funny show that aims to enrich children’s vocabularies. Having a large and varied vocabulary is empowering. Being able to select appropriate words enables kids to speak more articulately and write more clearly. Understanding the meaning of words is essential to listening and reading comprehension. WordGirl is a superhero who values words and recognizes the power of language to help save the day.
WordGirl airs weekdays at 2:30 pm