Reading Programs & Resources

BookFlix

Category: Digital Resources

Build a love of reading and learning with paired fiction and non-fiction eBooks!

For Ages:

4 - 9

Grades:

K - 4



With engaging colorful animation, rich audio, interactive games, and more, BookFlix is an exciting online literacy resource that includes 140 book pairs of leveled fiction books and related non-fiction books.



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About



BookFlix is an early learning reading program that pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with related eBooks from Scholastic. It integrates level reading programs using The LexileⓇ Framework for Reading designed to produce proficient and successful readers based on over 30 years of research with attractive content, introducing early readers to a world of knowledge and exploration.

  • Improves comprehension skills and reading fluency
  • Strengthens listening skills
  • Builds vocabulary
  • Engaging and interactive content



How BookFlix Works



Watch the Story!

  • Video adaptations of classic children’s books will engage and motivate all readers including beginning, reluctant and English language learners - and enrich their interactions with books.
  • The Read Along feature highlights each word on the screen as it is narrated in the video, reinforcing students’ early reading skills including fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

Read the Book!

  • Each storybook video is paired with a non-fiction eBook to build content-area knowledge and introduce real-world facts.A read aloud option allows students to listen to the book and see each word highlighted as it is read, building their vocabulary as keywords are defined. Students can also control the speed of playback in videos and reading speed based on preferences.



BookFlix Themes




  • Animals and Nature
  • Earth and Sky
  • People and Places
  • ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s
  • Adventure
  • Family and Community
  • Celebrations
  • Music and Rhyme
  • Imagination

Teacher Support



Educator Resources

  • Includes lesson plans, information to connect titles to curriculum, helpful instructions to use paired texts, book leveling information based on Guided Reading and Lexile.

Detailed Lesson Plans

  • Creative pre- and post-viewing activities for each fiction/non-fiction pair explore featured topics and extend student learning through innovative exercises.
  • Includes additional activities and informative, fun resources for each pair.

Puzzlers

  • Interactive educational activities reinforce reading comprehension, and help students recognize the difference between fact and fiction.
  • Narrated text helps all readers, including early, reluctant and English language learners, connect the spoken and the written word.

Meet the Creators

  • Biographies introduce young readers to the writers and illustrators behind the stories they love. Children can visit author websites and learn how their favorite stories were created.

Explore the Web

  • Editorially selected links to safe, age-appropriate websites give young readers the opportunity to explore related topics of interest and begin to build early literacy skills.