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Monthly Archives: May 2012

BookFlix – Paired Resources (Fiction and Nonfiction)

Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. Activities reinforce early reading skills (K- 3) and expose students to nonfiction and fiction genres while they enjoy and learn. There are many features that make this a very worthy resource for the classroom. Click here to access the Help file for BookFlix.

Features

  • as of the date of this review, there are 100 fiction-nonfiction paired resources;
  • right-their settings that allow users to set read along options;
  • definitions and narrated text support;
  • educational games;
  • author biographies;
  • links to related, highly interesting and appropriately matched online extensions;
  • educator resources (can be downloaded as pdfs); and
  • remote access (can be accessed from any computer with Internet connection.

Use this login page to access the resource. A login and password is required. The login is greaesse. See hidden password, or contact me for the password. If you want to preview the website, click here. Password; grea7392

The images below are snipits of the categories that are currently available.