3Big Thank You To: Ohio Department of Education – funding INFOhio eBook CommitteeMary Nemeth – MEC – Committee ChairCaroline Hines – Akron Public SchoolsMandy Simon – Bexley Public LibraryMartha Shaw – Columbus School for GirlsLinda Swarlis – Columbus School for GirlsKaren Coy – HCCAPhil Salasek – Jackson Local SchoolsChris Miller – MDECA providerCarrie Waibel – OHIONETGayle Geitgey – INFOhioTerri Shutt – INFOhioTheresa Fredericka – INFOhio
4The Solution for Achieving And Ohio’s Third Grade Reading GuaranteeToday’s students are being asked to read more informational text than ever before. In the past, elementary school students have been required to read more fiction than nonfiction. To meet the Common Core State Standards, half of the reading materials should be nonfiction even at the youngest grades. These informational texts should offer meaningful curriculum knowledge to students. Educators and librarians are asked to provide “texts that build knowledge coherently within and across grades.4
5The “Flix” AdvantageBookFlix enables students and teachers to meet the Ohio Learning Standards.Supports the Ohio Third Grade Reading Guarantee.PhonicsPhonemic awarenessReading fluencyComprehensionVocabulary
6The “Flix” AdvantageBookFlix introduces young learners to nonfiction by pairing with popular fiction.Learning happens and is engaging.Students, teachers and schools win.
7BookFlix- What is it? Interactive literacy Online Pairing of fiction and nonfictionThe best content:Weston WoodsScholasticChildren’s PressAccessible 24/7Device agnostic end of September 2013Goal is to build a love of reading in each child
8BookFlix 110 fiction and nonfiction pairs Interactive e-books Video Introduce content-area learningSpanish Language versions of 31 pairsRead-Along optionInteractive educational gamesNarrated definitions and text-build vocabularyAuthor biographiesSafe, age-appropriate websitesEducator resources--lesson plans, correlations, and more
9BookFlix Consists of a library of fiction/nonfiction pairs Presented in an engaging, fun online format that will have kids asking to use it again and again
10BookFlix and Ohio Learning Standards Using BookFlix, students can achieve key goals of the Common Core ELA Standards:Read and comprehend literature and informational textRespond to texts that are read aloudAccess multiple text typesUse technology and digital media strategically and capablyHere are just some of the ways that BookFlix aligns to Common Core ELA Reading Anchor StandardsAfter reading activities(included in every lesson plan) – Standards 1,2,3Paired-text activities and Fact and Fiction games help students understand literacy texts and information texts – Standards 3-4Sequencing games call for students to place the events of the stories – Standard 7Video storybooks have optional read-along feature that provides scaffolding for reading and comprehending literature – Standard 10
11BookFlix-For the Student Watch the StoryRead the BookPuzzlersGamesMeet the AuthorExplore the Web
12Watch the story Weston Woods video of the fiction book. Read along with the video.105 stories.
13Read the BookRead the Non-Fiction title. Can be read to the student or student can read the text without help.105 non-fiction books paired with the fiction books.
14Puzzler for each bookPuzzlers to help students recall and understand the story.
15Meet the AuthorShort Biographies of the authors of the books.
16Explore the WebWeb Links to help student further explore the topic.
17BookFlix- For the Educator Lesson PlansMeet the AuthorCurriculum CorrelationsState-OhioNationalCommon CoreDownloadable ResourcesLetters to parents and teachersCustom BookmarksPosterTutorial
18Lesson Plans for each book Located on the book page.
25Downloadable Resources Letters for parents, patrons, teachersCustomizable book marks.Posters
26The BookFlix Advantage Created and designed especially for PreK-Grade 3Read-Aloud feature supports early literacySmall group rotations or learning centersSupports literacy developmentResearch shows the benefits of a balance of fiction and nonfiction as outlined in Ohio Learning Standards and Common Core ELAAccessible 24/7