Dear Parents,


    Good news! OHES has subscribed to a fun, new reading program that you and your child can access from home!  Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.  This engaging resource for children in grades PreK-3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to a world of knowledge and exploration.


    Your children can access Scholastic BookFlix anywhere there is an Internet connection.  This interactive resource will help them get excited about reading and books and extends learning beyond school hours.  BookFlix includes:


    ·        90 classic video storybooks each paired with a related nonfiction eBook.

    ·        Spanish language versions of 22 pairs.

    ·        Read-aloud supports so students can hear each book narrated and also hear definitions of key words and directions for each activity.

    ·        Educational games and activities so children can show what they have learned.

    ·        Safe, age-appropriate web links selected by Scholastic's editors so kids can extend their learning on a topic.

    ·        Meet the author section to learn more about the author of each fiction book.


    Scholastic BookFlix is specifically created to support non-,beginning and reluctant readers.  It's perfect for group reading activities, as well as independent reading practice at school and at home!  


    You can access the link to BookFlix from the OHES website. After arriving at the OHES website, click on the BookFlix link on the left side of the website. The username is orchroad and the password is bookflix.


    Happy reading!