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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
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Dear Parent,

Good news -  DeArmanville Elementary 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:

•>        95 classic video storybooks each paired with a related nonfiction eBook.

•>        Spanish language versions of 27 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 the perfect resource for independent reading practice at school and at home!

For details about your school's subscription to Scholastic BookFlix and easy instructions for using BookFlix from home, please contact:

DeArmanville Elementary School

Heather Gallahar - Media Specialist/Librarian

101 School Road

Anniston, AL  36207

hgallahar.de@oxford.k12.al.us

256 241 3918

Happy reading!

Sincerely,

Heather Gallahar

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