Easy to Follow Lesson Plans and Activities for Online Books and Read Alouds

Maintaining comprehension is the key to reading success.

With BookPagez it’s easy to keep children engaged in meaningful comprehension work while learning at home. Our easy to follow comprehension strategy lesson plans and engaging activities can be paired with Storyline Online, Epic, and Vooks to ensure that students learn to comprehend books and think critically about text and video content.

Follow this Step-by-Step Guide to Using BookPagez with Online Books and Read Alouds

BookPagez and Storyline Online

Storyline Online is a free resource sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild where books are read aloud by popular and award-winning actors and actresses. The read alouds available on Storyline Online are well suited to all ages and interest levels. By pairing the BookPagez comprehension resources with Storyline Online, children will benefit from learning to apply critical thinking skills to text that is read aloud.

BookPagez and Vooks

Vooks is an online streaming service that’s safe for kids. It’s library of animated read alouds if full of fun and engaging stories to keep kids interested in books. Each read aloud is beautifully animated and provides children with read-along pacing, making it easy for readers to see the connection between the text on the page and the words they hear. Pair the BookPagez extension activities and reader’s notebook prompts with Vooks to keep comprehension skills sharp and extend engagement with books beyond the screen.

BookPagez and Epic

Epic is a comprehensive digital library offering children access to more than 40,000 books, videos, audio books, and more. Unlike Vooks and Storyline Online, Epic has a large selection of nonfiction books available in “Read to Me” formats, making it a smart choice for children who enjoy nonfiction. Pair the BookPagez comprehension strategy mini lessons with the books available on Epic to ensure that children have the opportunity to practice comprehending a variety of genres.

BookPagez makes teaching with children's books easier than ever.

With resources for more than 250 of your favorite children's books, you'll always have exactly what you need to deliver balanced literacy instruction - without all the planning and prep!

Members get access to both print and digital resources, enjoy fast planning tools, and stay organized with custom files and access to Digital Classroom. All of the BookPagez resources are Common Core aligned and flexible enough to be used for whole group, small group, and one-on-one instruction.


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