Hameray Classroom Literacy Blog

Using Think-Alouds to Improve Reading Comprehension [1-2]
Halloween Pretend Play
Tips for Teaching Letter Recognition [PreK–K]
Literacy Strategies for Festive Fall Lessons, Part 2
Literacy Strategies for Festive Fall Lessons, Part 1
The Importance of Repetitive Text for Developing Young Readers [K–1]
Teaching Kids to Write: The Transitional Stage [Grades 1-2]
Encouraging Active Reading Habits with Biographies [Grades 2–4]
5 Strategies to Increase Reading Time and Complexity [Grades K–2]
Adapting Small-Group Spanish Literacy Instruction, Part 3
Using Nonfiction and Fiction Texts for Fluency in First Grade
Adapting Small-Group Spanish Literacy Instruction, Part 2
Learning Letters with DIY Activities
Adapting Small-Group Spanish Literacy Instruction, Part 1
How to Engage Striving Readers in Middle School, Part 1
How to Practice Writing While Reading [Upper Elementary]
Cinquain Poems: Helping to Develop Reading Fluency [2–3]
10 Tips to Maximize Simple Sentence Structures
5 Tips for English and Spanish Oral Language Development [K–2]
Think-Pair-Share to Develop Oral Language Skills [K–1]
Interactive Writing as a Collaborative Literacy Experience [K–2]
Fostering Student Ownership and a Love of Reading [Upper Elementary]
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