Hameray Classroom Literacy Blog

3 Strategies for Teaching Students to be Active Listeners
Inauguration Day: Compare and Contrast
6 Fun and Easy Activities to Practice Sequencing  [Grades K-1]
Leveraging Prior Knowledge Before Writing and Reading Practice [Grades 1–2]
Kindergarten Reading Activities for Social Studies and Science Themes
Leveled Readers for Kids: Selection Tips for Guided Reading
How to Teach Reading and K–1 Math Concepts
Gingerbread Kids: A Listing and Sequencing Lesson
Helping Out During the Holidays
Using Mentor Texts to Teach How-To Writing in the Primary Classroom
Why Fiction Matters in Second Grade Books
3 Useful Feedback Strategies As Students Read and Write [First Grade]
3 Guided Reading Strategies to Teach K–1 Students
Three Early Learning Routines That Develop Academic Language [K-1]
Improve Writing Skills with Books by Joy Cowley [K-1]
Seasons with Guided Reading Groups—includes FREE Download!
Using Wordless Picture Books in Classrooms and at Home
Ideas for Thanksgiving Lesson Plans [First Grade]
How to Improve Summarizing with Nonfiction Books [2-3]
A Thanksgiving Lesson on Where Food Comes From—with FREE download!
Keys to Success in K–2 Literacy Teams
Teaching Nonfiction Writing through Leveled Texts [K-1] — with FREE Download!
Using Rhythm and Rhyme in Cognitive & Language Development [First Grade]
Halloween Sight Word Practice [K-1] — with FREE download!