Hameray Classroom Literacy Blog

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]
Joy Cowley Prize Winners!
Best of Series: How to Catch a Gingerbread Man—with FREE Download!
Best of Series: Using Running Records to Assess Kindergarten Reading
Best of Series: 5 Ways to Use Mrs. Wishy-Washy for Guided Reading
Best of Series: Mrs. Wishy-Washy for Shared Reading—with FREE Download!
Best of Series: Using Joy Cowley's Books to Practice Literacy Skills—with FREE Download!
Best of Series: Mrs. Wishy-Washy in the Classroom and on YouTube
Best of Series: Improve Vocabulary with Nonfiction Text Features, Part 2
Best of Series: Improve Vocabulary with Nonfiction Text Features, Part 1
Celebrating Juneteenth!
Best of Series: The Importance of Rereading Independent-Leveled Texts
Best of Series: More Fun Oral Language Development at Home (Family Literacy #12)
Improving Comprehension Before & During Reading [Grades 1–2]
We Stand in Solidarity Against Injustice and in Support of Real Change
Talking to Kids about Race: Resources to Support a More Inclusive World
Fun, Low-Prep Sight Word Activities [K-1]
Kids as Authors Contest Winners!
Exploring Paired Texts with Inspire!
At-Home Learning: Summer Reading
Using Mrs. Wishy-Washy to Teach Digraphs & Vowels
Kids As Authors Writing Contest!