Hameray Classroom Literacy Blog

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!
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