Hameray Classroom Literacy Blog

Hameray Herald: June 2, 2014 Issue


Thanks to everyone who participated. With hundreds of entries, it wasn't easy to select a winner of the 2014 Letter Buddies Classroom Contest, but there's one lucky teacher who has won the Grand Prize—a Letter Buddies ClassSet!

Congratulations to Kim Noreikis!
Booker T. Washington Primary Academy
Lexington, KY


Using Paired Texts to Teach Personal Safety

Guest Blog by Lesley Boatright: 
Lesley uses paired texts from Story World Real World to explain safety.

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How to Pull Facts from Biographies w/ Alphaboxes

Guest Blog by Richard Giso: 
Rich shares an activity he uses with his 2nd graders: the Biography Alphabox.

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8 New Joy Cowley Big Books!

Eight additional titles now available as Big Books from the Joy Cowley Collection Green and Red Sets!

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Zoozoo Mundo Animal: 20 Spanish Nonfiction Readers

Zoozoo Mundo Animal consists of twenty Spanish titles featuring animals native to different regions of the world. Start your bilingual and ELL students off right with this low-leveled series (guided reading levels A–D).

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