Literacy

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Lead the way to literacy and set every student on a path to reading proficiency

Maximize imagination. Amplify success. Every student should wield the inspirational power of literacy. From core-rich reading instruction to adaptive assessments and technology-driven targeted interventions, our solutions are designed to engage, empower, and propel reading success for the whole classroom.

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Reading and writing are the tools children use to author their own stories. Our literacy programs employ different instructional approaches for different age levels to ensure every student succeeds.

PreK
Create a love of learning

For our youngest learners, the goal is to ignite their curiosity and desire to learn with preschool programs that meet their unique social-emotional, academic, and physical needs.

K-2
Build strong foundations

In the early grades, children will benefit from comprehensive foundational reading programs designed to strengthen key literacy skills and ensure that all students are tracking toward reading proficiently by third grade.

3-5
Develop confident readers

For upper elementary students, ensure that learners have access to core and supplemental programs that offer personalized, engaging instruction and place every child on the path to reading success.

6-8
Meet higher standards

Engage middle school students with rigorous and relevant instructional materials that provide opportunities for them to become proficient and powerful readers.

9-12
Prepare for lifelong success

Graduate skilled readers and lifelong learners with instructional resources that prepare young people for college coursework, the workplace, and community involvement.

Meet the needs of a balanced literacy classroom

Leveled Readers

Expect precise leveling, sound instruction, and proven success—all with the variety of genres and themes needed for supporting literacy and content standardsOur diverse collections of literary and informational texts will spark students' interest and stretch reading growth. Our award-winning series include Rigby® PM Books, Sails® & MainSails, BOLDPRINT®Steck-Vaughn®, and Science and Engineering Leveled Readers. Our trusted content is age-appropriate, relevant, and engaging for all students, at every proficiency level.

Guided Reading

Create an instructional library with our Mini-Bookrooms. Complete with 16 unique six-packs of guided reading titles, these sets span three to four readability levels and include instructional materials for every title.

Independent Reading

Fill classrooms with an assortment of high-quality, “just right” books with the HMH Independent Reading Libraries. Grade-level libraries include titles to support on-, above-, and below-level readers. Books are labeled with Lexile® levels for accurate choice. Titles offer an appropriate balance of fiction and nonfiction, and a variety of leveled readers and trade books.
HMH CLASSROOM LIBRARIES

Encourage curiosity, creativity, and a love of all subjects and add socio-cultural diversity with these high-quality collections of literary and informational texts that include a combination of trade books and leveled readers.  Help students build background knowledge and foster growth across subjects. Teaching resources provide targeted lessons, while professional learning options support daily instruction. Each subject-specific library has teaching plans for every title and are enclosed in an easy-to-organize canvas tote. Integrate content areas into your literacy block and choose from a variety of classroom libraries including K-5 Science Classroom Libraries, K-5 Social Studies Classroom Libraries, and K-5 READ 180® Intervention Libraries.

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RELATED SOLUTIONS

Our literacy programs are supported by a comprehensive set of solutions. Teach from materials that reach the whole classroom, and work with a professional development partner committed to helping your classrooms achieve great outcomes.

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Consulting today’s thought leaders in order to foster biliteracy can impact your results.

Special Education

Every special needs learner should be treated as an individual. Learn about our comprehensive instruction and support designed to accelerate students at their own pace.

Professional Services

Our professional learning services allows educators to work shoulder to shoulder with leading practitioners, transforming student outcomes and school performance.

Experience the power of our literacy solutions in action.
Our Programs
Solutions that transform performance

From rich core reading instruction and adaptive assessments to technology-driven targeted intervention and professional learning, HMH® is committed to providing proven-effective solutions designed to engage, empower, and address the individual needs of students from Pre-K through Grade 12.

Our Authors
Guiding best practices in teaching and learning

With specialties in learning mindsets, long-term English language development, translanguaging, assessment, word skills, and more, our experts lead from the forefront of education to ensure that instruction and practice are relevant for today’s learners.

Dr. Kate Kinsella
Author, English 3D, San Francisco University, Center for Teacher Efficacy
Drs. Yvonne and David Freeman
Authors, On Our Way to English, Professors Emeriti, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Dr. Sheila W. Valencia
Professor, Language, Literacy, and Culture, University of Washington; Journeys Program Consultant
Shane Templeton, Ph.D.
Foundation Professor Emeritus, Literacy Studies, University of Nevada, Reno; Into Reading Program Consultant
David Dockterman, Ed.D.
Adjunct Professor, Harvard University
Kylene Beers, Ed.D.
Past President, NCTE
Robert E. Probst, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Georgia State University
Carol Jago
Associate Director, California Reading & Literature Project at UCLA; HMH Author
Dr. Elena Izquierdo, Ph.D.
Author, Escalate English, Associate Professor, Dual Language Education / Biliteracy / ELL Education, University of Texas, El Paso
Dr. Martha C. Hougen, Ph.D.
Differentiated Instruction
Dr. Bill McBride
Author-in-Residence
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