Literacy

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

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

See Your Students Soar

Help your students grow into avid readers and confident writers. With free resources and expert advice, we provide you with the tools you need to boost your instruction and inspire a love of reading and writing that lasts a lifetime.

Leadership Talks

In these webinars, literacy experts share their advice for ensuring all students are on a path to reading and writing proficiency.

Leveraging Biliteracy

Consult today's thought leaders to foster biliteracy and cultivate the rich learning experiences necessary for second-language growth.

Literacy@Work

How do you teach writing? One step at a time. In our how-to series students hear from experts in poetry, persuasive writing, storytelling, and more.

OUTCOMES

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.

FEATURED CASE STUDIES

HMH worked with the Troup County School System to develop a strategy for instructional excellence, which included coaching, progress monitoring, and leadership support.

Professional Services Impact Study: Troup County School System
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State test scores showed that both System 44 and READ 180 students (Grades 3–11) significantly improved their reading comprehension skills after one year of using the programs.

System 44/READ 180: Napa Valley Unified School District
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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 standards. Our diverse collections of literary and informational texts will spark students' interest and stretch reading growth. Our award-winning series include Rigby® PM BooksHero Academy®, Sails® & MainSailsSteck-Vaughn®, and Science and Engineering Leveled Readers. Our trusted content is age-appropriate, relevant, and engaging for all students, at every level.

Guided Reading

Create an instructional library with our Bookrooms. Each Bookroom has six copies of every title with Take-and-Teach Notes to enhance your guided reading instruction. The instructional materials are highly rigorous to achieve depths of knowledge in vocabulary, fluency, response writing, and comprehension. Guided Reading Bookrooms are available for inFact, Hero Academy, Rigby PMs, Flying ColorsSails & MainSails, and Steck-Vaughn.

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. K–5 Spanish Libraries are also available for Independent Reading.
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.

Balanced Literacy

Foster avid readers and confident writers with help from our research-based literacy programs and expert coaches.

Special Education

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

Literacy Solutions

Our classroom-focused courses and expert coaching provide targeted professional learning focused on high-impact literacy strategies.

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.

Core
Intervention
Supplemental Literacy
Summer Success Reading

Grades K–8

Assessment
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; Co-Author, READ 180®; Teacher Educator, Researcher; CEO, Dr. Kate Kinsella & Associates
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
Dr. Shane Templeton
Foundation Professor Emeritus, Literacy Studies, University of Nevada, Reno; Into Reading Program Consultant
Dr. David Dockterman
Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Dr. Kylene Beers
Past President, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Dr. Robert E. Probst
Professor Emeritus, Georgia State University
Carol Jago
HMH Author and Associate Director, California Reading & Literature Project at UCLA
Dr. Elena Izquierdo
Author, Escalate English, Associate Professor, Dual Language Education / Biliteracy / ELL Education, University of Texas, El Paso
Dr. Martha C. Hougen
Differentiated Instruction
Dr. Bill McBride
Author-in-Residence
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