Basal readers and content-area textbooks can help teachers meet the standards. Evidence suggests that if students exclusively use textbooks, that can stifle student interest and development of critical-thinking skills. By supplementing textbooks with classroom libraries, teachers give students extra incentive to read, which can boost content-area learning.
HMH Custom Classroom Libraries provide a print library tailored to your school or district. Choose among popular, current, and diverse titles, or request your own. Your library can be configured to support independent reading, guided reading, or whole classroom reading.
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Each grade-level library includes 40 social studies titles in the focus areas of history, civics & government, geography & maps, economics & financial literacy, and culture & community.
Get students thinking
Challenge students to think critically about historical events by introducing them to varied perspectives that encourage them to clarify and question their own views.
Open students' minds to a range of cultures in the context of well-known holidays and celebrations, such as Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month in November.
Bring history to life, build academic vocabulary, improve literacy skills, and deepen social studies content knowledge.
Get access to rigorous lesson plans that each include a language arts activity, two interactive social studies activities, and a unique project-based primary source activity.
Enjoy hassle-free setup, organization, and implementation with libraries conveniently packaged in HMH® totes.
Each grade-level library includes science titles in the focus areas of engineering & design, physical science, life science, and earth & space science.
Meet specific needs
Collections are grade-specific and include titles across a wide range of guided reading levels, ensuring you have a “just-right” book for every student.
Provide information, literature, and activities
High-interest informational and literary texts and hands-on activities bring the excitement of science learning to life.
Seamlessly integrate NGSS
Title-specific lesson plans align to Next Generation Science Standards and are ideal for cross-curricular, small-group instruction with inquiry-based projects.
When you empower students to choose their own books, you foster a love of reading. Independent reading libraries provide easy access to books students can—and want—to read, giving them more opportunities to become avid readers.
Grade Level Libraries, organized in canvas totes of 50 books within a specified Lexile® range, feature typical reading ranges for each grade level.
Differentiate with ease
Libraries include titles to support above- and below-level readers.
Give students options
Each library features fiction and nonfiction titles; approximately one-third of the titles are trade books.
Engage bilingual learners
Raise language proficiency with independent reading that engages dual language students.
Deliver accessible content
Foster a lifelong love of reading in every learner with rich, engaging Spanish literature.
Feature a range of options
Provide translations of best-selling books and high-interest cross-curricular leveled readers.
Into Social Studies for students in Grades K–6 explores the past and present, inviting learners to tackle challenging questions about our global community while providing teachers with the tools they need to meet academic standards with limited class time.
Literacy Solutions provides professional learning and coaching that helps teachers inspire lifelong learners.
Using HMH Into Reading™ as a core program gives teachers a complete set of tools for turning all students into strong readers, writers, listeners, and speakers with a lifelong passion for learning.
Rigby® PM Leveled Readers combine the precise leveling teachers trust with the characters students love to teach reading in a way that transforms every title into a learning moment.
JillE Literacy is a balanced literacy experience that offers resources to engage readers, spark critical thinking, and inspire curiosity.
Hero Academy® was designed to transform every student into a reading superhero! The program's leveled reader series for students in Grades PreK–4 can challenge students to grow as readers, motivate reluctant learners, and foster social and emotional skill development.
iRead's research-backed intervention guarantees a path to success for all children, meeting them where they are and providing guided practice to build mastery by Grade 3.
Waggle for Grades 2–8 offers supplemental practice and instruction that immerses students in personalized learning and maximizes teachers' time.
inFact's nonfiction informational tests for Grades K–5 encourage students to read closely and find evidence, boosting comprehension skills and success on high-stakes standardized tests. With awe-inspiring visuals, a wide variety of science and social studies topics, and precise leveling across 91 titles, inFact ensures just the right book for every student.
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