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Built from the ELA/ELD Frameworks and the CA Common Core State Standards, HMH’s Transitional Kindergarten–Grade 12 comprehensive print and digital English Language Arts and English Language Development programs provide the research-based 21st century resources teachers need to prepare all students for the college, career and civic life.

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Big Day for TK™, —Transitional Kindergarten

Transitional Kindergarten

Big Day for TK™, is a proven-effective comprehensive program that ensures kindergarten readiness by building the foundation for success in school and life.


Big Day for PreK™, —Pre-Kindergarten


Big Day for PreK™, is a proven-effective comprehensive program that ensures kindergarten readiness by building the foundation for success in school and life.

Big Day for PreK™ prepares preschool-aged children for kindergarten and beyond through intentional and engaging learning opportunities that build the necessary foundations in essential learning domains. The program supports statewide PreK initiatives and ensures success with the new, more rigorous preschool curriculum standards with instructional best practices including DAP, social-emotional development, and extended play. An English-Spanish version is also available.

California Journeys © 2017 —TK-6


Inspire readers with authentic, award-winning text and empower them with skill mastery. Backed by proven results, California Journeys is the most widely used reading program in the country.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is committed to providing California teachers and students with the best-in-class TK–6 ELA/ELD curriculum. California Journeys © 2017 includes print and digital components built for the 21st century, focus on motivating, engaging, and intellectually challenging students to prepare them for college, career, and civic life.

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California Collections © 2017 —6-12


The nation’s leading ELA program for Grades 6–12 helps students analyze complex texts and communicate thoughtfully while engaging with authentic texts and real-world experiences.

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California Pathway to Biliteracy —K-6


HMH California Journeys Pathway to Biliteracy is a comprehensive program for Grades K–6 to develop high levels of academic literacy in two languages, Spanish and English.


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Reading Counts!™ —K-12


Reading Counts!™ is an independent reading program for Grades K–12 that combines reading practice and software-based assessment.

Writers INC —9-12


Designed with college-and-career readiness in mind, Writers INC emphasizes preparation for ACT* and SAT**, professional social media branding, and a variety of writing forms.

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