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Envisioned by Indiana Teachers for Indiana Learners

Why Into Literature?

HMH Into Literature™ —Grades 6-12

Grades 6-12

With engaging literature, relevant themes, intuitive technology to measure growth, and a wealth of high-impact resources, HMH Into Literature™ was built to address the needs of today’s teacher and prepare students for success in tomorrow’s world.

Prepare your students for:

  • ILearn (Grades 3-8) Assessment
  • IStep +10 (Exit Level Test used until 2022)
  • Indiana Academic Standards

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Develop Engaged Readers and Critical Thinkers

  • A robust student choice library ensures every student finds literature that ignites their passion and keeps them engaged in reading.
  • Embedded Notice & Note strategies prompt students to dig deeper into texts, annotate, infer meaning, and transfer that meaning to the world around them.
  • Write-In texts offer students the ability to annotate, engage in text-dependent analysis, and collect ideas for writing.

Inspire Lifelong Reading

Explore some of the beloved literature that lies at the heart of HMH Into Literature with our interactive online collection. Log in to browse a wide selection of beloved 6-12 titles and enter for a chance to upgrade your library with 10 free books!

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Culturally relevant, diverse literature engages and personalizes every student’s reading experience.

Over 1000+ print and digital novels to choose from for teachers to build classroom libraries. Extensive list of contemporary and diverse selections for engaging reluctant and motivated readers.

Differentiation resources include leveled and adapted texts, Text Sketches, Peer Coach videos, and more to meet the needs of all learners.

Media Projects extend learning and showcase students’ digital skills.

HMH Current Events provide timely, relevant articles from trusted sites such as Newsela®, The Guardian®, CNN®, and more!

Flexible, Personalized Teaching Experience with empowered decisions through data and reporting

HMH Into Reading™ —Grades K-6

Grades K-6

HMH Into Reading™ Indiana is a fully integrated literacy solution designed to spark an unshakable love
of learning that motivates each student to reach his or her fullest potential. From embedded point-of-use teaching tips that facilitate innovative standards-aligned instruction, to comprehensive support for English learners and advanced or struggling students, our program was built to give you back your most valuable resource—instructional time with your students


Engaged Readers Become Inspired Writers

  • A comprehensive library of trade books serves as a connection to each module topic and bridges reading and writing instruction.
  • Culturally relevant and ethnically diverse text sets build cross-disciplinary knowledge and serve as a springboard for writing and discussion.
  • Scaffolding in the program ensures students receive the initial support and practice that sets them on the best path to independence.

Curate a Library That Captivates

Explore the captivating, authentic literature that lies at the heart of HMH Into Reading with our interactive online collection. Log in to browse a wide selection of beloved K-6 titles and enter for a chance to upgrade your library for free!

Into Reading Research Paper

For over 180 years, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has been deeply committed to literature and improving lives through literacy. HMH Into Reading continues that tradition. Specifically, this Into Reading Research Foundation Paper explains how Into Reading draws on the best research on instruction and learning in order to give students in Grades K–6 the foundation they need to be successful readers and writers. In this report, the research base is presented, followed by how Into Reading delivers on the research.

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Combine Writable® with HMH Into Reading to strengthen and streamline your writing lessons with mentor texts, prompts, rubrics, and stored comments that reinforce the writing process while supporting teachers.

When writing and reading join together, students soar.

  • Writable‘s online writing tools meet Into Reading‘s world-class literature to ensure students have direct access to high-quality mentor texts during every step of the writing process.
  • Student-friendly rubrics always guide drafting and revision, along with optional anonymous peer reviews and feedback on structure and organization, powered by AI.
  • Customizable, state-specific writing prompts and rubrics prepare students for high stakes assessments.

Discover how Writable can help your students reach new heights.

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