Fundations provides children of varying learning abilities with a foundation for reading and spelling. It provides teachers with the skills and tools needed to present a structured, sequential, and cumulative phonics/spelling program using multisensory teaching techniques.
Fundations thoroughly teaches the Foundational Skills of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and significantly supports other CCSS standards in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language.
As a recognized leader in multisensory language programs, Wilson brings more than a decade of systematic and explicit instruction to the K-3 classroom. Wilson Fundations provides research-based materials and strategies essential to a comprehensive reading and writing program.
Emphasis on systematic phonics and study of word structure
Skills taught explicitly and systematically
Instruction is cumulative and scaffolds presented skills
Teachers model with “Echo” the owl puppet directing students to repeat sounds, words, and sentences
Assessments monitor students throughout the program
The manual provides direction for support staff to meet individual student needs
Extensive practice provides multiple opportunities for skills application
Home Support Packet encourages parental involvement