Fundations Level 1

Report
Fundations:
Level One
made by
Wendy Taylor
K-6 Literacy Coach
Orientation: Week 1
-teach students how to echo (manual
p.162)
-teach the writing grid (manual p.162)
-teach how to follow verbalization (manual
p. 162-163)
-teach pencil grip and tracing (manual p.
163)
WRITING GRID
SKY LINE
PLANE LINE
GRASS LINE
WORM LINE
PENCIL GRIP
Good news…
• Once you are familiar with the following
7 activities, you know all the procedures
for unit 1
• Lesson plans taken directly from the
manual are typed up for you to use for
the entire K level including the
orientation and all 5 units
See video demonstration
Vowel Extension (see manual p. 94 and appendix
to make this chart with Fundation’s pictures)
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play Sound Bingo
hand out sound cardsstudents stand if they have
letter called
Let’s look at a typical week in
Unit 1!
(lesson plans are typed on
template for all 14 units-posted
on the wiki)
Fundations Level 1, Unit 1: Week 1
Focus: Reviews or teaches letter names, keywords, sounds and lower-case letter formations of letters from a-z.
Refer to explanation and/ or script on page number given.
Gala D. Co
Day 1
Letter-Keyword-Sound
Sky Write/Letter Formation
Student Notebook
Echo/Letter Formation
Day 2
Letter-Keyword-Sound
Drill Sounds
Sky Write/Letter Formation
Student Notebook
Echo/Letter Formation
Day 3
Letter-Keyword Sound
Drill Sounds
Vowel Extension
Sky Write/Letter Formation
Student Notebook
Echo/Letter Formation
Day 4
Letter-Keyword Sound
Drill Sounds
Vowel Extension
Sky Write/Letter Formation
Student Notebook
Echo/Letter Formation
Day 5
Drill Sounds
Make It Fun
Alphabetical Order
Echo/Find Letters
Letter-Keyword-Sound Page
167:
Introduce sky line letters t, b, f.
Use Large and Standard Sound
Cards
Letter-Keyword-Sound Page
167:
Introduce plane line letters: n, m.
Use Large and Standard Sound
Cards
Letter-Keyword-Sound Page
167:
Introduce: c, a.
Use Large and Standard Sound
Cards
Letter-Keyword-Sound Page
167:
Introduce plane line letters: i, r.
Use Large and Standard Sound
Cards
Drill Sounds Page 168:
Do all introduced sounds.
1st practice with Large Sound
Cards; then Standard Sound
Cards.
Sky Write/Letter Formation
Page 168:
Follow the Letter Formation
Guide instructions in appendix.
Drill Sounds Page 168:
Do all introduced sounds.
1st practice with Large Sound
Cards; then Standard Sound
Cards.
Drill Sounds Page 168:
Do all introduced sounds.
1st practice with Large Sound
Cards; then Standard Sound
Cards.
Drill Sounds Page 168:
Do all introduced sounds.
1st practice with Large Sound
Cards; then Standard Sound
Cards.
Make It Fun Page 169:
Student Notebook Page 168:
Direct the students to find the
letters that you are working on in
the sound section of their Student
Notebooks. Direct them to point
to one letter at a time.
Sky Write/Letter Formation
Page 168:
Follow the Letter Formation
Guide instructions in appendix.
Vowel Extension Page 169:
Use the Keyword Pictures to
make a Vowel Extension activity
on chart paper on the classroom
board.
Enlarge Copy from Appendix
Vowel Extension Page 169:
Use the Keyword Pictures to
make a Vowel Extension activity
on chart paper on the classroom
board.
Alphabetical Order Page
170:
Students order Magnetic
Letter Tiles.
Echo/Letter Formation Page
168:
Do the new sounds as well as
two or three sounds from
previous days on Dry Erase
Writing Tablets.
Student Notebook Page 168:
Direct the students to find the
letters that you are working on in
the sound section of their Student
Notebooks. Direct them to point
to one letter at a time.
Sky Write/Letter Formation
Page 168:
Follow the Letter Formation
Guide instructions in appendix.
Sky Write/Letter Formation
Page 168:
Sky Write Letter-KeywordSounds introduced.
Student Notebook Page 168:
Student Notebook Page 168:
Echo/Letter Formation Page
168:
Do the new sounds as well as
two or three sounds from
previous days on Dry Erase
Writing Tablets.
Comments:
Comments:
Echo/Letter Formation Page
168:
Echo/Letter Formation Page
168:
Comments:
Unit 2’s new concepts…
• tapping to read words
• tapping to spell
• sentence reading
• sentence dictation
(4 weeks long)
New procedures are added at this point--Word of the Day, Word Talk, Trick Words, Echo-Find
Letters and Words Dictation (dry erase and composition)
Students will begin to do dictation in composition books
instead of dry erase.
Unit 3’s new concept is…
• digraphs (wh, ch, sh, th, ck)
• how to mark up words
A new procedure in Unit 3 is Story
Time.
read ABC books and point
out letters
use baby echo to read a
story
New concepts
Unit 4: ff, ll, ss bonus letters and glued sound -all
Unit 5: two new glued sounds –am and –an
Unit 6: baseword and suffix –s, plurals
Unit 7: more glued sounds –ang, -ing, -ong, -ung
then –ank, -ink, -onk, -unk
Unit 8: difference between blends and digraphs
and also digraph blends
Unit 9: closed syllables
New concepts
Unit 10: blending up to 5 sounds in a closed
syllable
Unit 11: switch focus from sounds to syllables,
syllable division
Unit 12: suffix ending –es
Unit 13: suffix –ed, -ing
Unit 14: vowel-consonant-e

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