FUNDATIONS "Beneficial for all. Essential for some." B. Wilson

A research-based reading and spelling instruction for K-3 students in general education (Tier I) and intervention (Tier II) classrooms. Fundations has also been used effectively with students that have special education needs (Tier III).

ALIGNMENT TO COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS (2nd edition)

ALIGNMENT TO COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS (1st edition)


WEBCAST- click below to view webcast.
http://www.wilsonlanguage.com/webcasts/wc_fun/fun_introduction.html
In this webcast, Barbara Wilson describes how the research-based Fundations provides explicit and systematic reading and spelling instruction for K-3 students in general Education (Tier I) and intervention (Tier II) classrooms. Learn about the key principles of instruction and program components.
Presenter: Barbara A. Wilson, M. Ed., author. Running Time: approximately 68 min.

SCOPE AND SEQUENCE 2nd Edition
Level K
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3


WILSON RtI Framework (K-3)
Wilson's Multitiered System of Support This is a great reference chart showing the use of Wilson's programs in a 3 tiered model to include (Fundations, Just Words and the Wilson Reading System)
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Intervention Inventory may assist teachers in determining appropriate Fundations level.


It is recommended that the UNIT TEST be given at the end of each uni to determine mastery of concepts taught. An 80% or better score is needed in order to progress to the next unit. See guidelines below. Unit test trackers are available on the Prevention Learning Community.


Prevention Learning Community

This is an on-line resource for teachers that provides ongoing professional development
  • Lesson Plan Resources
  • Video Demonstrations
  • RECOMMEND- PROGRESS MONITORING- 1 min. probes to assess skills weekly.

    • Easily administered
    • Matches scope/sequence of CCPS Phonics curriculum in K, 1.
    • Quick
    • Charts available to monitor growth over time and response to instruction.
This resource is available to teachers upon purchase of a manual and/or attendance at an official Fundations Training. This is renewed annually at no cost.
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CCPS IN-DISTRICT TRAINERS:
Susan Zirpoli, Coordinator Educational Interventions- Spec. Ed.
Diane Giannaccini, ELA Specialist, Piney Ridge Elementary