• Fundations

    Wilson Fundations makes learning to read fun while laying down the groundwork for life-long literacy. 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.

    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.

    Program Highlights

    Emphasis on systematic phonics and study of word structure

    Skills taught explicitly and systematically

    Instruction is cumulative and scaffolds presented skills

    Teachers model with 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 H

    ome Support Packet encourages parental involvement

    Fundations Posters (PDF 26 KB) Here are copies of some of the posters we go over when I am teaching Fundations.


    Letter Tiles (PDF 15 KB)

    Print these letter tiles off and cut them out. Then you can have your child build the trick words or words that follow the spelling rules for the week.


    Parent Handbook (PDF 101 KB)

    Here is a copy of the parent handbook that was sent home at the beginning of 

    school. Keep this as a resource.


    Parent Letter (PDF 65 KB)

    Practice Pages Units 1-7 (PDF 1.06 MB)

    Practice pages Units 8-14 (PDF 978 KB) 

    Practice test Homework (PDF 224 KB)

    Trick words, sound alike, word of the day (PDF 32 KB)