2 What is fundations?Fundations is a whole class reading program that instructs kids in the basics of reading: from simple letter sound correspondence, to consonant – vowel - consonant words, to multisyllabic words. Fundations instruction takes place in grades K – 2 at Fishkill Plains and these lessons are the foundations of decoding. If you have concerns about your child’s reading skills, please contact your child’s teacher and the school reading teacher, Mrs. Gullick.
3 The children are introduced to the short vowel sounds Echo Me......The children are introducedto the short vowel soundsthrough their keywords.
4 the letter, keyword and sound of each letter in the alphabet Watch this video on howthe children echothe letter, keyword and soundof each letter in the alphabetduring the drill soundsactivity.Click here.
5 Click here for examples. The students will learn six syllable types while in the Fundations Reading Program.Click here for examples.
6 As your child progresses through school, they’ll be exposed to the scaffolding components ofthe Wilson Fundations program.Read the packets thatcome homefrom your child’s teacher.Contact the teacher if your childis having difficulty.
7 letter-sound correspondence with your young children. Practiceletter-sound correspondencewith your young children.Practice sight word recognitionwith your young children.
8 No matter what age your child is: Have your children read to you! READ to YOUR KIDS!Have your children read to you!
9 This information night was Parents as Reading Partners Committee Please help us to buildstrong readers atFishkill PlainsElementary School!This information night wassponsored by the F.P.P.T.A.Parents as Reading Partners Committee