Foundations B Teacher's Manual
Phonics and Reading Curriculum
The pick-up-and-teach Foundations Teacher's Manuals guide you through everything you need to introduce students ages 4-7 to reading and writing!
Foundations B Teacher's Manual
- Carefully designed lessons that help you explain concepts like syllables, schwa, and silent final E's while learning alongside your students
- Uppercase handwriting instruction for both manuscript and cursive included
- Instructions for 39 phonogram games
- Engaging fluency games that get kids up and moving
- Guided assessments
- Materials lists
- Teacher tips that help you to answer student questions
- Spelling Analysis lists with guides for marking words and sample scripting
- Clearly laid out objectives
- Easy to teach! No training required!
More about Foundations B
- Learn to write the uppercase letters in cursive or manuscript
- Match uppercase and lowercase letters
- 21 new multi-letter phonograms
- 8 spelling rules
- Learn about schwa and why it happens so often in English
- 296 new high-frequency words and the tools for reading and spelling thousands of additional words
- 2 reasons for a silent final E
- Read one-syllable words with a long vowel sound
- Identify the medial vowel in a word
- Read and comprehend simple sentences
- Fun and engaging games
- Ages 4 to 7
- Any student age 7 or under who has completed Foundations A or who has strong phonemic awareness skills, knows all the sounds of A-Z, and can write the lowercase letters
- As a phonics, reading, spelling, vocabulary, and grammar curriculum for Grades K-2
- As a complete language arts curriculum for Grades K-2
- Beginning readers
- Young struggling readers
- Students with dyslexia
- Early readers ready to learn why English words are spelled the way they are
Prerequisites for Level B
- Foundations A or
- Students age 4-7 who know how to:
- blend separate sounds into words auditorily
- segment words into their individual sounds auditorily
- identify all the sounds of A-Z
- sound out unfamiliar CVC and consonant-blend words like win, clap, and lost
- write the lowercase letters comfortably from muscle memory
If you are starting Foundations at B rather than continuing from A, see Starting Foundations with children who are already reading and What materials do I need to start at Foundations B? for guidance on starting the program at this level.
- The Foundations A and B Teacher's Manuals include instructions for teaching BOTH manuscript and cursive.
- The Foundations A and B Workbooks are sold in TWO versions, manuscript and cursive. Choose the version that matches the handwriting style you are teaching.
- Learn why we recommend beginning with cursive.
What else do I need to teach Foundations B?
- Foundations B Student Workbook
- Foundations B Readers
- Whistling Whales: Beyond the Sounds of ABC
- Basic Phonogram Cards
- 1 deck of Bookface Phonogram Game Cards
- 1 deck of either Cursive or Manuscript Phonogram Game Cards
- Phonogram Game Tiles
- Rhythm of Handwriting Tactile Cards - either Cursive or Manuscript
- Rhythm of Handwriting Quick Reference - either Cursive or Manuscript
- Student Whiteboard
- Phonogram and Spelling Rule Quick Reference
- Spelling Analysis Card
- Available in print and PDF. Choose the format you want from the drop-down menu above. (Learn about downloads.)
- Choose either the Manuscript or the Cursive version of the workbook.
- The Teacher’s Manual, Student Workbook, and Foundations B Readers are all needed to teach Foundations B, along with reusable supplements used throughout Foundations.
- All instructions for games are included within the manual.
Compatible with any Foundations B Student Workbook. Now includes prompts for when to read Whistling Whales.
- Full color
- 248 pages
- Weight: 2.3 lb.
- Product SKU: CFBTM2P
- Digital download
- See user license below
- Product SKU: CFBTM2A
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