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Foundations A-B Complete Set

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A Complete Reading and Phonics Curriculum
Ages 4-7

NEW SET! Now includes Whistling Whales: Beyond the Sounds of ABC

Discover why so many kids beg for "Dragon School!"

Provide your students with a fun, multi-sensory experience learning to read and write that engages their senses, works naturally with their desire to wiggle and play, and lays a strong foundation for reading and writing success.

In addition to the Teacher's Manual and Student Workbook for levels A and B, the complete set includes all the durable products that are used throughout the Foundations curriculum. With this package, you are ready to open and teach Foundations!

What is Taught in Foundations A?

  • Learn all the sounds of A-Z
  • Develop phonemic awareness skills, including blending and segmenting one-syllable words
  • Identify initial and final sounds
  • Learn to read and spell short vowel CVC words
  • Learn to read and spell consonant blends
  • Students create 6 delightful readers
  • Learn to write lowercase A-Z in either manuscript or cursive
  • Cursive or manuscript handwriting modeled in the workbook
  • Learn to read 87 high-frequency words and tools for reading hundreds more
  • Develop fluency
  • Early comprehension skills

What is Taught in Foundations B?

  • Learn to write the uppercase letters in cursive or manuscript
  • Match uppercase and lowercase letters
  • Learn 21 new multi-letter phonograms
  • Discover 8 spelling rules
  • Learn about schwa and why it happens so often in English
  • Learn how to read 296 new high-frequency words and the tools for reading thousands of additional words
  • Discover 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
  • Play fun and engaging games

Recommended for

  • Ages 4 to 7
  • As a phonics, reading, spelling, vocabulary and grammar curriculum for Grades K-2
  • As a complete language arts curriculum for Grades K-2
  • Young struggling readers
  • Young students with dyslexia

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Handwriting Style

  • The Foundations A and B Teacher's Manuals include instructions for teaching BOTH manuscript and cursive.
  • The Foundations A and B Set is sold in TWO versions, manuscript and cursive. Choose the handwriting style you are teaching in the drop-down menu above.
  • Learn why we recommend beginning with cursive.

What is Included?

Ordering Information

  • Choose either the Manuscript or the Cursive version of the set.
  • Both the Teacher’s Manual and the Student Workbook are needed to teach Foundations.
  • Handwriting instruction is also incorporated into Foundations, so it is not necessary to purchase The Rhythm of Handwriting separately.
    • Order as a complete set and save 10%!

    Teaching Multiple Students?

    Each additional student will need:

    If teaching more than four students:

    Product Details

    Set weight: 13.5 lb.

    Teacher's Manuals:

    Student Workbooks:

    • High-quality paperback
    • Full color
    • Perforated pages for easy tear-out
    • Level A: 230 pages
    • Level B: 236 pages

    Foundations A Readers

    • 6 student-created readers
    • Located in the back of the Foundations A Student Workbook.
    • Students tear them out, cut out the pictures, and glue the pictures in place as a comprehension activity to create their first readers.
    • Also available as a PDF.

    Foundations B Readers

    • Full color
    • 8 individually bound booklets

    Doodling Dragons: An ABC Book of Sounds

    • Hardcover
    • Full color
    • 56 pages

    Doodling Dragons is also available as an app for iOS™ and Kindle™!

    Whistling Whales: Beyond the Sounds of ABC

    • Hardcover
    • Full color
    • 46 pages

    Product SKUs:

    • CFABCS2 (Cursive set)
    • CFABMS2 (Manuscript set)

    Logic of English Cursive & Manuscript School Fonts © David Occhino Design.


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