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Elementary Special Education Teacher & HS Varsity Field Hockey Coach


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We are learning new rules to support our reading, spelling and writing programs.


FUNdations Scope and Sequence Level 2


Unit 1

• Letter-keyword-sound for consonants and vowels

• Concept of consonant digraphs

• Letter-keyword-sound for digraphs

• Concept of consonant blends

• Concept of digraph blends

• 3 spellings for /k/ sound (c, k, ck)

• Closed syllable type

Sample words: quilt, elf, shred, kick, crush


Unit 2

• Bonus letter spelling rule: ff, ll, ss, and sometimes zz

• Glued (welded) sounds: all, am, an, ang, ing, ong, ung, ank, ink, onk, unk

• Blending and reading words with glued sounds

• Segmenting and spelling words with bonus letters and glued sounds

• Prosody

• Story retelling

• Vowel teams: ai, ay, ee, ea, ey

Sample words: spill, string, stand, toss


Unit 3

• Concept of closed syllable exceptions

• Glued sounds: ild, ind, old, olt, ost

• Story retelling

• Fluent passage reading

• Vowel teams: oi, oy

Sample words: wild, find, cold, colt, post


Unit 4

• Review suffixes: s, es, ed, ing

• Comparison suffixes: er, est

• Additional sounds of –ed /d/ and /t/

• Spelling procedure for words with suffixes

• Forming plurals

• Forming present and past tense

• Categorizing vowel and consonant suffixes

• Fluent passage reading

• Making judgements and predictions form given facts

• Vowel teams: oa, oe, ow, ou, oo, ue, ew

Sample words: stronger, tallest, spilled, passed


Unit 5

• Reading and spelling two-syllable words

• Review syllable concept in multisyllabic words

• Compound words

• Syllable division rules for dividing between closed syllables

• Spelling of ic at the end of multisyllabic words

• New suffixes: ful, ment, ness, less, able, en, ish, au and aw

Sample words: catnip, habit, tonic, mascot, hundred, freshen, boldness


Unit 6

• Review vowel-consonant-e syllables

• s - /s/and /z/

• Spelling option procedure

• Two syllable words with closed and vowel-consonant-e syllables

• Compound words

• Vowel-consonant-e exception (-ive)

• Suffix – ive

Sample words: hope, confuse, reptile, olive, inventive


Unit 7

• Open syllable type

• Y as a vowel

• Combining open syllables with closed and vowel-consonant-e syllables

• Additional syllable division rules

• y, ly, ty suffixes

Sample words: no, music, relate, cry, baby, chilly


Unit 8

• R-contolled syllable

• Sounds of ar and or

• Combining r-controlled syllables with other syllable types

Sample words: fort, part, orbit, party


Unit 9

• Sound of er, ir, and ur

• Spelling option procedure for /r/ sound

• Combining r-contolled syllables with er, ir, and ur with other syllable types

• Dictionary skills

Sample words: burst, termite, dirty


Unit 10

• Double vowel syllable type

• Sounds of ai, and ay

• Use of spelling option procedure for // sound

• Combining all types of syllables

• Homophones

Sample words: paint, display


Unit 11

• Sounds of ee, ea, ey

• Use of spelling option procedure for // sound

Sample words: cheap, keep, chimney


Unit 12

• Sounds of oi and oy

• Spelling generalizations of /oi/ sound

Sample words: moist, toys, paperboy


Unit 13

• The long o sound of oa, oe, and ow

• Use of spelling option procedure for // sound

• Review of suffix endings

Sample words: road, doe, grown


Unit 14

• The /ou/ sound of ou and ow

• Flexibility in sound choices for reading

• Spelling generalizations of /ou/ sound

Sample words: sample, drown, plow


Unit 15

• The /ü/ sound of oo, ou, ue, and ew

• The / / sound of ue

• Use of spelling option procedure for /ü/ and / / sounds

Sample words: spoon, soup, overdue, blew, argue


Unit 16

• Sounds of au and aw

• Spelling generalizations for the /o/ sound

Sample words: claw, aunt


Unit 17

• Consonant-le syllable type

• Spelling consonant-le words

• Review of all 6 syllable types

• Favorite, sugar, trouble, couple, young

Sample words: gobble, tumble, noble