• Fundation Units (Spelling)


      Unit 1 closed syllable type diagraphs (ch, ck, sh, th, wh) 3 sounds of /k/ (c, ck, k)

      Unit 2 bonus letters (f, l, s, z) glued sounds (all, am, an, ang,  ing, ink, ong, onk, ost, ung, unk) Trick words: full, pull, talk, walk, both, shall

      Unit 3 closed syllable exceptions (ild, ind, old, olt, ost) Trick words: done, goes, pretty

      Unit 4 basewords and suffixes (s, es, ing, ed, est, er) Trick Words: again, please, animal, sure, use, used

      Unit 5 introduction of multi-syllabic words, compound words, suffixes (able, ment, full, less, ness, en, ish) Trick words: against, knew, know, always, often, once

      Unit 6 vowel-consonant-e syllable type (a-e, e-e, i-e, o-e, u.e) and vowel-consonant-e exceptions (ive) Trick words: only, house, move, right, place, together 

      Unit 7 open syllable, (long i) y as a vowel, suffix (y, ly, ty) Trick words: eight, large, change, city, every, carry, night, something

      Unit 8 r-controlled syllable type (ar, or) Trick words: world, answer, different

      Unit 9 r-controlled syllable type (ir, er, ur) Trick words: picture, learn, earth, mother, father, brother

      Unit 10 double vowel syllable type (long a)(ai, ay), homophones Trick words: great, country, away, school, America, thought

      Unit 11 double vowel syllable (long e) ee, ea, ey Trick words: whose, one, son, breakfast, head, ready

      Unit 12 double vowel syllable type oi, oy Trick words: favorite, early, ocean

      Unit 13 double vowel syllable type (long o) oa, oe, ow Trick words: Monday, Tuesday, lose, cousin, beautiful, tomorrow

      Unit 14 double vowel syllable type ou, ow Trick words: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, piece, bought, brought

      Unit 15 double vowel syllable type (long u) oo, ou, ow, ue Trick words: January, July, February, enough, special, December

      Unit 16 double vowel syllable type au, aw Trick words: August, laugh, daughter

      Unit 17 consonant-le syllable type Trick words: trouble, couple, young