The Foundational Phonics curriculum breathes new life into time honored principles of the past, by merging the proven teaching methods of the 1800’s with a modern, user friendly format. The natural progression from recognizing letters and their sounds to reading with confidence is not interrupted by “twaddle” and busywork, but instead enhanced by black and white pages, drawings, and engaging literature. This curriculum appeals to many different learning styles, building precept upon precept to achieve comprehension and infusing all purposeful activity with just enough playfulness to keep it fun. Together, both student and teacher are guided on this journey as each concept is introduced, explained and applied in a way that is logical and easy for everyone to understand. There are no tedious scripted instructions or teacher’s manuals necessary. Any competent reader can easily spend quality time with a non reader and achieve literacy with a pencil, a box of crayons and this curriculum.
Book One - Letter Mastery
The goal of Book One, “Letter Mastery”, is to
build a solid foundation for reading.
By engaging the senses through ear, eye and
tongue training children experience
immediate success as they discover the
purpose of the written symbols that comprise
Book Two - Word Mastery
With the most common sounds of the alphabet mastered in Book One, the goal of Book Two is Word Mastery. This book transitions students from building the “framework” to completing the “house”. As long vowel sounds, blends, digraphs, syllables and basic punctuation are introduced, students discover that words make sentences and sentences make stories...