Level 2

Program Highlights

Segment syllables into sounds (phonemes) – up to 6 sounds

Identify word structures such as vowels, consonants, blends, digraphs, digraph blends

Identify parts of words (syllables, basewords, suffixes)

Identify all six syllable types: closed, vowel-consonant-e, open, r-controlled, vowel digraph/diphthong, consonant-le

Read and spell words with: short vowels,
long vowels in vowel-consonant-e and open syllables,
r-controlled vowels (ar, er, ir, or, ur)
vowel teams (ai, ay, ee, ey, ea, oi, oy, oa, ow, oe, ou, oo, ue, ew, au, aw)

Read and spell words with unexpected vowel sounds (old, ild, ind, ost, olt, ive)

Read and spell words with common suffixes (s, es, ed, ing, est, ish, able, ive, y, ful, ment, less, ness, ly, ty)

Read and spell words with common prefixes (un-, dis-, mis-, non-, trans-, pre-, pro-, re-, de-)

Read and spell phonetically regular one-, two- and three-syllable words

Read and spell targeted high-frequency,non-phonetic words

Divide multisyllabic words

Write clear, legible manuscript at an appropriate rate

Spell words with options for the grapheme representation for sounds with use of a spell checker or dictionary

Apply correct punctuation (period, question mark, exclamation point)

Apply capitalization rules for beginning of sentences and names of people

Read controlled stories with fluency, expression and understanding

Read approximately 90 words per minute with fluency and understanding

Construct sentences using vocabulary words

Use synonyms, know some multiple meaning words, and apply dictionary skills

Retell facts from expository text

Locate facts and details in narrative and expository writing

Skim for information

Make judgements, predictions from given facts

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Skill Development
Each level of Fundations presents skills in a carefully structured scope and sequence. These build on previously taught skills and are brought forward cumulatively: from unit to unit, year to year.

Phonemic Awareness
Sound Mastery
Irregular (Trick) Word Instruction
Written Composition
Lesson Activities

Words with Sound Options
Video Example

Syllable Division with Closed Syllables
Video Example