The extended set of Foundation Decodable Readers follows a systematic synthetic phonics sequence that aligns perfectly with the teaching sequence of Sound Waves Spelling.
There are 40 different books in the Foundation extended set. Each book in the set features a focus phoneme–grapheme relationship, charming illustrations and a captivating story.
Books in the extended set include:
- CCVC and CVCC words
- newly learned Special Words from the Sound Waves Spelling teaching sequence
- a steadily increasing word count of 40–150 words.
In addition, every Decodable Reader includes a Warm Up section with words containing the focus phoneme–grapheme relationship, Book Chat questions to encourage students to reflect on what they are reading, and tips for helping students during reading.