• Fundations is a program that I use in the classroom.  
    This program helps your child read. 

    Here is a list of the Trick Words your child should know by the end of 
    First Grade:

    As your child learns how to spell new words, they learn how to mark up the words.  Your child should be able to identify: digraphs, bonus letters, welded (glued) sounds, base words, and the suffix "s".  After each unit, your child is tested on their knowledge of markings as well as spelling, sounds, 
    and sentence structure.

    Here is the chart of how to mark up words:

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