Foundations Errata

Below are corrections to any errors we have found in Foundations that may affect instruction. Some of the errors have already been corrected in later printings but are provided for those using earlier editions.

Foundations A Teacher's Manual

Page Lesson Notes
73-7515Cursive only: Teach the "cross" stroke using the Rhythm of Handwriting Cursive Quick Reference or Manuscript Tactile Card. The Cursive Tactile Cards do not have a "cross" stroke card.
11623Cursive only: Teach the "dip" stroke using the Rhythm of Handwriting Cursive Quick Reference. The Cursive Tactile Cards do not have a "dip" stroke card.
11723Materials for Slap It! game: Phonogram Game Card w, not r. 2 Slap cards.
124-12725Teach the phonogram r before Activity 25.1
17233Teach the "kick" stroke using the Rhythm of Handwriting Cursive Quick Reference or Manuscript Tactile Card before teaching lowercase k.

 

Foundations A Manuscript Workbook

Page Lesson Notes
11032correct handwriting font: page 110
11233correct handwriting font: page 112
12235correct handwriting font: page 122
128Gcorrect handwriting font: page 128
151Hcorrect handwriting font: page 151

 

Foundations A Cursive/Manuscript Workbook

Page Lesson Notes
11333Activity 33.2 Students have not learned the phonogram f yet. Removed "frog." page 113
204GActivity 33.3 Students have not learned the phonogram f yet. Replaced "fl" with "tw." page 115
2Reader 5Students have not learned the phonogram x yet. Changed the text of page 2 to: "hats on glad kids." page 2

 

Foundations B Teacher's Manual


Page Lesson Notes
6951Replace spelling word "thank" with "sick."
Replace spelling word "deer" with "feet."
12361Replace spelling word "sick" with "thank."
13463Replace spelling word "love" with "wave."
18473Phonemic Awareness: some of the OU words have more than one possible pronunciation. Either skip these words or provide extra support: hour (silent h), soup (soap), pour (power), flour (floor).
20677Replace spelling word "feet" with "deer."

 

Foundations B Cursive/Manuscript Workbook

Page Lesson Notes
12163Activity 63.2 Students have not learned the phonogram ar yet. Changed "car" and "farm" to "but" and "can. page 121
13966Activity 66.3 Students have now learned the phonogram ar. Changed "but" and "can" to "car" and "farm. page 139
19474Activity 74.1 Students have not learned the phonograms ew and ey yet. Sentence 1 should be "Dad bought a red bike." Sentence 3 should be "The kids fought to win." page 194
202GActivity G.2 The handwriting sentence should be "The brown cow lay down on the grass."
204GActivity G.4 "The cow is black with white spots" should be "The cow is white with black spots." page 204

 

Foundations B Readers

Page Reader Notes
41Changed sentence to "Fred has a wish. He has a plan." page 4
33Changed sentence to "The boy gets in bed." page 3
35Changed sentence to "This hen can make a sock for Jake." page 3
57Changed sentence to "Now all three help mix the dough." page 5

 

Foundations C Teacher's Manual

Page Lesson Notes
2683"Trains" activity: removed "on a bridge." Students have not learned the phonogram "dge" yet. page 16
154106Activity 106.2: There are seven paragraphs. "How many paragraphs are in this story." The fifth paragraph "tells about how Fred likes to take a bath." page 154
160108Omit the example "awe" from the Spelling Rule activity. The phonogram AW is taught in lesson 112.
211116Another two-letter phonogram that says long /e/ is "ei" (taught in Lesson 102).

 

Foundations C Student Workbook

Page Lesson Notes
781Activity 81.4 Removed a sentence. Students have not learned the phonogram "dge" yet. page 7
163106The third paragaraph in Activity 106.2 says “sticks” but should say “stick." page 163

 

Foundations C Readers

Page Reader Notes
61Updated text. Students do not know the phonogram "dge" yet. page 6

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