Each of the nine Categories of Learning are represented in the lessons. As the lessons are implemented, teachers will not only learn more about children’s development of word solving strategies but also gain invaluable insight into the English linguistic system. The goal is for teachers to feel confident in building their own sequence of explicit lessons that moves students systematically toward a flexible and powerful range of strategies. The minilessons within the system are designed so that as teachers use them, they will always consider the child.Components in the Fountas & Pinnell Word Study System, Grade 3 include:
Fountas & Pinnell Classroom is a cohesive, multi-text approach to literacy instruction for all students in grades PreK–6. The system is designed to support whole-group, small-group and independent learning opportunities including: interactive read-aloud, reading minilessons, shared reading, phonics/spelling/word study lessons, guided reading, book clubs, and independent reading collections.
Fountas & Pinnell Classroom is rich with authentic texts, lessons or conferring cards, minilessons, and professional tools and learning for a systematic, transformative approach to literacy instruction.