Systematic Engaging Early Literacy (SEEL)

Scope and Sequence

Preschool Curriculum

 

CURRICULUM ELEMENT Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4

Print Awareness

Recognizes own name in print

Tells where to start reading

Follows reading left to right (points to words)

Finds identical words in repetitive texts

Predicts what will be read in repetitive text

Points to words when engaged in shared reading of a repetitive text

Identifies one of two words or letters to make a choice (e.g., finds the M in milk to pick milk vs. water to drink)

Points to each word during shared reading of a repetitive or predictable text

Recognizes a specific target word in context after some prior exposure

Matches identical words

Dictates experiences and can tell if what was written is correct

"Reads" from memory a very repetitive or predictable text

"Reads" a recurring word or phrase in a repetitive text

Letter
Naming

Names, identifies, and writes the following letters:

M, B, T, S, O and X

Names, identifies, and writes the following letters:

F, A, P, C, L, R

Names, identifies, and writes the following letters:

E, N, K, D, H, I

Names, identifies, and writes the following letters:

W, G, U, Z, V, Y, Q, J

Alliteration

Repeats a series of words that begin with the following sounds:

 /m/, /b/, /t/, /s/

Sorts words that begin with a particular sound from words that don't, with high levels of support

Repeats a series of words that begin with the following sounds:

/f/, /p/, /k/, /l/, /r/

Sorts words that begin with a particular sound from words that don't, with high levels of support

Repeats a series of words that begin with the following sounds:

/n/, /d/, /h/

Sorts words that begin with a particular sound from words that don't, with high levels of support

Repeats a series of words that begin with the following sounds:

/w/, /g/, /z/, /v/, j (sound as in jump)

Sorts words that begin with a particular sound from words that don't with high levels of support

Rhyming (Choose from the endings listed below)

Generates or identifies familiar rhyming words (see list below) with modeling and imitative support during instructional activities

Generates or identifies familiar rhyme word pairs after exposure to that rhyme ending in a lesson (select target rhyme endings from the list below)

Generates and identifies familiar rhyme words in new contexts (not during or immediately following a rhyme instruction)

Generates and identifies new rhyme words (not previously introduced in instruction) in new and different contexts

Blending and Segmenting

Blends words into compound words (e.g., hot + dog =hotdog)

Segments sentences into words

Blends onset with rhyme ending for familiar words (e.g., those just introduced in rhyming)

Blends syllables into words

Segments compound words into their parts (e.g., hotdog = hot + dog)

Blends onset with rhyme ending for familiar words (e.g., those just introduced in rhyming)

Blends syllables into words

Segments the onset (initial consonant or blend) from a familiar word's rhyme ending

Blends onset with rhyme ending for familiar words (e.g., those just introduced in rhyming)

Blends syllables into words

Segments the onset (initial consonant or blend) from a familiar word's rhyme ending

Blends onset with rhyme ending for familiar words (e.g., those just introduced in rhyming)

 

Choose any of the endings listed at any time during the year to meet rhyme objectives.

-at

-am

-ap

-ag

-ab

-an

-ad

-ack

-ash

-and

-ake

-ate

-ace

-ape

-ane

-ame

-aw

-ar

-ay

-all

-air

-ail

-en

-et

-ed

-ell

-eck

-ew

-ee

-eet

-eel

-est

-eep

-een

-in

-ip

-it

-id

-ig

-im

-ill

-ish

-ick

-ift

-ing

-ight

-igh

-irl

-ine

-ike

-ide

-ize

-op

-ot

-og

-ob

-ox

-ock

-ow

-out

-oo

-oop

-oot

-o

-ote

-ore

-old

-ug

-ud

-up

-ub

-um

-un

-us

-ut

-uff

-uck

-ump

-unch

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Kindergarten Curriculum

CURRICULUM ELEMENT Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4 Block 5
Phonological Awareness Sound Identification Initial: M, B, T, S, F

Medial: short a

Final: short a rime endings
Initial: R, D, N, C, P

Medial: short i

Final: short i rime endings
Initial: K, G, W, H, Sh

Medial: short o

Final: M, B, T, S, F, D, N, P, Sh
Initial: L, J, X, Ch

Medial: short e

Final: M, B, T, S, F, D, N, P, Sh, L
Initial: V, Z, Qu, Y

Medial: short u

Final: M, B, T, S, F, D, N, K, P, G, Sh, L
Sound Blending & Manipulating -at, ag, ad, ab, an, am, ap, ack

Short a words
-ip, it, id, in, im, ig, ickish, ing

Short i words

Short a and i vowels in words
-ob, op, og, ot, ock

Short o words

Short a, i, and o vowels in words
-et, en, ed, eck

Short e words

Short a, o, i, and e vowels in words
-ug, ub, ut, un, um, up, uck

Short u words

Short a, i, o, e, and u vowels in words
Reading Letter Sound Association M, B, T, S, F
Short a
R, D, N, C, P
Short i
K, G, W, H, Sh
Short o
L, J, X, Ch
Short e
V, Z, Qu, Y
Short u
Decoding/Phonics -at, ag, ad, ab, an, am, ap, ack

Short a words
-ip, it, id, in, im, ig, ick
-ish, ing

Short i words and short a words
-ob, op, og, ot, ock

Short o vowels
Short a, i words including -ish
-et, en, ed, eck

Short e words
Short a, i, o words
-ug, ub ut, un, um, up, uck

Short u words
Short a, i, o, e words
Writing Spelling and  Word Analysis -at, ag, ad, ab, an, am, ap, ack

Short a words
-ip, it, id, in, im, ig, ick, ish, ing

Short i words

Short a and i vowels in words
-ob, op, og, ot, ock

Short o words

Short a, i, and o vowels in words
-et, en, ed, eck

Short e words

Short a, o, i, and e vowels in words
-ug, ub, ut, un, um, up, uck

Short u words

Short a, i, o, e, and u vowels in words

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First Grade Curriculum

 

CURRICULUM ELEMENT Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4 Block 5
Phonics Consonants and Digraphs sh , ch, x = ks
qu = kw, ck = k
wh, th
 
ng Hard vs. soft c Hard vs. soft g
Double letters End: ck End: ss End: ll Middle: bb, dd, ll, mm Middle: nn, pp, rr, tt, zz
Blends Beginning: br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr
 
Final:   N/A
 
 
Beginning: bl, fl, cl, pl, sc, sk, sl, sm, sn
 
Final: N/A
 
Beginning: sp, st, sw
 
Final: ft, mp, nd, nk, nt, pt, rd & rk
Beginning: scr, spr, str, spl, squ
 
Final: nk, st, nt, mp
Beginning: shr, thr
 
Final: sk & sp, st, ld, lt, lf
 
Vowel patterns Short Vowel Review: a, e, i, o, u
Long a with silent e (e.g., lake)
Long i with silent e (-ike, ice )
Long o silent e (e.g., note)
long u silent e (cute, use, blue)
long lone o (go, so)
Long ee (feet)
long ea (beat)
long oa (boat)
long ow (row)
 
 
Long a = ai (pain)
long a = ay (stay)
long i = y (my, sky)
r -vowels:
ar (car)
air, are (chair,stare)
or (snore)
er (her, first, turn, burr)
Diphthongs:
oi = oil
oy = boy
ow (owl, out)
oo = (too, tool)
oo = (book, took)
Long e = y (bunny, baby)
 
Writing Spelling CVC short vowel words
long a silent e (e.g., cake)
Long i silent e (like)
Long u silent e (cute)
long o silent e (bone)
lone o (go, so, no)
 
Long e with ee (feet)
long e with ea (beat)
long e with e (me)
long o with oa (goat)
long o with ow (row)
ai (pain)
ay (stay)
y (by, my)
ar (car)
air (chair, stare)
or (snore)
oi (oil)
oy (boy)
ow (owl, out)
y (bunny, baby)
 
Suffixes (-ed, -est,
-ness, -ing)

 
Independent and shared writing (words in context) Short vowel words
long a silent e
long i silent e
Long u silent e
long o silent e
long lone o (go, so)
Long e with ee (feet)
long e with ea (beat)
long e with e (be, me)
long o with ow (row)
Long a with ai
long a with ay
ar (car)
air (chair, stare)
or (snore)
er (her, first, turn, burr)
oi (oil)
oy (boy)
ow (owl, out)
oo = (too, tool, moon)
oo = (book)
y (bunny, baby)
Phonological awareness Sound identification sh, ch, ks (at end), qu (at beginning)
 
Long a
long i
wh, th  at the beginning, middle and end (voiceless)
 
Long u
long o
th (voiced at beginning) and ng
 
Long e
 
Number of sounds vs letters in words with digraphs
Hard from soft c
 
Long from short a and o
 
r- controlled vowels (ar, air, or, er)
Hard from soft g
 
Diphthongs oi, oy, and ow
 
number of sounds vs number of letters
 
Blend and manipulate Short vowel words
 
Words with r and l blends
 
Long a and long i with silent e
(-ake and ike)
 
Beginning blends: br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr
Long a, i, o, and u words with silent e (note, cute)
 
Change short- to long- vowel words (add silent e)
 
Beginning blends: bl, fl, cl, pl, sc, sk, sl, sm, sn
Long- to short-vowel words (meet to met)
 
Beginning: sp, st, sw
 
Ending blends: ft, ld, mp, nd, nk, nt, pt, rd & rk
 
 
Long a, i, e, and o words (ai, ay, y, ea, oa, ow, ee)
 
Beginning: scr, spr, str, spl, squ
 
Ending blends: nk, st, nt, mp
 
Words with diphthongs and y (long e = funny)
 
suffixes (-ed, -est,
-ness, -ing)

 
Beginning blends: shr, thr
 
Ending blends: ld, lf, lt, sk, st, sk

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