newly enhanced and extensively updated, the wilson reading system (wrs) 4th edition builds on more than 30 years of proven success in literacy instruction. this new edition provides teachers with even more explicit guidance and extensive resources in word structure, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension to benefit students. one of the more significant and important updates is the direct teaching of high frequency words, including irregular words, in a predetermined sequence. because the instructor manual now provides more detailed instructions, including the tips and other guidance used in wilsonâ® trainings, it has been divided into two volumes.
chapter 23 describes the wilson reading systemâ® in detail. in this chapter, the wilson reading systemâ® is highlighted as one of three exemplary programs for adolescent students. the wilson reading systemâ® (wrs) is included in the guide for phonics, fluency, and comprehension. fundationsâ® and the wilson reading systemâ® are named as appropriate reading programs for students and adults with dyslexia. effectiveness of the wilson reading systemâ® used in public school training. the ecs reviewed the wilson reading systemâ® and provided a description of the program. the authors identify wilson reading systemâ® as an exemplary program for teaching decoding with adults and recognize it as the most widely used such program for adults.
the wilson reading systemâ® (wrs) intensive instruction for the non-responsive reader (steps 1-6) online course is included as part of the wrs level i certification. for those who have previously completed the wrs intensive instruction: online course (steps 1-6) and would like to pursue wrs level i certification, please contact us for registration information. the wrs intensive instruction for the non-responsive reader (steps 1-6) online course provides practical application of reading research, with particular emphasis on phonological awareness, phonics, and spelling at the beginning levels of decoding and encoding. the course includes additional topics such as diagnostic teaching and differentiating instruction through pacing, high frequency word instruction, vocabulary instruction, fluency instruction, dyslexia, listening and reading comprehension strategies, use of differentiated texts, and handwriting.
teachers follow a ten-part lesson plan during each wilson reading systemâ® (wrs) session. a full lesson requires up to 90 minutes. the lesson plan moves at a quick pace with constant interaction between teacher and student. it is divided into 3 blocks. 30 minutes: word study/foundational reading skills: phonemic awareness, decoding, vocabulary, high frequency word reading, single word accuracy/automaticity, phrasing/prosody, fluency and comprehension at the sentence level 30 minutes: spelling/foundational writing skills: phonemic segmentation, encoding, english spelling rules, high frequency word spelling, vocabulary, concept mark-up, sentence-level punctuation, proofreading 30 minutes: fluency and comprehension: vocabulary, listening/silent and oral reading fluency and comprehension, narrative and informational text
wilson is a provider of research-based reading and spelling programs for all ages. its multisensory, structured curricula – fundations®, wilson just words®, the wilson reading system®, and wilson fluency®/basic have been proven highly effective. with wilson, the path to meeting literacy objectives is all mapped out. the best way to achieve literacy success is to identify the individual student’s needs and then implement the correct teaching strategy. we offer several literacy instructional models to meet the needs ofâ distinct student populations: prevention and early intervention for k-3 students, intervention for older students, and intensive intervention. each model differs in practice, intensity, and duration, but all have been designed to help students master the appropriate level of literacy.â explore this section to see howâ wilson works!