Lesson Plan

Wilson Reading System Lesson PlanTeachers follow a 10-part lesson plan during each Wilson Reading System® (WRS) session.  A full lesson requires 90 minutes. The lesson plan moves at a quick pace with constant interaction between teacher and student. It is divided into 3 Blocks. 

  • Block 1: Parts 1-5 emphasize word study.
  • Block 2: Parts 6-8 emphasize spelling.
  • Block 3: Parts 9-10 emphasize fluency and comprehension.

Block 1: Lesson Plan Parts 1-5

30 minutes: word study: phonemic awareness, decoding, vocabulary, single word accuracy/automaticity, phrasing/prosody, fluency and comprehension at the sentence level

Block 2: Lesson Plan Parts 6-8

30 minutes: spelling, sight word instruction, vocabulary, proofreading

Block 3: Lesson Plan Parts 9-10

30 minutes:  reading fluency and comprehension, visualization at the text-level (both literary and informational), oral language skills