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A-E Standards

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A-E Standards

Magic Words Australian Benchmarks for Word Recognition Manual allows teachers to measure a student’s:

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Magic Words Assessment and Benchmarks

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Magic Words Assessment and Benchmarks

Measure each student’s:

* word recognition skills against Australian Benchmarks

* rate of acquisition of the high-frequency words term by term, across the first four years of schooling

* automaticity and fluency for reading 

* progress in literacy proficiency for assessment, tracking and monitoring, and reporting   (A-E Reporting Standards - A Well Above, B Above Average, C At Standard, Below Average, E Well Below)

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Professional Learning

Professional Learning

Professional Learning

Magic Words is used in schools all around the world and in over 80% of Australian Primary Schools.

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Magic Words in the Classroom

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Magic Words in the Classroom

It is important that every child is given every opportunity to learn to read with the highest value literacy teaching strategies and resources available. To allow students easy access to their Magic Words, store them in a jewellery organiser (or document envelopes, plastic containers or even ice-cream tubs!), and hang it somewhere that students can access their words themselves. You can store them in class groups, in order of frequency or anyway that suits your teaching needs (Class Groups, Magic Words Levels, CVC Words, sounds, tricky words etc.).

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Assessment and Reporting

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Assessment and Reporting

MIOOW® Magic Words® Recognition Tests are individually administered and are designed to record each student’s knowledge of the most frequently used words.

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