Why Magic Words

About Magic Words

Magic Words resources

Learning the 100 most commonly occurring words in English is essential to every child's reading success.

The top 100 most common words make up ½ of all reading. 

Words like “the”, “a”, “and” are in every book, paper and magazine.

12 Golden Words are the most common words in all reading and make up 1/4 or one in every four words.

Learning the 12 Golden Words allows children to begin reading little books. Children can begin reading small repetitious books, using the pictures, like “This is a dog”. “This is a cat”. “This is a bird”.

Related Posts

Why the Magic Words are coloured
Why the Magic Words are coloured
The brain is physically divided into the left and right hemispheres. The hemispheres are connected by a network of ne...
Read More
Author
Author
Marcella Reiter is the author and creator of the Magic Words. She is an experienced Classroom Teacher, Education Cons...
Read More
Magic 200 Words
Magic 200 Words
Magic Words International undertook an extensive worldwide literature search of wordlists and word frequency research...
Read More


Older Post Newer Post