About Magic Words

Double letters with Magic Words

Games and strategies

Double letters with Magic Words

Use your Magic Words Playing Cards to teach double letters.

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What are the Magic Words

About Magic Words

What are the Magic Words

Magic Words are the most common words in English and are the most important words in learning to read and write.

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Tracing the Magic Words

Games and strategies

Tracing the Magic Words

Use a water based marker on the front of the Magic Words Learning Board to practice writing the Magic Words in the level the child is learning.  

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Magic Words Playing Card Games

Games and strategies

Magic Words Playing Card Games

Match the Magic Words Playing Cards to the book, so that your child can see that the same words are in their book.

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Magic Words Assessment and Benchmarks

Professional Learning

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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