Date Location Presenter(s) Cost Availability
11 Oct 2019 Sydney
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Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm
Marcella Reiter
$245.00 Register
24 Oct 2019 Melbourne
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Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm
Marcella Reiter


M100W - Magic Words Literacy Workshop

Magic Words are the most important words in learning to read and write: they are the most frequently used words and make up, on average, 70% of all words used.

Through current research into evidence-based instruction and best practice, teachers will gain knowledge into which are the most essential strategies in learning to read and write.

The Magic Words resources provide teachers with hundreds of easy-to-use literacy activities to:   

  • Rapidly improve reading and writing
  • Increase fluency
  • Develop comprehension

Participants will experience a range of practical strategies that can be applied immediately in the classroom.

  • Magic Words in the literacy block – when, where, how and why
  • Assessment and reporting using the Magic Words Recognition Test
  • Magic Words Australian Benchmarks for tracking, monitoring and reporting
  • Magic Words literacy strategies to support reading, spelling and writing
  • Link between automaticity, fluency and comprehension

This informative, interactive workshop will cover the most important principles for the acquisition of excellence in literacy teaching and learning.