Dr. Fry's 1000 Instant Words: The Most Common Words for Teaching Reading, Writing and Spelling

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Teacher Created Resources, 2000 - Education - 64 pages
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Ranks one thousand English words in order of frequency and provides suggestions for teaching instant words and assessing students' knowledge of them.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
1000 Instant Words Rank Order
5
Testing the Instant Words
39
Directions for the Instant Word Test
40
Instant Word Test
41
Teaching the Instant Words
43
Spelling
49
Picture Nouns
51
Alphabetical Order
62
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Edward B. Fry, Ph.D. is professor emeritus of education at Rutgers University, where for twenty-four years, he was director of the Reading Center. Dr. Fry is known internationally for his Readability Graph, which is used by teachers, publishers, and others to judge the difficulty of books and other materials. Fry was elected to the Reading Hall of Fame in 1993. He is the author of the Reading Teacher's Book of Lists, now in its fourth edition, from Jossey-Bass.

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