Fry Words: 1000 Sight Words
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The Fry 1000 Instant Words are a list of the most common words used for teaching reading, writing, and spelling.
* 1st to 4 th grade levels
* Professional voiceovers for excellent auditory learning
* Built-in game for playful learning
* Hard and easy levels of difficulty for the game
Learning Fry Words has never been so much fun! Using all touch features which kids love with playful sounds and professionally recorded voiceovers, this is a complete learning experience for any child who is beginning to learn Sight Words or looking to enhance vocabulary and memory.
These high-frequency words should be recognized instantly by readers.
Dr. Edward B. Fry's Instant Words (which are often referred to as the "Fry Words") are the most common words used in English ranked in order of frequency.
• 25 words make up approximately 1/3 of all items published.
• 100 words comprise approximately 1/2 of all of the words found in publications.
• 300 words make up approximately 65% of all written material.
Over half of every newspaper article, textbook, children's story, and the novel is composed of these 300 words. It is difficult to write a sentence without using several of the first 300 words in the Fry 1000 Instant Words List.
Consequently, students need to be able to read the first 300 Instant Words without a moment's hesitation.
The Fry 1000 Instant Words have been arranged in the order of frequency, which they occur in printed material.
After Fry developed his word lists, he worked to inspire young children to memorize these sight words to jump-start the reading process. The Fry 1000 Instant Words and lists are widely used today and highly respected by both teachers and parents.
Many of the Fry 1000 Instant Words are difficult to portray with pictures or hard to sound out through phonics methods. Therefore, these words must be learned as sight words and they must be quickly recognized in order to achieve reading fluency.