Audio flashcards of sight words with a circus themed background and melodies. You may use the PowerPoint on the smartboard whole group, or download the file onto student computers for independent practice.
I have students come in first thing in the morning to do their circus words. When I taught reading intervention for 2nd graders, most of them had to learn the "Circus Words" (first grade level high frequency words) before advancing onto the Word Safari - 2nd grade lists.
SET D list: sometimes, take, there, about, by, family, grew, read, work, writing, find, follow, found, four, full, these, way, were, each, great, other, place, talk, together, won't