Counting Fireflies is a card game focused on sight word recognition practice. This game also incorporates basic one-to-one counting skills in a cooperative learning environment.
This game is best suited for small group instruction. Some suggestions for use; reading centers, intervention stations or any other time students would benefit from word work instruction, practice or review.
The follow words sets are included in this game:
Sight Words Set A
a, am, an, and, are, as, at, away, be, big, but, can, come, do, down, find, for, from, funny, go, have, he, help, here, his, I, in, is, it, jump, like, little, look, make, me, my, no, not, of, on, play, run, said, see, so, that, the, they, this, to, up, was, we, where, with, you
Sight Words Set B
all, ate, ball, boy, by, came, day, did, each, eat, get, girl, good, got, had, has, her, him, how, if, into, man, mom, must, new, now, or, our, out, put, ran, read, ride, sat, saw, say, she, sit, soon, their, then, there, too, under, us, use, want, well, went, were, what, when, which, who, will, yes
Sight Words Set C
about, after, again, any, ask, back, bad, because, been, before, big, cat, could, dad, dog, don’t, every, fly, fun, give, going, I’m, know, let, live, made, many, may, more, mother, old, once, open, other, over, people, please, pretty, round, some, stop, take, than, thank, them, then, these, think, time, very, walk, way, words, would, write, your
Sight Words Set D
able, always, almost, around, become, behind, best, both, books, bus, buy, call, called, can’t, car, city, cold, does, door, end, fast, first, fish, gave, goes, hide, hill, home, its, long, love, much, name, off, oil, paper, part, place, pull, rain, right, room, sing, sky, sleep, stay, tell, today, top, upon, wash, water, week, why, wish, work
Sight Words Set E
across, anything, ask, begin, better, bring, brother, carry, clean, close, cut, done, draw, drink, even, fall, far, feel, food, found, full, gone, grow, hold, hot, hurt, keep, kind, knew, laugh, light, most, myself, never, number, only, own, pick, same, sea, sentence, show, small, something, sound, start, thing, those, together, through, try, wait, warm, winter, wrote, year
red, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple, brown, black, white, pink, gray
one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty
I hope you and your students enjoy this game! Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns!
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