It is important for young readers to instantly recognize words by sight in order to build reading fluency. It is also important for readers to practice words in meaningful context through phrase and sentence reading practice.
This Sight Word Practice Book (includes Dolch word lists 6-11) is great to help reinforce the identification of common sight words without the need for “drill and kill”! Students are motivated to read the words to make their own book to take home. They love coloring the pictures when they have finished with their page.
Students (1) read the word
, , (2) build the word
, (cut and paste the letters in the correct order in the provided boxes) , (3) write the word
, (4) circle the word
, in a phrase or sentence. Students then write their own sentence using the focus word on the back of the page.
Directions for making the book are included. For your convenience, we have made 2 books per page. Simply print the pages, cut down the middle of the page to form 2 books and staple the half pages together.
These Dolch list
books are organized by the order of word frequency. The words in this product are: away, old, by, their, here, saw, call, after, well, think, ran, let, help, make, going, sleep, brown, yellow, five, six, walk, two, or, before, eat, again, play, who, been, may, stop, off, never, seven, eight, cold, today, fly, myself, round, tell, much, keep, give, work, first, try, new, must, start, black, white, ten, does, bring, goes, write, always, drink, once, soon, made, run, gave, open, has, find, only, us, three, our, better, hold, buy, funny, warm, ate, full, those, done, use, fast, say, light, pick, hurt, pull, cut, kind, both, sit, which, fall, carry, small, under, read, why, own, found, wash, show, hot, because, far, live, draw, clean, grow, best, upon, these, sing, together, please, thank, wish, many, shall, laugh
To see books for lists 1-5 click here
Student Data Sheets
, (As you assess your students, mark the words they know on the Student Data Sheets.)
(Copy a sheet for each student. Indicate the words they need to practice at home.)
This product addresses the following Common Core* Language Arts Standards for K, 1st 2nd and 3rd grade:
RF.K.3.d. Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
RF.1.3.g. Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
RF.2.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences. Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
RF.2.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
SL.2.6. Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification.
L.2.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified. Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watchconed the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).
L.2.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
RF.3.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
RF.3.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
L.3.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when
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