1st Grade Sight Words
Learning 1st grade sight words is the single best thing your
can do to get off to a good start with first grade spelling, reading
writing. These are words that all first graders should read
instantly and spell easily. Don't
miss our practice ideas below!
broken down the Dolch Sight Word List for first grade into two parts,
so you and your child can work
on mastering just a few words at a time. Give your
first grader confidence by helping her to learn these 1st grade sight
that many of these words appear on our larger lists of 1st
grade spelling words,
and some even appear on our 2nd
these sight words
for first grade spelling as many ways as you can.
You'll find some great ideas in our our eBook
of FUN Spelling
for Grades 1 and 2!
It contains 50 all-new worksheets
make spelling practice FUN
for your early learner.
Here are more practice ideas for parents and
for these words when you're reading picture books
together. After you've
finished reading an enjoyable book, go back and look for these sight
words. Encourage your first grader to read sentences aloud that contain
the words on food packages and road signs. Ask your child
to repeat the phrases or sentences after you've read them to
your child to spell the words aloud from time to time in spare moments.
Choose just one or two words to work on at once. Quiz your
students) many, many times but only for a minute or two. Long
of drill are not helpful at this young age.
ask your child to write the words. If possible, have
manuscript paper available so he can use the lines for guidance.
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