Learning 1st grade sight words is the single best thing your student can do to get off to a good start with first grade spelling, reading and writing. These are words that all first graders should read instantly and spell easily. Don't miss our practice ideas below!
When parents end their children off to first grade, they often worry about how their child will do in class. Give YOUR child a head start by helping them to learn these words, using our practice ideas! This will be a big help to your first grader's success!
There are two main lists of sight words, the Dolch List and the Fry List. Words on both lists share these factors:
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 important words.
Practice 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 Worksheets for Grades 1 and 2! It contains 50 all-new worksheets, not found on this website, that make spelling practice FUN for your early learner.
Here are more practice ideas for parents and
If you need sentence suggestions, here are a few to help you get started. The Dolch sight words are in bold.
Try these fun Sight Word Printables. Our sight words printables are a fun way to give your young learners more practice with Dolch and Fry sight words. On these worksheets, students will write and spell these words. They will relate these words to real-life items: numbers, colors and foods.
Or how about these Sight Word Games and Activities? Assign students to work in pairs. Give each pair 6 or 8 sight word cards and a set of alphabet blocks. (If students are using a single set of letters, be sure to select sight word cards without duplicate letters.) Choose words of 3 or more letters.
Try even more Sight Word Games, including Tic-Tac-Toe! You'll find complete instructions, suitable for your early learners, along with teaching and practice tips and printable pages. Don't miss Love the Letters, What's Missing? and all the rest of my sight word reinforcement and practice activities!
Here at Spelling-Words-Well, you'll find everything at your fingertips!
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