Elementary Sight Words

Sight Words

High frequency sight words are commonly used words that children learn to read automatically. These words make up approximately 75% of the written language. Building automaticity with sight words helps develop children’s fluency which will support reading comprehension. Many of these words have unique spelling patterns so it is helpful to practice recognizing these words beginning in early primary grades. Several different lists of high frequency sight words have been developed, though the Dolch Sight Word Lists and the list of Fry 1000 Instant Words are the most widely used.

Use the following links to access sight word lists and resources:

Free Sight Word Lists and Flashcards from Unique Teaching Resources

Dolch and Fry Sight Word Flashcards