Links for More Information

Graded Lists of Sight Words

  1. This site gives the Dolch Word List, which is one of the commonly used sources of sight words).
    http://www.dolchsightwords.org/
  2. The Fry Sight Word List (another commonly used source for sight words) on this web site is divided into lists of one hundred each. http://www.westbranch.k12.oh.us/userfiles/167/fry_complete_1000.pdf

Activities Using Sight Words

  1. The ideas and games for teaching high-frequency words on this site are designed for parents but useful for paraprofessionals, tutors, and teachers as well.  https://www.reading-tutors.com/tips/TH_Tips_HFW.pdf
  2. These ideas for making word walls are for early childhood grade-level students.  http://fun-a-day.com/word-walls-preschool-kindergarten/
  3. Nursery rhyme word wall templates and ideas for word-wall games for students are provided on this site. http://www.dltk-teach.com/rhymes/hickory/mwordwall.htm
  4. This site offers brief discussions of tips to keep in mind in making word walls. http://www.learningunlimitedllc.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Day-1-12-Days-12-Tools-Word-Walls-by-Dr.-Kimberly-Tyson-Learning-Unlimited.pdf
  5. Four methods for building students’ sight word vocabulary are described on this site. https://www.interventioncentral.org/instruction_reading_vocabulary_sight_words_acquisition_4_methods

Sight Word Activities for English Language Learners

  1. This site offers suggestions for teaching sight words to English language learners.
    http://www.esltrail.com/2010/11/ideas-for-how-to-teach-sight-words.html

Sight Word Activities for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

  1. Suggestions for teaching reading to students with Down Syndrome (emphasis is on sight word reading) are provided here.  http://www.kcdsg.org/files/content/DSFOC%20Literacy%20Guide.pdf