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Graded Lists of Sight Words
- This site gives the Dolch Word List, which is one of the commonly used sources of sight words).
- 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
- 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
- These ideas for making word walls are for early childhood grade-level students. http://fun-a-day.com/word-walls-preschool-kindergarten/
- 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
- 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
- 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
- This site offers suggestions for teaching sight words to English language learners.
Sight Word Activities for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
- 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