Sight Words & High Frequency Words
Only 100 words make up half of all the words found in book today. This small set of words are the foundation for our language. They are in our daily reading and writing.
Color Words: red, yellow, orange, green, pink, blue, purple, black, brown
Number Words: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten
What are sight words? Common words that Children are expected to know on sight, instantly, and automatically in order to develop into an efficient and smooth reader. These words are known by sight, that is, by looking at them and recognizing them, without any attempt to be “sounded out”. Developing a large sight word vocabulary helps a student become a better reader by increasing reading fluency, speed and accuracy.
1st nine weeks: the, end,
2nd nine weeks: to, of, from, four
3rd nine weeks: into, one, you, said, have, do, was, what
4th nine weeks: my, two, when, they, who, come, where, are, eight
High Frequency Words
High Frequency words are the most commonly used words every kid should know, frequently used and repeated in a book. The difference is they can be sounded out using phonics. We need to teach the phonics lesson that helps them to sound it out.
1st nine weeks: hot, got, a, at, an, not, on
2nd nine weeks: I, am, him, in, it, its, sit, last, stop, as, has, his, is, fast, if, off, ran, ask, big
3rd nine weeks: but, run, up, us, can, cat, cut, best, get, help, let, set, tell, ten, yes, and, did, end, had, red, jump, six, love, well, went, will, win
4th nine weeks: black, she, than, that, them, this, with, look, ate, came, made, make, more, five, like, nine, time, use, here, these, green, see, three, for, or, her, number