What are sight words?
The most frequently used words in the English Language are known as sight words. Early readers need to practice them.
The Joy of Flash Cards
Flash cards are an excellent idea, but in my house they just end up all over the place (and I don’t need another mess to clean up!). So I came up with a way to create your own mess-free flash cards for under $2.
How to Make Mess-Free Flash Cards
Instead of using loose cards, buy an notebook of spiral bound index cards. You can get one at the grocery store for under $2. They are great to keep in the car - especially if you are heading out of town on a trip. It’s a mess-free way for your kids to practice their vocabulary or sight words.
List of Sight Words By Grade
Attached is a list of site words by grade that I found on a really comprehensive web site called K12reader that has a TON of educational resources for kids including spelling lists, worksheets and guides for parents and teachers. You should totally check them out.
Are any of you swimming in flash cards?