High Frequency Words

              High Frequency words also know as sight words are common words that a reader should recognize on "sight' or instantly. High Frequency words will play an important role in your child's early childhood education and impact your child's reading efficiency and reading development.  Knowing how to read and spell these words instantly and automatically will help your child develop into an efficient and smooth reader.
             To learn High Frequency words a child will want to have them memorized because these words can't be sounded out.  I will post the new high frequency words on this page as we learn them in class.  When you read with your child have them point out the high frequency words to you to help reinforce learning.




































    Fun learning games to do to practice our High Frequency words:
    1. Go to http://www.starfall.com/n/matching/sight-words/load.htm play Make a Match and Back Pack Bear's Book.
    2. Make high frequency word flash cards and have your child be the teacher and quiz you!
    3. Practice writing the words with different materials such as sandbox sand, baking flour in a shallow pan, playdough, chalk, markers, crayons, colored pencils, expo markers on a dry erase board and magnetic letters on the refrigerator.
    4. Make your own books by downloading pictures from the internet or cutting them out of magazines, paste them on a piece of paper and have your child label each page.  Some examples would be to get pictures of your child's favorite foods or animals and write the in front of the picture of the rabbit, the penguin, the kitten or write in front of a peach, a hot dog , a cookie ect.
Last Modified on August 23, 2022