• Word List
     
     
    The lists below contains the Dolch "sight" words. These are some of the most commonly used words in the English language. The children should recognize these words by "sight," not by sounding them out. It is important that a child memorize these words in order to develop reading fluency or speed. The more fluently a child reads, the easier it is for him to comprehend what he has read.
    Parents may help by using the lists below to make flash cards, bingo games, or any other learning materials to practice these words with your child at home.
     
     
    Preprimer Primer First Second Third
    a all after always about
    and am again around better
    away are an because bring
    big at any been carry
    blue ate ask before clean
    can be as best cut
    come black at both done
    down brown by but draw
    find but could call drink
    for came every cold eight
    funny did fly does fall
    go do from don't far
    help eat give fast found
    here four going first full
    I get had five gave
    in good has found goes
    is have her gave got
    it he him goes grow
    jump into his green hold
    little like how its hurt
    look must just made if
    make new know many keep
    me no let off kind
    my now live or laugh
    not on may pull light
    one our old read long
    play out once right much
    red please open sing myself
    run pretty over sit never
    said ran put sleep only
    see ride round tell own
    the saw some their pick
    three say stop these seven
    to she take those shall
    two so thank upon show
    up soon them us six
    we that then use small
    where there think very start
    yellow they walk wash ten
    you this were which today
      too when why together
      under   wish try
      want   work warm
      was   would  
      well   write  
      went   your  
      what      
      white      
      who      
      will      
      with      
      yes