Just in case you need a few statistics on sight words...
*12 sight words make up 25% of those we read and write
*100 sight words make up 50% of those we read and write
*About 300 sight words account for 75% of those we read and write
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- RF.K. 1Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
- Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.
- Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
- Understand that words are separated by spaces in print.
- RF.K.2 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes)..
- Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words.1 (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
Phonics and Word Recognition
- RF.K.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or most frequent sound for each consonant.
- Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do,does)