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Sight Words Program Kindergarten through 2nd Grade

Designed for: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

This comprehensive sight words program teaches the 220 Dolch sight words and more than 100 other high frequency words to students at a kindergarten through 2nd grade level. The word lists in the Essential Skills Sight Words program constitute over 50% of most reading material. Words are introduced in a logical progression starting at the kindergarten level and building to sight words for grades 1 and 2. Over 550 engaging sight words activities provide hours of focused sight words practice to ensure mastery of the basic sight words kindergarten through 2nd grade students need to develop automaticity and fluency.

Sight Words Program Targeted Skills

  • Word Recognition & Sight Words Practice
  • 220 Dolch Sight Words
  • Color Words
  • Number Words
  • Contractions
  • Comprehension Using Context
  • Visual & Auditory Memory

Highlighted Features

  • Developed by teachers and reading specialists
  • Designed for all primary level readers
  • Divides sight words practice into six levels to teach more than 300 words
  • Teaches word discrimination and the concept of word families
  • Follows a logical progression e.g. Kindergarten, sight words for grade 1 etc.
  • Includes special exercises to teach color words, number words and contractions
  • Provides sight words practice for all types of learning styles


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Dolch Sight Words Assessment

Every Essential Skills program includes a comprehensive pretest, ensuring a personalized learning journey for every student. The Dolch Sight Words assessment tests students’ knowledge and recognition of the 220 Dolch sight words as well as 100 other high-frequency words.

Upon completion of the Sight Words test, students are prescribed a customized sight words practice program, uniquely tailored to their individual needs.

The Dolch Sight Words assessment provides educators with a quick and easy tool to individualize instruction for every student in their class with just a few simple clicks. This approach represents significant time savings, freeing teachers from the repetitive teach-review-test cycle for basic skills.

Sight Words Activities

Our Sight Words program enriches student learning with over 550 interactive sight words activities, perfectly tailored for auditory, visual, and tactile learners. These sight words activities, ranging from engaging games to hands-on typing exercises, cater to a wide range of learning styles and ability levels.

The many sight words activities in the program are presented in a sequential manner so that each skill builds upon the previous one. Words are grouped in a logical progression to lay the groundwork for a solid foundation.

Like every Essential Skills program, our sight words activities provide engaging, focused instruction without the time-consuming animations or game-based distractions to ensure optimal use of limited instructional time.

Try Our Sight Words Program Risk Free for 45 Days!

We’re so confident that you’ll love your Essential Skills sight words program, we’ll give you 45 days to try it out before you even pay!

Here’s how it works:

  1. Place your order (no purchase order necessary)
  2. Try the sight words program risk free for 45 days
  3. Pay the invoice at the end of the 45 days, or cancel and pay nothing

To order the sight words program online, simply choose one of the license types below. You will have the option for us to invoice your school, or you can pay using a credit card. To order by phone, call 1-800-753-3727, or fax your order to 1-800-723-7718. We accept purchase orders, but they are not required.

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The sight words program is available in web-based format. The perpetual licensed version above is a one-time purchase which you can use over and over, with no subscription charges or renewal fees. The web-based version is a low-cost yearly subscription, which requires no installation or configuration on your network.

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