Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Perfect Way to Teach Sight Word Fluency!

Sight Words
Sight Words
Sight Words
Dolch, Fry's, district required words...AHH!  There are so many!
There is finally a way to teach them to all types of students!
(Sometimes the most growth is from ESL students!)

In December two years ago, I had an extremely high number of students who didn't know their Quarters 1 & 2 sight words.  
Yikes!!
This was not okay!!  
I needed a new strategy that taught the sight words in context and could be tailored to each student.  

Each student that needed extra help has a binder with an individualized cover!
(Some of my colleagues love this so much they do it with their whole class!)

Inside their binders are pages with all their sight words listed, a color sheet, checklist, and graph!
(This is great to show parents at conferences!)

Each student also has the current quarters sight word fluency sheet!
This is where the magic happens!
The word is used in context with a sentence!!!
This greatly helps the kiddos who can read a word on a card but can't transfer it to a book.  Or the student that finds memorizing sight words, challenging.
If we ever ran out of time, the kiddos would remind me to do a page from our Sight Word Binders!
I ended the year will ALL (praise God) passing all first grade words.  My district has 153 required!

Here is the exciting part for teachers!
It's editable!
Enter student names...once!
Enter student scores...once!
"Wow!! This is AMAZING! I love the visuals and sentence structure for struggling readers and ELL students! Thank you for making it editable so I can add my own words!" 
-A Happy Customer

Over 225 sight words Included:
Dolch Preprimer
Dolch Primer
Dolch First Grade
Fry's First 100
and many more words included!
(Click on the product preview in TPT to see a list of all words included!)

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8 comments:

  1. EEK I would TOTALLY snatch these up, but we are using Fry's this year :( What a wonderful product!

    Sparkling in Second

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  2. I entered your giveaway! Hope I win! Your product looks awesome! :)

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  3. That looks amazing! Super creative and resourceful. I love that the kids get to graph their progress. What an awesome motivator.

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  4. Wow! What a comprehensive product. I love the student tracking pages. Fantastic!

    Kelly
    Lattes and Lunchrooms

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  5. I love this set. You have put a lot of work into this! I have one suggestion. . .On your rafflecopter, you didn't put the live link in for your TPT store. It might turn people away if they don't have the link right there for them to click on. It takes a few more steps, but I did find your store and became a new follower.
    Patty
    Second In Line

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  6. I'm glad to have found your blog thru the TPT Seller's Challenge. Your sight word product looks fantastic! I entered your giveaway and am following your blog now.
    Chrissy
    First Grade Found Me

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  7. This looks so great!! I'm excited to find your blog through the tpt sellers challenge! :) I finally got my "masterpieces" posted today! :)

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  8. I homeschool my son is there anyway I can purchase these from you?

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